You've seen the iconic skyscrapers, attended a Broadway show, visited Lady Liberty and relaxed in Central Park. Looking for a little more of the Big Apple? Maybe it's time to visit some of Manhattan's oldest and most enchanting historic districts. Free Tours by Foot is proud to take you on a relaxing stroll through SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown.
Join Free Tours by Foot as we gawk at the Fashionistas and cast iron buildings of Soho, visit New York's and America's first "pizzeria", famous mafia locations, or take a stab at bargaining with a street vendor in Chinatown. This approximately 2 hour tour will cover a range of topics and give you the opportunity to better understand these neighborhoods and to better orient yourself in case you choose to return on your own. See some of the highlighted stops listed below!
Sites we cover on the tour:
- SoHo's Cast Iron District
- Haughwout Building
- Heath Ledger's Apartment Building
- Little Italy
- Lombardi's Pizza
- Canal and Mott Streets
- Former Five Points District (Gangs of NY)
- Film and TV locations, including Ghost, Sex in the City and Men in Black
- and much more!
See photos of the tour on our Facebook page.
Where: Tour departs from the southwest corner of Spring St. and 6th Ave, just across from the Spring Street subway station. Please use our Google map for directions to the tour starting point. Tour ends at intersection of Canal and Baxter Streets (map).
Duration: Approximately 2 hours. Approximately 1.5 miles (2k) in distance.
@10am on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays
@2pm (14:00) on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays
Cost: This tour is free to take, and you get to decide what, if anything, the tour was worth when it's done. A name-your-own-price tour is a tour for every budget.
Language: Tour is in English.
Free Tours by Foot
Free Tours by Foot is a sightseeing company that focuses on pay-what-you-like tours in New York as well as Washington, DC, Boston, Philadelphia, Charleston, New Orleans, Chicago and London. Their motto is "pay-what-you-like-tours" are tours for every budget.