New York Downtown up close: Unique Walking Tours.

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New York Downtown Walking Tours

New York is the city that never sleeps. Here, life pulsates at every corner. But what is the best way to discover its secrets? These new New York Downtown Walking Tours make it easy. They offer you the chance to delve deep into the heart of the city. You can feel the rhythm of the streets, hear the stories behind the facades and also feel the energy of the metropolis.

Downtown New York, i.e. the southern part of Manhattan, is the focus of these tours. It is the historical and cultural center of the city. This is where the impressive history of New York began. Skyscrapers soar into the sky while narrow streets tell of bygone times. Every step takes you closer to the soul of the city.

For travelers, Downtown is an absolute must. It combines the old with the new. Historical buildings stand alongside modern works of art. Parks invite you to linger, while cafés and shops tempt you to browse.

The real New York awaits you on these new New York Downtown Walking Tours.


New York Downtown Walking Tours
New York Downtown Walking Tours Photo: Michael Venturiello, Sara Kerens


New York Downtown Walking Tours recommended by the Downtown Alliance

The Downtown Alliance's Walking Tour Incubator Grant Program is an exciting project that promotes innovative walking tours in downtown New York. The main goal? Bring unique stories and places to the fore. It's about bringing visitors and locals closer to the city's hidden gems.

This program therefore supports five new walking tours. Each of these tours has its own focus.

  • Downtown LGBTQ+ Activism Walking Tour:

Dive into the eventful history of the LGBTQ+ movement. Learn about key locations and their stories along the way. You can find out more here.

  • Sinister Secrets of the Seaport:

Discover the dark past of the South Street Seaport Historic District. Exciting stories are waiting for you, from the 1790s to the 1990s. Find out more here.

  • How to Become a New Yorker: Downtown Edition:

An interactive tour that takes you through downtown Manhattan. Meet business owners and community leaders and see the city through their eyes. Find out more here.

  • Inside Out Tours:

Experience the diversity and inclusion of New York City. Discover hidden places in Manhattan, Brooklyn as well as in the Bronx. Find out more here.

  • How To Be A New Yorker:

An immersive tour into the heart of the city. Connect with fascinating people and places that shape the city. Find out more here.

The Walking Tour Incubator Grant Program offers a fresh perspective on downtown New York. It also shows sides of the city that are often overlooked. So if you want to experience the real New York, these tours are for you. It's time to discover the city from a new angle!




New York is more than just a city; it is an experience. And what is the best way to capture this experience? One option is these new New York Downtown Walking Tours. On foot you will discover corners that tourist buses often overlook. You'll hear the whispers of history, feel the pulse of the streets and meet real New Yorkers.

Every alley tells a story, every building hides a secret. These New York Downtown Walking Tours bring you closer to these stories. They allow you not only to see New York, but also to feel and understand it. It's the most authentic way to explore the city.

Therefore, do not hesitate any longer. If you want to discover the real New York, these tours are for you. Whether you're interested in the history of the LGBTQ+ movement or want to unveil the seaport's dark secrets, there's a tour for everyone. So join one of the featured tours and see New York through new eyes. It will definitely be an experience you will never forget.



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New York Downtown up close: Unique Walking Tours.

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Slow Travel and Enjoyment travel blog TravelWorldOnline Traveller. You have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Your topics are Trips to Savor and wine tourism worldwide and Slow Travel. During her studies, Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she traveled to the USA and Canada - sometimes together with Petar Fuchs - and spent a research year in British Columbia. This strengthened her thirst for knowledge, which she pursued for 6 years Adventure Guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as Study tour guide for Studiosus Reisen tried to breastfeed all over the world. She constantly expanded her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: “What is beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do you eat in this region?” These are the questions she is now trying to answer as a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), among others. travel writer and travel blogger answers in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is below Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021 Other Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs. Recommendations on LinkedIn from tourism experts Further recommendations from cooperation partners and tourism experts Professional experience Monika on LinkedIn