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Inside Out Tours

419 Lafayette St, Brooklyn, NY
+1 212-209-3370
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Ranked #6 of 96 Activities in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Walking tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Inside Out Tours specializes in "off-the-beaten path" cultural...
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Type: Walking tours, Sightseeing 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 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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English first
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

This is only a 2 hour tour which takes you across the bridge and does a walk around the DUMBO neighbourhood. Yes, we expected to hear about some history of the bridge and area, but after 1hr and 20mins we'd walked not even halfway across the bridge, no DUMBO in sight. Our tour guide had lectured,by this stage, for an... More 

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Uitgeest, The Netherlands
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We had a fantastic Tour which started at the Trinity Church, Wall Street New York. Our guides Ludie and Alicia learned us more about the history of the music and they let us sing :-). After a Walking Tour through Brooklyn we went to the Brooklyn Tabernacle and had a special service with a great choir. Ludie and Alicia were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

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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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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21 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

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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Ontario
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

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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4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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11 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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