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Harlem Spirituals

319 reviews
New York City, NY, USA
About Harlem Spirituals
For over 25 years, Harlem Spirituals - New York Visions has offered unique sightseeing tours of cultural value that capture the excitement and flavor of New York City. Our Harlem Gospel tours and Harlem Soul Food and Jazz tours guarantee to make you a part of an unique experience. Discover the rich history of this legendary New York City neighborhood and enjoy the soul-stirring power of live gospel and jazz music. Complete your tour experience with a delicious meal at some of Harlem's most fashionable restaurants. Beyond Harlem, our New York sightseeing guided tours take you off the beaten path to soak in the local flavor and really experience the diversity of New York and its fascinating neighborhoods of Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx. All of our NYC tours are offered year round in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese on board deluxe motor coaches. Harlem Spirituals - New York Visions also offers services and packages with hotel accommodation, airport and city transfers, cruises, city passes, attractions and Broadway shows. Whether you are traveling with a group or individually, let us plan your next New York vacation from start to finish!
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781 reviews
Visitors of New York City shouldn’t miss Harlem’s Sunday morning gospel culture. However, if you’re not from the area, chances are you don’t know where to go to get the full experience. This guided tour takes you in a comfortable coach bus through Harlem to see top attractions, such as the Apollo Theater, and then lets you get out to stroll the neighborhoods. Plus, you’ll go to a traditional Sunday gospel service.
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$65.00 per adult
217 reviews
Discover the vibrant history and musical legacy of Harlem with a midweek morning gospel tour. Stroll past beautiful brownstones while learning about Harlem’s famous former residents. Take part in an uplifting morning service featuring the talented ARC gospel choir, which supports drug addiction recovery programs within the community. Upgrade to include a delicious lunch at Sylvia’s, a local eatery renowned for serving up some of the best soul food in New York.
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$65.00 per adult
Brooklyn Walking Tour
Put your feet on the street and get an in-depth look at Brooklyn during this half-day walking tour. Learn about the history and culture of the neighborhood, from its roots to the trendy, modern iteration of today.
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$55.00 per adult
Harlem Soul Food and Jazz Evening Tour
122 reviews
Delve into the musical legacy of Harlem with a guided jazz tour and live show at one of the neighborhood’s iconic venues. See Harlem landmarks like the Apollo Theater and Savoy Ballroom, and savor a preshow, home-style meal at Sylvia’s restaurant — founded by the ‘Queen of Soul Food.’ After dinner, head to one of Harlem’s hottest nightspots for a live show featuring a 1920s swing ensemble or a modern rhythm and blues or jazz act.
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$175.00 per adult
NY Urban Pioneers Private Walking Tour
Put yourself in the shoes of one of New York City's millions of immigrants over the years during this 6-hour private tour. Stops include the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Tenement Museum, and other New York landmarks that help paint the picture of the immigrant experience. This private tour ensures personalized attention and a flexible itinerary. 
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$142.66 per adult
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was really beautiful and so familiar. Excellent for the hole family. You can feel the spirit of Harlem. I love it

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

Sunday morning Gospel singing and cultural tour with Antonio was such an uplifting experience. Antonio lives and breathes New York City and especially, Harlem! Richard our driver was very capable and mastered some NYC specific manoeuvres with ease, thanks Richard for keeping us safe. Would...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Spirituals, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2019

Hello 108bobbib, We are so glad that you enjoyed our Harlem gospel tour on Sunday. We will make sure to share your kind words with our Antonio and Richard. We appreciate your recommendation; it means a lot to us! Warm regards, Erika Elisabeth Vice president...More

Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

We were very disappointed in this tour. First our hotel told us it was a small bus. It was a 56 passenger bus. We had to get there early and exchange our voucher for tickets and there was a lot of confusion. We got on...More

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hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Spirituals, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Harrodsfan, Your comments about our tour are totally unjustified and your real quarrel should be with your hotel concierge who sold you the wrong tour. Your booking was made on our public bus tour, not a private tour or a van tour as sold...More

Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

Today we had a tour guide named Damien do a step-on tour with our bus. He was fantastic! Later in the day one of the kids on our bus said, “I miss our tour guide.” He took us to so many interesting and important places...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2019

A warm welcome, a genious guide Alvin who lifted the trip from start to end with great view of NYC and areas we visited. The Gospel in the Bronx ended as "icing on the cake" as we may have had big expectations. Not that WOW,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Spirituals, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Hello Stay49594, We hope this message finds you well. We know there are tons of activities to pick from in New York City and we are honored that you chose Our Harlem Gospel Tour. We will make sure to pass on your feedback to Alvin....More

Reviewed March 21, 2019

We really enjoyed this tour. We arrived early via Uber and were warmly welcomed at the door of the meeting place. The tour bus was a high end coach with comfortable seating and large windows. The tour guide started his tour as soon as we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Spirituals, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2019

Dear JillmyersE, Thank you for your wonderful recommendation of our Harlem Gospel tour. Your kind words are so uplifting. We are honored that you chose to discover Harlem for the first time with Harlem Spirituals Gospel and Jazz tours. Sincerest regards, Erika Elisabeth Harlem Spirituals...More

Reviewed March 12, 2019

Visited on a very wet Sunday morning. A very informative tour particularly of the area north of Central Park, Harlem and the Bronx, our visit took in a Bronx church which included some very passionate and emotional gospel singing. What an experience! The best part...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Spirituals, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2019

Dear Gwynshees, We hope this email finds you well. Thank you for sharing your experience on our Harlem Gospel tour this past Sunday. You made our day! We will be sure to pass along your lovely comments to Alvin. Sincerely, Erika Elisabeth Vice president Harlem...More

Reviewed March 11, 2019

This was a four hour bus tour of Harlem. The guide was very good and provided us with very interesting historic, cultural and architectural information. We also went to fascinating church in the Bronx where we experienced the lively and passionate gospel prayers.

Date of experience: March 2019
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hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Spirituals, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2019

Dear Udihc, Thank you for your message and feedback on our Harlem Gospel tour. We are really happy that you enjoyed learning about history and culture in Harlem and the Bronx. Sincerely, Erika Elisabeth Vice president Harlem Spirituals / New York Visions Maven American Journeys

Reviewed January 15, 2019

We learned so much more about New York, hip places, architecture and history. Though it was very cold Januaryday, we had a lot of fun and we would do it again. Thank you, Duane!More

Date of experience: January 2019
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hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Spirituals, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2019

Dear Julia d, I hope this message finds you well. Thank you for choosing Harlem Spirituals/ New York Visions. We are so glad that you enjoyed our tour with Duane despite the cold temperatures. We really appreciate your review and would be happy to welcome...More

Reviewed December 28, 2018

The coach tour was very good and the guide was excellent his knowledge of New York was second to none but the actual gospel service was very disappointing, I really wanted to hear the choir sing but the only things I could here was some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Spirituals, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

Dear 392billym, Thank you for sharing your feedback on our tour. We are glad that you enjoyed the tour and are sorry that the service was not to your liking. We continuously strive to provide our guests with memorable experiences and your opinion really matters...More

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Sorry I just saw this. The Sunday tour joined a regular Sunday church service. There was a sermon with local people attending the service. Was great to be part of that .