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Address: 110th to 150th streets, New York City, NY
Phone Number: 9562904512

Neighborhood covering the north section of Manhattan Island.

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A bit of history

Well preserved buildings in many parts and great to wander round to get a feel of the history of harlem

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well preserved buildings in many parts and great to wander round to get a feel of the history of harlem

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Ebeltoft, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It is easy to make a visit in Harlem when in NY. Still a special atmosphere, but no longer so special. Every part of NY is its own. Everyone worth a visit

Thank Lars Christine R
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place residential area lots of history with civil rights in the 1960,s believe civil rights campaigner Malcolm x had links to this town

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Stayed on 134th Street, apartment was amazing, great location for subway on line 3. Good food shopping in Pioneer supermarket on 129th, remember to take ID if buying alcohol, great cafe at Astor Row. Lovely school across the way from us. Quite noisy from around 7.15am but soon went quiet once school started. Felt completely safe in day light hours... More 

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Lodz, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Great atmospere! Like in a movie or jazz concert! Totally different New York. Lots of jazz clubs and theatres like one of the most popular Apollo

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

It's fun to walk around and sit in a park. The atmosphere is great and you can go sneaker shopping if you like.

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Horgen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

We took the Hamilton Hights and Sugar Hill tour (included in the NY Pass) and got very interesting insights into the history and present of Haarlem. Very nice architecture and a mulit culurural area with many nice restaurants (e.g. Bono, The Grange) and bars (Harlem Public).

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Old brownstone buildings 3-5 stories tall vary from multi million dollar homes right down to derelict buildings on some streets. Main streets like Malcolm X have lots of trendy restaurants, as well as pretty scruffy venues close by. Worth a visit but there are areas where locals like to own the space at night.

Thank Bruno S
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

You get to see a different side of New York. Place is not as clean but I felt quite safe to walk around during the day. The street vendors are very honest unlike in Manhattan. Did not get rip off once. Paid for a hot dog for usd 2 and ice cream for 1 USD. In Manhattan, one of the... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 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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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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