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Context New York Tours

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1133 Broadway, New York City, NY 10010-7903
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Small Group Walking Tour of New York City Architecture
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Context organizes scholar-led walking tours of New York City focused on the history, architecture, cuisine, culture, and art of the city. Groups are limited to six people in order to create a dynamic learning environment. With a network of historians, archaeologists, architects, and art historians, Context focuses on thematic walks that uncover New York City for the curious traveler.
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"meatpacking district"
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"jackson heights"
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"walking tour"
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"come alive"
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"new york"
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"great tour"
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"better understanding"
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"the high line"
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"would highly recommend this tour"
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"lower manhattan"
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Reviewed March 2, 2016

Our tour of the High Line and Meatpacking district was great. ‎I've taken many Context tours of historic places in Paris, Rome and Buenos Aires, and this one was a nice change. The docent was really in the know about everything new. Not only the...More

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Reviewed February 11, 2016

From the moment we met Ara outside of MOMA we knew we were in good hands. This was our first Context experience and we were curious to see how it went. I know that they have many tours in many cities and this was a...More

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Reviewed January 5, 2016

Our guide Sarah Lohman, led us into the jewish history in new york and their cuisine. I had taken different tours with Context Tours in Europe but this was my first time I took a tour in New York, and I was not disappointed. The...More

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Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

5 of us had an excellent walk with a chef and food historian. Excellent guide, good speaker with lots of great information and delicious tastings.

Thank Kent G
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Reviewed November 25, 2015

This was the fourth time I've used Context; the previous ones were in Rome. Ours this time was "Tasting the Immigrant Experience," a walking food tour of Chinatown and Little Italy. Our leader, Cathy Kaufman, is a food historian and professional chef -- just the...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2015

Karlena led a terrific tour of lower Manhattan, the very beginning of NYC! Her knowledge was amazing and she made the story come alive. Many people forget all the Revolutionary War history that resides in the area. A visit to the two old churches on...More

Thank Jan S
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Reviewed October 21, 2015

Absolute 5-start walk led by Matico. The docent arrived before the start of the tour, organized and introduced the group members to each other (a very thoughtful move). Matico is extremely knowledgeable about the walk material and beyond. Has great suggestions for restaurants and takes...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2015

We have taken Context NYC tours before and have always been well pleased. Most recently we did the Cloisters tour and the Jackson Heights tour. The docent for each was steeped in relelvant background, were more than able commumicators and provided the wonderful experience we...More

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed October 12, 2015

We love context and have used them in six cities, most recently in NYC. We did the Central Park tour and loved it. We saw and learned way more than we possibly could on our own. I highly recommend it!

Thank Brenda G
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Reviewed September 15, 2015

A small group (three of us) with a passionate and knowledgeable docent provided a very lively discussion on Chelsea art galleries. I'm going to look at another tour when I come back to NYC for Christmas.

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Flatiron District
Offering many of the city’s best restaurants and shops
set amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron
District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd
Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building,
which makes a good picture no matter what angle you
photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant
architecture as you stroll the streets - much of this
neighborhood is part of a historic district that was
...More
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