West Village Historical Walking Tour

This engaging walking tour is an off-the-beaten-path view of Greenwich Village. With a small group—fewer than 16 people—you'll see the shops, bars and stoops where some of your favorite artists, musicians and writers were inspired. Leave this legendary New York neighborhood with more than photos of famous buildings, landmarks, and street corners. Come away knowing why they’re unforgettable.

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2 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Professional guide
    • Entry/Admission - West Village
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: West Village, New York City, NY

      Walk the streets of Dylan and Ochs, Hendrix and Momma Cass as we visit the haunts of such clubs like the Gaslight Cafe, Cafe Au Go Go, The Bitter End, The Kettle of Fish and more.

      Duration: 24 minutes

      Stop At: West Village, New York City, NY

      Learn about the early history of the slaves who settled and farmed this part of Manhattan and the neighborhood their descendants developed.

      Duration: 24 minutes

      Stop At: West Village, New York City, NY

      Hear about the Ashcan School of Art and Abstract Expressionism, both originating from the streets of Greenwich Village. View reproductions of their work.

      Duration: 24 minutes

      Stop At: West Village, New York City, NY

      Learn of the influences in the liberal environment of Greenwich Village that served as a catalyst for the Stonewall Riots and other social movements through the centuries.

      Duration: 24 minutes

      Stop At: West Village, New York City, NY

      See the many types of architecture found in the neighborhood, from the iconic tenement housing to Federal and Greek Revival.

      Duration: 24 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      37 Washington Square W, New York, NY 10011, USA
      Departure Time :
      10:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      Returns to original departure point
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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    Organised by Central Park & Environs Walking Tours

    Activity ID: V-134104P2

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