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Harlem Wednesday-Morning Gospel Tour provided by Harlem Spirituals

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You'll start at
690 8th Ave
690 8th Ave, New York, NY 10036, USANear Times Square on Eighth Avenue
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  • 1
    Harlem
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 2
    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    Apollo Theater
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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You'll end at
690 8th Ave
690 8th Ave, New York, NY 10036, USANear Times Square on Eighth Avenue
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Important Information
Departure Point
690 8th Ave, New York, NY 10036, USA
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Gospel service
  • Stop at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
  • Walking tour of residential sections of Harlem
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks (unless lunch option is selected)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for child aged 4 and under
  • Church services may be held in the Bronx, however the tour will still cover the Harlem itinerary
  • Shorts and tank tops are not allowed to be worn on this tour. Harlem Spirituals Inc. reserves the right to refuse clients improperly dressed and will not refund the service
  • What is "Soul Food"
  • Soul Food is traditional African American cuisine that originated in the South in the United States. Today it has become a highly sought after cuisine. It consists of spicy ribs, collard greens, fried fish and chicken, freshly cooked corn bread, and a few side dishes like black eye peas, okra, or macaroni and cheese to mention a few.
  • Do the tours include walking?
  • Guests are invited to take walks through the neighborhoods visited. The average walk is about 15 minutes.
  • Are the tours wheelchair friendly?
  • With advance notice, wheelchair bound customers with some mobility can be accommodated in the front rows of the tour bus with their wheelchairs folded away in the luggage compartment. It is mandatory that someone accompany customers with special needs to assist them onto the coach.
  • For passengers with no mobility or a non foldable wheelchairs we recommend giving at least 3 weeks notice so that we can secure a coach with a wheelchair lift.
  • Wheelchair lifts are 49" X 28" and can carry a maximum weight limit of 700lbs. We kindly ask that you submit the dimensions and model of the chair as our lift may not be able to accommodate scooters and other large sized electric chairs. A maximum of one person in a wheelchair can be accommodated per bus.
  • Private tours are available with accessible ramp transportation.
  • Many of the churches that we visit have steps. In order to accommodate their wheelchair bound congregation members churches use portable mobility ramps.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
233Reviews
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CcSwim wrote a review Nov 2019
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Wonderful experience. The choir and the church members could not have been more gracious and welcome. Each member of the choir is extremely talented and passionate about the music. A highlight of my visit and I have been to NYC many times. Our guide Anthony was a life time New
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Wednesday-Morning Gospel Tour
Responded 07 Nov 2019
Dear CCseaSwim, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience on our Harlem Gospel tour. Your feedback and recommendation mean a lot to us. As a frequent visitor to our city, we realize that you have many activities to choose from and we honored that you chose our Harlem tour. To learn that it was the highlight of your trip is the icing on the cake for us. Warm regards, Erika Elisabeth Vice president Harlem Spirituals / New York Visions
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Jill wrote a review Oct 2019
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This is a must for anyone visiting New York . Our guide was so engaging and lives and breathes this vibrant and beautiful part of the city. I am not a religious person myself but you don’t need to be to be moved and to understand the depth of feeling within this close community.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Wednesday-Morning Gospel Tour
Responded 04 Nov 2019
Dear Jagraham57, Thank you for such an amazing review of our Harlem Gospel tour. We truly appreciate your kind words and thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience. Best regards, Erika Elisabeth Vice president Harlem Spirituals /New York Visions
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Cris P wrote a review Sep 2019
Sydney, Australia1 contribution
This tour provides a great insight into Harlem. The online booking process was efficient as was the ticket collection on the day of our tour at Harlem Spirituals’ office in Times Square, which is the tour’s start and finish point. The office staff were friendly and welcoming.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Wednesday-Morning Gospel Tour
Responded 07 Oct 2019
Dear Gottatravelalways, Thank you for posting such an awesome review of our Harlem Gospel tour. It really means a lot to us that you chose our tour among the many other sightseeing options to visit New York City. More importantly, we are thrilled to read that our tour of the Harlem neighborhood had a positive impact on you. We truly appreciate your thorough review and recommendation of our program. Sincerely, Erika Elisabeth Vice president Harlem Spirituals / New York Visions
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Joanne H wrote a review Sep 2019
Sheffield, United Kingdom40 contributions15 helpful votes
