Lower Manhattan and Ground Zero Guided Walking Tour New York, NY

Babylon Tours NYCBattery ParkNew York, NY 10004
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Overview

From colonial origins to modern icons, discover New York City’s captivating story on a semi-private Lower Manhattan walking tour by Babylon Tours NYC. Explore sites like Trinity Church, Battery Park, Wall Street, and the 9/11 Memorial. This 2 to 2.5-hour exploration showcases why the Big Apple stands tall among the world's greatest cities.

up to 2.5 hrs 2 to 8 people

Good To Know

  • Semi-private tour with eight guests maximum.
  • Tour duration approximately 2.5 hours.
  • Engaging educational tour of NYC's oldest neighborhood.

Description

from Lower Manhattan and Ground Zero Guided Walking Tour
New York City, likened to a teenager in comparison to London or Paris, stands as one of the world's most inspiring cities. Embark on a 2 to 2.5-hour private guided walking tour of Lower Manhattan to uncover its Dutch and colonial origins, exploring architectural and public spaces often unknown to the majority of locals. Take a journey back in time to unveil the evolution of The Big Apple through both prosperous and challenging periods.

Throughout the tour, historical sites such as Bowling Green and Castle Clinton in Battery Park will be revealed. Statesmen, including George Washington and Alexander Hamilton, will be introduced at Federal Hall and Trinity Church, followed by a leap to the last century, where the Charging Bull emerged as the symbol for Wall Street and the NYSE. Delve into discussions on the juxtaposition of classic and modern architecture shaping New York's distinctive skyline before transitioning to the present day.

Discover the tragic narratives of New Yorkers on 9/11 while exploring the official memorial and the firefighters' memorial. Despite adversity, the city has progressed, exemplified by the towering Freedom Tower. Zuccotti Park witnessed the recent Occupy Wall Street movement, underscoring the district's ongoing significance within the city. After traversing the oldest part of New York City, the realization dawns on why it competes with nearly any other metropolis globally.

Highlights
  • Battery Park
  • Wall Street
  • 9/11 Memorial
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lower Manhattan and Ground Zero Guided Walking Tour

How long is the tour?

Tour duration is approximately 2-2.5 hours.

What ages are allowed on the tour?

All ages are welcome.

Where do is the tour meeting point?

It is located at Battery Park in New York, NY. The meeting point is inside Battery Park, on stairs opposite the entrance to Castle Clinton.

When does the tour start?

Tour starts at 10:30 AM and 2 PM, daily.

What does my admission fee include?

Included in the admission is a professional tour guide just for you; entry were permitted.

Do you operate rain or shine?

Whether it rains, snows, or shines, we run our tours. We advise you to be dressed accordingly to the weather. Check the forecast before coming out of the hotel. And wear comfortable shoes.

Is transportation provided?

There is no pick-up or drop-off available. This includes Airport transfer/shuttle services. Each tour has some specific meeting points.

Can I take photos during the tour?

Photos are allowed.