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City Tales Sightseeing & Private Tours

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Ever take a tour and struggle to hear your guide? We feature personal headset radios for every guest so you you hear every word on our fun & informative guided walking tours that include: Statue of Liberty with exclusive pedestal access Ellis...more
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New York City, NY 10004-2205
Financial District
+1 347-464-8687
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I previously went to NYC 30 years ago and wasn't able t to visit Liberty Island or Ellis Island let alone even seeing the Statue of Liberty in her full glory as she was being renovated and covered by scaffolding. So on this trip it...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had Matt as a guide who was very entertaining and knowledgeable about Statue and Ellis Island. We needed to do a tour to get the pedestal access, so more expensive, but well worth it.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great tour! We started at St. Paul’s chapel, a beautiful old building with lots of history. We gained many interesting bits of information about various parts of the site, and our guide, Jimmy, was able to use comic relief perfectly to offset the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend. Matt is terrific! Knowledgeable and funny. Made the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island an even better experience.

Thank awaywithn0kids
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this using the New York Sightseeing pass and were very impressed. We were on a tight schedule as we had a lot to cram into the day, but we really wish that we'd spent a lot more time on this tour, as there...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi, my name is Teri, this past weekend was my First visit to New York. I have to say I have a fear of flying and lots of people, lol. My friend Joe had booked a tour with debbie for Saturday Sept.8th at noon. I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was umbrella weather when we met Jim and all I had in my head was "this is going to be two uncomfortable hours of avoiding the puddles". How wrong could I be? Very, as it turned out. Jim was friendly, funny and his "script"...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide Debbie was extremely well informed and conveyed her knowledge with a warm friendly manner. The experience was moving and emotional and we gained a lot of information that we had no knowledge of. Coming from Australia it gave us a more in-depth...More

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The taxi driver took us to the wrong place and therefore we missed the tour. Called City Tales and they said that i would have to pay, again. Also, Groupon voucher is the same price as buying them from City Tales, you do not get...More

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Sal B, Owner at City Tales Sightseeing & Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jaqcuie and thanks for taking the time to share your feedback. I am very sorry you had a bad experience with your taxi ride which caused you to miss the tour on August 31st. I would like to assure you that I have taken...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kevin Fitzpatrick was our guide and all I can say is if you can request him, do it! He is so knowledgeable about NYC and made this such an enjoyable day. He also takes super pictures! He was a great tour guide and taught us...More

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Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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Response from gziggie | Reviewed this property |
The ferry ride was maybe 15-20 minutes each way. It did not rock and roll. If you think it would be a problem, just take something for motion sickness about 1/2 before boarding. The tour was great and informative. Ground... More