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Address: 309 West 43rd Street, Suite 5D, New York City, NY 10036
Phone Number: +1 917-319-5144
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Description: What sets our New York tours apart? We offer our guests a unique...
What sets our New York tours apart? We offer our guests a unique combination walking/riding New York tour. It allows us to cover a lot of ground, and experience the city not just through the windows of a bus, but on our feet, exploring like an urbanite. • We also offer custom designed private tours.
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Local NYC resident Fred Pflandtzer's personal and historical insights of the 'Big Apple' should not be missed

I am an amputee who walks on SideStix forearm crutches. Fred was accommodating to my pace and took our small group of three through the history and back stories of the areas we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I am an amputee who walks on SideStix forearm crutches. Fred was accommodating to my pace and took our small group of three through the history and back stories of the areas we wanted more information about-Lower East side immigration, Soho, Greenwich Village, Chelsea. I wasn't feeling well on the day we planned, so Fred agreed to another day. He... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

NYC can be overwhelming but touring it with Fred made it feel like it was my neighborhood. Fred bring flexibility, life time knowledge, humor and historical fun facts to a 4 hour walking tour that i could have continued for another hour or two. It didn't hurt that he has a great sense of humor and took a few pictures... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My husband and I spent four hours on a private walking tour with Fred. We had a wonderful time and Fred was the best! Very friendly, professional and knowledgeable. We highly recommend booking a tour with NYSee - WELL worth it!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Fred is a wonderful guide & took us on a great tour of the Xmas lights in Dyker Heights and NYC. He was flexible and found a quick stop for food as well. He knows the area and gave us great history and information (even for the ex-New Yorkers in our group). He customized the tour based on our needs... More 

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Atlanta
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Our family of 6 took a wonderful private tour with Fred last night to see the incredible Dyker-Heights Christmas Lights. It was even more special than when I first saw it on TV. These people in this Italian neighborhood really go all out. In addition, Fred took us to the Brooklyn esplanade where we saw the most incredible views you... More 

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California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We had an all-time great adventure with Brooklyn Jim on the tour he and Fred customized for us based on our suggestions and their extensive knowledge of Greenwich Village and NYC. Eight of us (guys and gals) were in town for a conference and typically we'd go out for dinner and drinks, but we took a chance with NYSee Tours... More 

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is the second tour we have done with this company. The most recent was a 5 hour walking tour with "Brooklyn Jim". Because it was only ourselves and our friends (4 in total) we were asked what we most wanted to see and Jim customized the tour to our preferences. How awesome is that! I have read some not... More 

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College Station, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My wife and daughter were going to be in New York with a group and wanted to see some New York highlights. My wife found the NYSee Tours website and contacted Fred regarding a personal walking tour for herself, my daughter, and three friends. Fred was prompt to return her call and discussed possible itineraries. He was very professional, pleasant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We had a wonderful time with Fred. Fred was so knowledgeable about the city. We learned so much and had a great time! We did the walking tour and loved it. Fred taught us how to use the subway and the buses. Definitely a great way to start our New York adventure.

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Central Alberta
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Met up with Onel for what we thought was a group tour. Lucky for us, it was just my husband and myself on the tour. Our guide was just amazing. He knows Brooklyn! And his love for his city was obvious. He had so much knowledge about the different residential and commercial areas, who lived where, when things were built,... More 

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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