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Inside Out Tours

419 Lafayette St, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY
718-280-3283
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Ranked #5 of 49 activities in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Type: Walking tours
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... more » 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 Brooklyn and all 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. « less
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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

An interesting, informative and enjoyable tour. A good way to learn about Brooklyn Bridge and New York's history in general. A good guide - knowledgeable and enthusiastic - who paced the tour just right. I would recommend this tour - it's definitely more than 'just walking across Brooklyn Bridge'!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

I took the Brooklyn bridge and DUMBO tour with a friend and we really had a great time despite the weather. Our guide was Ryan and taught us the main slang of Brooklyn: forget about it. Also we walked across the bridge learning about this master piece of engineering; when we arrive to DUMBO he took us into a great... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

What a great day! Shaun was fantastic and enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Despite the rain and cold wind it was a fun tour and well worth it! Especially when we went in to a chocolate shop that sold chocolate coated cornflakes!! YUM YUM! The view from the bridge was spectacular and the story behind the bridge and historic facts about the... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

Amazing tour. A guide with lots of wits. Calm and engaged at the same time. Could capture the whole group of app. 30 people including children, teenagers and grown ups. He thought us history like it was stories and we even forgot the freezing cold weather. I really recommend this tour

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

My family recently did this tour with Sean. It was great to learn about the history of African Americans and how they came to be in New York. We were taken to places that i am sure the average tourist would not know about. Well worth it.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

We were guided by marco for the tour. Had a great knowledge of the bridge etc, he presented the tour well. Make sure you take something to eat with you though as tour started at 11 and finished at 1:30pm rather than the posted 1pm.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

On a very windy wet day on 29th March Ryan met us at Tweed Court House 20 minutes before tour was due to depart. He was charming. He gave us a brief resume and directed us to the restrooms. On meeting back at 11.00am he took us on a brilliant informative tour and kept our spirits up in the challenging... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I went on the tour on Saturday 29th March at 1100hrs, our tour guide was Ryan. Our party of 3 were from the UK (England) and it was our first visit to NYC. The weather was horrendous with rain and wind however due to Ryans' enthusiasm and amazing level of knowledge of the Brooklyn Bridge and Dumbo we didn't care... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Stacey and her staff are awesome! The Southeastern Region of Jack and Jill was extremely pleased with the tours, the willingness to assist our regional chair in charge of the trip, and the tour guides knowledge. Overall, our group of 235 was excited about what they learned and the the experience of seeing the rich history of Brooklyn. Inside Out... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Ryan was our guide, he was wonderful! We have two teenagers and they really enjoyed the tour. Bundle up it gets cold on the bridge.

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