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Address: 419 Lafayette St, Brooklyn, NY
Phone Number: +1 212-209-3370
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Description: Inside Out Tours specializes in "off-the-beaten path" cultural exploration...
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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Bronx Little Italy and the Brooklyn Bridge Dumbo Neighborhood Tours

Marcos knows his stuff and throws in touches of dry humor to boot. He also cares that we get what he's talking about. The tests aren't that hard either. We got to meet the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Liverpool, NY
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Er um uh so.... Why take 2 minutes to say what can be said in 15? Because Er um uh so... You need to stretch 10 minutes of history into 2 1/2 hours. Brooklyn Bridge and Dumbo tour... Marcos was an Er um uh so...tour guide dud. I wish we had spent the $35 per person on some great food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Marcos knows his stuff and throws in touches of dry humor to boot. He also cares that we get what he's talking about. The tests aren't that hard either. We got to meet the Cannoli King in the Bronx, had fresh mozzarella and learned how to pronounce it properly as well. Pizza under the Brooklyn Bridge was tasty but the... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Excellent tour. A fair bit of walking involved. Guide Shawn was very knowledgeable. Learned a great deal on tour. Tour ends up at African Burial Ground museum, which is very interesting. Make sure you save time to check out the museum. Group was a little large (over 30 people). A smaller group of 20 would have been more manageable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Shawn was out tour guide, and he did a great job. Definitely recommend them. He was very noligable with the surrounding area, definitely Brooklyn. . We stopped at an awesome chocolate place called Jacques Torres. There frozen hot chocolate was yummy. . Then we need with lunch at a great pizza place. .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We took the tour of Brooklyn bridge and dumbo with James. We had a great time walking across the bridge and seeing the views of the city, it's a good place to take some pictures. James was an amazing tour guide, he made the tour interesting and I don't think any of us will forget the story of the Brooklyn... More 

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Kwinana, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This tour was a great walk. Walking The Brooklyn Bridge will always be an amazing memory for me. A real taste of NY. The guide was really informative about the history and construction of the bridge, and he made sure we had a lot of photos stops and ops. I learned a lot more than if I just walked it... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This tour gives an amazing insight into NYC history. You are guaranteed to leave with a different perspective and and understanding of the how the city developed and of course how the USA developed in the 1700s.It ends on a powerful note too. You don't know NYC until you know her past.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We recently toured the Brooklyn Bridge and Dumbo with James, who managed a group of about 20 people with no problem. He spoke loudly and clearly and was very detailed and comprehensive in his knowledge of the genesis and process of building the bridge, along with the politics of the time as it related to the bridge. We learned a... More 

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Brooklyn bridge and Dumbo tour with James. Nice tour with lots of interesting information. James was a knowledgeable and friendly guide. The group was relatively small...about 15 -20 people. This walking tour had a comfortable pace. Be aware that the tour ends in DUMBO. A stop at Jacques Torres Chocolate shop in DUMBO near the end of the tour was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Our guide for the Brooklyn Bridge/DUMBO tour was Marcos, and he was great. In the beginning, I was unsure how things were going to go because our tour start point clashed with a press conference at the same location, but Marcos artfully and gracefully dealt with the situation. He managed to keep our large group together throughout the tour in... More 

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Address: Address: 419 Lafayette St, Brooklyn, NY
Phone Number: +1 212-209-3370
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn

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