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Harlem

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Address: 110th to 150th streets, New York City, NY
Phone Number: 9562904512
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Neighborhood covering the north section of Manhattan Island.

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Harlem Pub Crawl
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Harlem Hip-Hop Walking Tour
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Harlem Historical Food Tour

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No complaints Harlem has a lot of history maybe u a get a min or 2 and go look it ain't bad at all besides the traffic but that's a given when in Ny

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2016
Marcus S
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Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I missed this spot the last time in NYC. After visiting Comumbia we went through Harlem on a walk down to Central Park. It was really nice to see this part of town.

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Naples, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having read and heard so much about this neighborhood, it was interesting to experience it first hand.You may want to exercise caution wandering around the neighborhood in the evening but we felt comfortable during the daytime hours. We enjoyed a delicious dinner at Harlem Public.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Again on a tour and our tour director took us through Harlem and also through one of the "rough" areas. Saw things you could only see on tv. If you lived in an apartment building and the owners wanted you out and you wouldn't move, in some cases they'd burn the building. The "funniest part" is Broadway (street) runs directly... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited as part of a bus tour. Very atmospheric with lots of markets, bars and restaurants. Guide recommended a few places to eat, though we did not visit

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Great fun guide for our Harlem gospel tour. She just kept it so interesting all the time. We learnt so much and saw some really cool stuff. Thanks Lady Altovise, you were fabulous!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

My teenage daughters and I spent a whole afternoon walking around, shopping, eating and visiting all Harlem had to offer. We even did a walking tour to get the most out of it. This is a city that has been plagued with crime and stereotypes but has fought its way back to a lovely neighborhood. Everyone was very friendly and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

No complaints Harlem has a lot of history maybe u a get a min or 2 and go look it ain't bad at all besides the traffic but that's a given when in Ny

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

On our recent visit we decided to get off the tour bus and walk around and eat lunch in Harlem. We had a wonderful walk, and ate some great food at a local smaller restaurant. The larger trendier places had waiting lines to get in so we hit a small venue with buffet soul food. The people who worked there... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Forget the idea that anyone may have of this place....just walk around and you will have a picture of all the "renaissance" that is happening.....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Harlem is coming around and ok in the day. But you should be careful in the evening. There are some good restaurants in and around that have some good soul food.

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Harlem
As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has played a vital role in the history of New York City. Today, the neighborhood is as vibrant as ever as new businesses and developments go up next to local institutions. The heart of the neighborhood is bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and you’ll discover some of the most beautiful blocks in the city, filled with handsome brownstones, soul food restaurants, corner shops, and scenic parks. For a taste of a real New York neighborhood, it’s hard to top a visit to Harlem.
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