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Real New York Tours

New York City, NY
+1 917-572-7017
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I had such a great pleasure seeing New York through eyes of Gregory (one of the many tour guides... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2013
An Absolute Must Do

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Reviewed April 23, 2013
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The Original NYC Walking & Subway Tour Celebrating our 10th Year! Lets face it, New York tours are only as good as their tour guides. Real New York Tours gives people the opportunity to see the city through the eyes of real New Yorkers. Real New York Tours explores the history, the cracks and crevices, the side streets, and culture of real New York neighborhoods. We’ll ride the New York subway, pound the pavement, and meet the people who have become the fabric of this great city. Together we will feel the electricity that drives everyday New Yorkers. This is real New York!
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Reviewed April 23, 2013

I had such a great pleasure seeing New York through eyes of Gregory (one of the many tour guides). He knows so much about the city and delivers it in a captivating way. Just close your eyes and book a full day tour with them....More

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Lucas M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2013

Greetings from NYC my friend. Just wanted to thank you for sharing your thoughts about your tour with Gregory Simmons. I have to say i don't think we have a more poetic tour guide then Gregory Simmons. He is so articulate without being didactic and...More

Reviewed April 23, 2013

The title of Real New York Tours speaks volumes about what kind of tour this is. We absolutely thoroughly enjoyed our Dozen Apples tour of this city. Our guide Gregory, is an absolute gem in this city of jewels. It was a freezing cold day,...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2013

1st day in town- great intro to the neighborhood, subway and sights. Took the 10am Sunday tour with about 6 other people. Our guide Gregory had a wonderful dramatic flare and style to his tour that was engaging and funny. It was such a great...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2013

our group of 12 scheduled a private big apple tour for the first day in nyc. i discovered the site by pure accident and am so glad i did. kristy and amber were very helpful in collecting the information for the tour and answering any...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2013

Did the full day private tour and can say it's worth every penny. We had Greg B who was super casual. Bit like having a friend show you around his hometown. He always seemed to have an interesting little tidbit about any building, street or...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2013

We took the full day private tour for our family of 4. Joe was great and a lot of fun. We were a little concerned having both our 13 and 11 year old boys with us. Would they get tired or bored? They still talk...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2013

Our group of four (55-67 yr old ladies) thoroughly enjoyed our private walking tour of NY. Our guide, Ted, was friendly, knowledgeable, and entertaining. The suburban ladies in our group stepped "out of their comfort zone" and rode the NY subway and a NY bus....More

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Reviewed April 20, 2013

Absolutely terrific downtown tour with Jimmy. This guide has encyclopedic knowledge of early NY history, and an engaging personality & clear speaking voice which kept our group in high spirits all morning. We had enjoyed our dozen apples tour last year so much, we returned...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2013

We went as a family to new York to celebrate a 60th birthday. I wanted to book a New York tour to ensure we got to see all the major sites. I found real New York tours on trip advisor and all the good reviews...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2013

We had a great tour with our guide Jimmy. Although it rained for most of our tour we had a great time experiencing New York. Jimmy gave us an outstanding tour with his love and knowledge of NYC as well as it's history. I highly...More

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that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families
stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
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June 5, 2017|
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Response from Lucas M | Property representative |
Hey my friend unfortunately our tours are solely done by subway and foot and require quite a bit of walking. If you are looking for a private tour done in a vehicle please check out my father in-law's company Moments 2... More
March 4, 2017|
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Response from Lucas M | Property representative |
Unfortunately that's not something we offer and honestly those are all things that can really be done on ones own. You are essentially then paying a guide to wait in lines with you which is a waste of time and money I feel... More
February 25, 2017|
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Response from Lucas M | Property representative |
Hey my friend glad to hear you are coming to NYC. Just for the record nothing is really free in NYC. Easy is a matter of perspective. On that note if you are a first time visitor to NYC Time Square can be a good central... More