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Inside Out Tours

419 Lafayette St, Brooklyn, NY
+1 212-209-3370
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Ranked #6 of 69 Activities in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Walking tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Owner description: Inside Out Tours specializes in "off-the-beaten path" cultural exploration of New York through bus and walking tours. Established by two native Brooklynites and licensed NYC tour guides, Inside Out Tours highlights establishments that locals frequent, exploring the rich food, history, architecture and culture of NYC. On our tours, you do not simply observe from a distance but you can meet the locals, explore beautiful boutiques, taste the delicious food, hear local music, view artwork from artisans and explore historically significant sites.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Attended the tour today. Shaun/Sean was excellent. Very knowledgeable and passionate about the subject. People would stop on the street and crowd around to hear him. I'm doing your gospel tour next. Hope it's equally good.

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

James was an excellent guide. We booked through the New York Pass. It was really interesting to learn the history of the bridge and those who built it. It was a bright, crisp day and the stop for a hot chocolate was most welcome and gorgeous. The spiced one is lovely and warmed me up! Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We booked this tour using the New York pass. Alicia was friendly & knowledgeable and took us to a wide range of unique shops that we would have never walked into on our own.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I did the Slavery and Underground Railroad Tour and the Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO tour back in September. After going to all the main attractions and tours in New York, it was an amazing experience to take these tours and discover other historical facts of NY in such detail thanks to the great guides. Would definitely go through Inside Out... More

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Our guide was Alicia, we had a beautiful sunny morning at the end of October for our walk. It was great our guide was friendly and knowledgeable, we met in Manhattan and then walked down and over the bridge, stopping for photos and historical insights on the way. Once on the other side we visited a famous chocolate store and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I brought my family (my wife and I and three daughters ages 6-13) on this bridge tour with Ryan back in late August. What an excellent experience! First, Ryan is perfectly suited to lead these walking tours. A charismatic actor, writer, and self-motivated student of history, he brings the stories surrounding the bridge to life with a magician’s touch. It... More

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Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Myself and a friend did the Brooklyn bridge & Dumbo neighborhood tour on Monday 3rd November, loved the tour, tour guide(sorry can't remember his name) was very good and very knowledgeable. Kept an eye on the group at all times, gave us loads of time to take pictures. He brought us to a beautiful chocolate shop Jacques Torres. Enjoyed the... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We did this walk on the Saturday of our stay in New York - the first of our four walking tours. Our guide (?Jeff) was excellent and, despite the rain, really brought the whole thing to life for us and our fellow walkers. He gave us loads of history of how the bridge came to be, how it was built... More

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I joined this tour last week, the tour guide was Sean and he was fabulous! He took us to so many places in lower Manhattan and he gave us so many detailed infos about the history of the afro americans. If you like walking, this is the right tour to join! The tour lasts about 2hours. I really recommend to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This was a very informative and interesting walking tour. Our Tour Guide "Rasul" (sp?) was great! He very knowledgeable about the history and the area of lower Manhattan. I learned so much that I didn't know about NYC and its involvement in the slave trade and the abolition; how Wall Street got its name; the US National Parks African American... More

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