We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Citifari

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Book In Advance
Tours from Citifari tend to sell out - travelers recommend booking in advance!
292
All photos (292)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“photo tour”(75 reviews)
“night tour”(46 reviews)
“manual mode”(21 reviews)
About
Photo tours of New York City - Join citifari's professional New York City photographers for a compact and exclusive 2-1/2 hour tour. During the citifari walking tour, our guides share with you privileged corners of NYC along with various, must-have...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Contact
New York City, NY
Yorkville
Website
+1 262-726-1201
Call
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Citifari
from $79.00
More Info
from $115.00
More Info
from $79.00
More Info
from $79.00
More Info
Reviews (417)
Filter reviews
360 results
Traveler rating
310
38
6
3
3
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
310
38
6
3
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviews photo tour night tour manual mode central park tour great shots skill level photography skills nyc landmarks new york learning experience great guide amazing photos taking photos wealth of knowledge highly recommend this tour techniques camera
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 360 reviews
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Fortunate to pick Peter’s brain for his photographic knowledge, which was great! Peter entertained us with NY history...very personable and approachable. So patient, as well.

Thank Vacationer827795
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We were in NYC city a few weeks ago and did this tour with Gildo. I haven't done much shooting at night and Gildo was so helpful and learned some great tips! We meet in a small park and walked to 6-7 different places. Not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Patty L
Reviewed August 19, 2018

The rain wasn't his fault, and he tried his hardest to find shots inside to keep us out of the worst of the weather. I learned a lot- both about shutter speeds and varying ISO and I'm pretty pleased with the shots I got. But...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HelenHy2014
sam-from-citifari, Owner at Citifari, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Dear Helen, We are sorry our tour did not fully correspond to your expectations. We take great pride in the quality of our tours and photographers and we dug a little bit on that one as, our clients are usually very satisfied with our tours,...More

Reviewed August 9, 2018

I woke up expecting a normal tour showing me the sights of Central Park along with spots where I could put my camera in Auto or no flash mode, get some good pictures. I was met by the awesome Gildo and he was more like...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Deep M
sam-from-citifari, Owner at Citifari, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Thanks Deep "the hobbit", We are so glad you enjoyed your experience and took the time to post a review. More than all that you are taking your learnings with you and will continue to exercise, experiment, and ultimately improve. Feel free to come back...More

Reviewed June 29, 2018

Knowing that I was going to be in NYC for a few days I wanted to fit in as much as I could. Enjoying NYC's landmarks AND learning more about getting the most out of my camera sounded perfect. I met Ciro, a professional photographer,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Mima7048
Laurent B, Manager at Citifari, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you so much for this feedback Mima7048! We are very happy you liked the tour and even more so that you will be able to leverage the gained experience further! Keep on taking pics!

Reviewed June 25, 2018

I loved my Soho tour with Michael of Citifari. Michael grew up in the area and he has a great understanding and appreciation of just what makes Soho so special. He was especially strong on the architectural history and he showed me some real gems....More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank blondventures
Laurent B, Manager at Citifari, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Learnt a lot and had a great time? This is exactly what we are aiming for! Thanks a lot for your feedback!

Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

I took a tour of Central Park with my mom and our guide was Peter Figetakis. Peter taught and challenged me to get out of my comfort zone with photography. He taught me the necessities of photography and so much more throughout our tour. Peter...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Thomas G
Laurent B, Manager at Citifari, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Hello Thomas! We are thrilled that Peter could make such a difference for you! We try hard to make the tours as entertaining and informative as possible, but when we can also improve our clients' skills and creativity, then we can say we et our...More

Reviewed May 21, 2018

Ciro showed me new ways of looking at things and also taught me how to take my camera out of automatic mode and set things myelf.More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank LosAngelesExplorer
Laurent B, Manager at Citifari, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Thanks a lot for the feedback LosAngelesExplorer! We are glad you enjoyed the tour and that Ciro helped you discover new ways of seeing the city and using your camera. We hope to see you back soon on another tour - they are all different...More

Reviewed May 13, 2018

I was fortunate to have Gildo as my guide. He was extraordinarily talented in changing my perspective away from standard photographs of the icons (although these were covered) towards a much more creative style of photographing what he called "the essence" of New York. Doing...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank PappaJ2016
Laurent B, Manager at Citifari, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Thanks a lot for your feedback PappaJ2016! This is exactly what our tours are aiming to achieve : show you the best photo spots in NYC and help you achieve the results you want when capturing them - "the essence" of NYC and the essence...More

Reviewed May 10, 2018

I did the night tour and Gildo really focused to try and teach me new techniques. I really enjoyed it. Surely recommend it.More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Danae l
Laurent B, Manager at Citifari, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Thanks a lot Danae! All of our guides are thriving to please our clients, and because we don't allow too many participants per tour, they can really focus on each individual needs. We are glad you enjoyed the tour, and hope to see you again...More

View more reviews
Nearby
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighborhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 492 nearby hotels
The Franklin
792 reviews
.20 miles away
The Marmara Manhattan
1,066 reviews
.22 miles away
Courtyard New York Manhattan/Upper East Side
990 reviews
.31 miles away
Hotel Wales
915 reviews
.32 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 15,901 nearby restaurants
Naruto Ramen
158 reviews
.04 miles away
Peri Ela
67 reviews
.11 miles away
Third Avenue Ale House
49 reviews
.09 miles away
Kaia Wine Bar
37 reviews
.02 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 4,763 nearby attractions
Haunted Manhattan
59 reviews
.06 miles away
92nd Street Y Tisch Center for the Arts
46 reviews
.11 miles away
Biddy's Pub
7 reviews
.14 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Citifari staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines