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4 weeks ago
“Fun, Informative and Beautiful Tour of Carnegie Hill! (Upper East Side)”
Aug 9, 2018
“Robert Osborne, watch out!”
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5th and Park is a breezy 95 minute film and fiction walking tour of Manhattan's Carnegie Hill District along Museum Mile that begins in front of the Guggenheim Museum and finishes at the stairs of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. See the filming...more
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New York City, NY 10128-0112
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cole Smithey is a wealth of information and gives a great tour of the beautiful Carnegie Hill area of the Upper East Side! While this tour is perfect for movie buffs, it's also a wonderful peak into old New York and highlights architecture, Central Park,...More

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Cole S, Owner at Cole Smithey Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Heather for coming on "5th & Park"! I had a great time showing you around Carnegie Hill!

Reviewed August 9, 2018

Devoted reader of Cindy Adams' column that I am, I run into her mentioning “5th & Park” as a tour in Carnegie Hill, having to do with movie locations. A true movie buff, I google the name of the tour and book it immediately. It's...More

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Cole S, Owner at Cole Smithey Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Thanks so much for coming on my tour Oliver! It was so much fun taking you and your wife around Carnegie Hill!

Reviewed July 26, 2018

The 5th & Park Film and Fiction walking Tour with Cole Smithey was a one of a kind, not to be missed experience! Cole is extremely informative, entertaining and an enthusiastic guide. This was my first (and hopefully not my last!) trip to NYC and...More

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Cole S, Owner at Cole Smithey Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2018

Awesome! So happy you came on the tour, and had a great time. Come again! —Cole

Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

If you have the opportunity to take this tour do yourself a favor and BOOK IT! Cole is extremely knowledgeable about the area and all the fun and rich cinematic history it has to offer. Not to mention he has the warmest personality and a...More

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Cole S, Owner at Cole Smithey Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Thanks so much for bringing your boyfriend on my tour for his birthday gift Quianna. I had so much fun showing you guys around my neighborhood. Come back and visit again anytime!

Reviewed June 24, 2018

All the sites are amazing with in depth information that makes you feel like you really know NYC. Beautiful architecture accompanies many film locations and sites specific to real life literary figures responsible for some of the great American fiction. The beauty and texture of...More

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Cole S, Owner at Cole Smithey Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Thanks for coming on "5th & Park." It was great fun sharing this adventure with you!

Reviewed June 1, 2018

This is the review from my friend Wang: I lived in new york over five years, this was a very professional and wonderful tour i ever attended. Cole knows all the details about movies and characters. He showed us around the neighborhood with fun details...More

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Cole S, Owner at Cole Smithey Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2018

Thanks so much for coming on the tour. It was great fun taking you and your friend to see all the wonderful filming sights and beautiful locations in Carnegie Hill. Good luck with your photo journalism!

Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Cole is a wealth of knowledge and weaves obscure film trivia into a delightful tour of some of the city’s most cultured blocks. A must for those wanting an intimate peek into why so many great artists have called New York Home.

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Cole S, Owner at Cole Smithey Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thanks much Chris! I'm so glad you enjoyed the tour!

Reviewed May 28, 2018

Listening to Cole's unique mix of cinematic and social history, highlighted by architectural details on Carnegie Hill was such a treat! As a native of Carnegie Hill and working in the neighborhood, I learned a lot and got to connect the dots of stories I...More

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Cole S, Owner at Cole Smithey Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Thank you so much for coming on my tour! I'm so glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Had such a wonderful time walking around Manhattan's Carnegie Hill District with tour guide Cole Smithey! I was amazed by all the history hidden around every corner and the unique facts and stories that Cole shared! Definitely would recommend this tour to anyone looking for...More

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Cole S, Owner at Cole Smithey Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review of my tour! It's such a joy to share Carnegie Hill with you.

Reviewed May 19, 2018

It's fun walking through NYC with your own personal tour guide. Cole Smithey is a fountain of film facts and fun anecdotes about the area. It's amazing how many homes, etc., were used in films, and to see where Truman Capote, J.D. Salinger, Jackie O.,...More

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Cole S, Owner at Cole Smithey Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2018

Thanks so much for coming on the tour! It was great fun taking you around Carnegie Hill!

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