An inspirational morning tour of Harlem culminating in a performance of the ARC gospel choir. The tour guide was entertaining, knew Harlem as he grew up there and could provide us a with a myriad of facts about changes over the years. The gospel choir was amazing and we loved
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Wednesday-Morning Gospel Tour
Responded 07 Oct 2019
Dear Joanne H, Thank you for sharing your feedback on our Harlem Gospel tour. Your recommendation means a lot to us. We are so glad to read that you and your children had an unforgettable experience in Harlem. Warm regards, Erika Elisabeth Harlem Spirituals / New York Visions
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derekharris2017 wrote a review Jul 2019
Peterborough, United Kingdom7 contributions
A well managed tour. Following my booking in the UK I collected my ticket from the office the day before the tour. This was very efficiently handled by a friendly lady. Anthony, our tour guide was both informative and amusing, and as a Harlem native, was able to give us some
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Wednesday-Morning Gospel Tour
Responded 16 Jul 2019
Dear Dekerekharris2017, We hope this email finds you well. We realize that there are many tours and activities to choose from in New York City and we are honored that you opted to join our Harlem on a Wednesday Gospel tour. Thank you for sharing your experience and joining in on the signing with the choir! We are so happy that you enjoyed the tour and are truly grateful for your wonderful recommendation. Sincerest regards, Erika Elisabeth Vice president Harlem Spirituals / New York Visions Maven Ameican Journeys
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By: Harlem Spirituals
Telcomboss
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Free Brooklyn walking tour - awesome!
Free Tours by foot: Ornell provided an informative and entertaining tour of the Bridge, Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo
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Macdonald2717
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Gospel and Brunch- I believe!
This was amazing. The church service at The Greater Highway Deliverance Church was outstanding. The energy, thankfu
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Hook911
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Fascinating Insight to the real NYC
This was a great way to see the real Harlem and an authentic Harlem Church Service. The tour leaves from just behin
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Tony B
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Authentic Experience
Alvin is a warm, enthusiastic and knowledgeable tour guide and focuses on African American luminaries and their per
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Ellie_Veee
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Complete waste of money and time and itinerary not followed as promised.
This tour is a complete waste of money and time! We stopped for way too log at some memorial. No explanation. Just
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MARKLI
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I gave 1 star because you cannot leave none this was horrible
This was $175 a PERSON ( $350 a couple) , and we were told that we would be taken by a bus from the meeting place o
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RobbynaS
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Shouting not singing and way too loud
The bus tour to Harlem with Anthony's guiding and excellent information was very well received. He knew a lot and h
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olivia l
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Interesting tour
We enjoyed the tour and Anthony, our guide gave us enough information about Harlem to keep us interested throughout
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suber2016
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It was uplifting.
I highly recommend this tour we loved it. The staff we bought our tickets from were so friendly and happy to answe
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jagraham57
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Excellent Harlem Gospel Tour
This tour is a must for anyone visiting New York . So well organised and one of the best tours that I have been on
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MarieC0406
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Harlem Gospel Tour Wednesday
Very interesting- Anthony is a knowledgeable and fun tour guide! The Gospel Choir is not a professional choir, so d
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MarilynDun
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A truly spiritual experience
Bus tour from 8th Avenue to Hsrlem - Very informative commentary from our guide Ronny. Was very personable and made
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John N
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Harlem tour
An interesting tour with guide Anthony who had personal knowledge of the Harlem district and gave an interesting an
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frequenttraveller219
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Harlem Sunday Morning Gospel Tour - PHENOMENAL
Firstly, let us say that our Tour Guide Anthony, was without a doubt, the best tour guide we have ever dealt with.
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Mary C
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Wonderful experience
The service was amazing and we felt very welcome at the Thessalonica Baptist church. Anthony was our guide and he w
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  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
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