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“A Real bite of the Big Apple!!”

Real New York Tours
Ranked #2 of 644 Tours in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Original NYC Walking & Subway Tour Celebrating our 10th Year! Lets face it, New York tours are only as good as their tour guides. Real New York Tours gives people the opportunity to see the city through the eyes of real New Yorkers. Real New York Tours explores the history, the cracks and crevices, the side streets, and culture of real New York neighborhoods. We’ll ride the New York subway, pound the pavement, and meet the people who have become the fabric of this great city. Together we will feel the electricity that drives everyday New Yorkers. This is real New York!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase
Reviewed September 16, 2013

My wife, 14yo step-daughter and I spent the day with the wonderful Mindy from Real NY Tours on 31 August. Mindy met us at at our hotel and guided us through the most informative and interesting tour we have ever experienced. Our love affair with NYC had begun!!

As first time visitors to NYC, Mindy showed us how to use the subway and gave us an insight into the amazing history of the city. She provided us with information that ensured the remaining time we had in the city was put to good use, including where to eat, what to see and how to get around.

Thank you Mindy and Real NY Tours for sharing your wonderful city with us. We love it!!

Thank Richard N
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Reviewed September 15, 2013

My husband and I were celebrating our 25th anniversary in NYC this past Sept. Although we had just been here last year, we really wanted to see it up close and personal. Our wonderful guide Ben, met us at our hotel at 10 am and we gave him a general idea of what we would like to see. My husband wanted to see Harlem , The Apollo Theatre and I was interested in the shopping areas and gelato! Needless to say, the hours just flew buy as we walked through Central Park , the quaint streets of the West Side, had some great Italian lunch , gelato for dessert, Soho, NYU and so much more. It was a very hot day and Ben knew all the places to get some cool drinks to keep us going. We learned so much more about the city than we could of ever learned on our own. Ben was an expert in the city and knew the answer to every question we had. We felt like this was one of the best days on our trip!

Thank sandirichter
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Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

Even if you have been to New York before-you will learn a lot on this tour. Great personal tour with info only a local would know. Fabrice was our guide, he was great! Very good tour.
FYI-make sure to wear good shoes as you are walking for a good 5 hrs or so.

Thank Amylee77
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Reviewed September 14, 2013

Shawn met us at our hotel at 10:00 a.m. He provided a wealth of information about all the areas we visited in the city. We took the standard six hour tour and found the entire tour fascinating. The personal stories and rich historical context was riveting. Shawn provided us the experience of a lifetime. Highly recommend this tour if you have the time.

Thank panda03055
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Reviewed September 14, 2013

We are a family of five (ages 18.16 1nd 10) from Canada who traveled to NY for five days in August 2013. Ben did a tour of lower Manhattan with us last year and this year we saw Brooklyn, The tour was fantastic with lots of interesting details about the architecture and lifestyles of the people living there. We saw four different neighbourhoods each with their own contrasting culture and history. There is no way that our family would have been able see Brooklyn in this manner without Ben's guidance. The morning with Ben was the highlight of our visit.

Thanks again Real New York Tours

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