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City Tales Sightseeing & Private Tours

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Our fun & informative guided walking tours include: Statue of Liberty, with exclusive pedestal access, Ellis Island, Wall Street, Midtown Manhattan and more. Guided visits to the 9/11 Memorial Admission tickets to 9/11 Museum Admission tickets to...more
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New York City, NY 10004-2205
Financial District
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All reviews statue of liberty and ellis island great tour our tour guide walking tour booked this tour tour today world trade center new york highly recommend the tour personal stories memorial museum one world observatory ferry knowledge history sites pedestal
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Jim, our tour guide was very knowledgeable and full of trivia about not only the Statue of LIberty but the island and the architect and and the skyline as well. He was also loads of fun keeping everyone engaged, from the seniors to the children...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank blades3sj
Reviewed 3 days ago

Booked the VIP tour which had it been busy would have speeded things up with queues but early April was very quiet. Debbie led our group which only consisted of 4 guests. She was so friendly from the outset and went to great lengths to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank RobertK629
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Under the supervision of Jim we have done the statue of liberty and Ellis Island tour. Excellent well knowledgeable tour guide Jim and very effectively! The tour is a must because you get information which could be easily overlooked, thanks to Jim !! The tour...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank fbekker112
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A truly outstanding tour with Debbie. Just the right balance of information and reflection but with a typical New Yorkers perspective and dry humour. Informative and extremely enjoyable.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank PodMike
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Debbie was the most amazing. Her knowledge of nyc history was the bomb. Cant wait to come back and have her tells us more. Party 9 no sweat for her.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Robin H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour was absolutely amazing our tour guide was so great. Had us in tears when she got to talking about how her mom survived such a tragedy. She knew a lot about that tragic day took us inside 3 buildings and even told us...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jerrygunter62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Debbie was an amazing guide! She was really approachable and knew so much about the statue and Ellis island. She really personalized the tour to our group and we had a such a wonderful time. Really recommend this tour! Debbie is also a great photographer!!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Bethany L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Debbie was our tour guide, and she was very warm, patient and engaging. We had a teen and tween with three adults on our tour. She did a great job of giving breaks and places to sit throughout the walk, asking us questions to "test"...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 1328CarlaB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I learned many small details from Debbie on her walking tour. We loved how she shared the pictures from her iPad to fully understand what she was explaining. We loved learning about the 11 tears memorial, the survivor tree, and ground zero....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide Jim was great, on a rainy dull New York day he ensured the tour of the Statue was lively and fun. Would thoroughly recommend using the tour guides to see the Statue, they help bring it to life

Date of experience: April 2019
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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