This is a tour that integrates that the World Trade Center with the 400 year history of downtown New York. Starting at Wall Street, we explore the city's colonial and early American history. We then walk through one of the late 19th century's most diverse immigrant neighborhoods, including remnants of Little Syria. Then we take a thorough look at the World Trade Center and the 9/11 Memorial, home to some of the city's most dazzling modern architecture. Along the way we visit four different churches from four different centuries, each which played a role in the events of September 11th.
My name is John Semlak and I live in East Harlem in Manhattan. I would love to show everything that the great city of New York has to offer. From the side streets of Greenwich Village to the corridors of finance on Wall Street, from the melting pot of Queens to the brownstones of Brooklyn, I can offer an walking tour tailored to your interests. My tours tend to have an emphasis on the history, culture, and stories of the city. My tours are walking tours unless otherwise noted. By far the best way to see New York City is on foot. Plus it's healthy. Most of my tours last at least two hours but we can tailor the tour to your schedule. My tours I am a licensed tour guide with three 4 years experience and much more experience wandering the streets of New York. I speak English and fluent Russian and offer tours in both languages. Meet me in NYC! Full profile ⋅ Leave a Review
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