Home to a dense population of Asian immigrants, Manhattan’s Chinatown is one of NYC's most evocative neighborhoods. Walking its busy, narrow streets reveals surprise after surprise: Chatham Square’s statue of Lin Zexu, a Qing dynasty official who led the fight against Britain’s illegal importation of opium; the odd pagoda-style roof and Buddhist temple; and atmospheric Doyers Street, with its basement bars and a speakeasy among them. Come hungry and work your way through the many dim sum palaces, dumpling dens and inexpensive noodle joints.
Feast on soup dumplings, sip tea, purchase herbs, learn about the past and enjoy other dining, shopping and cultural opportunities in Manhattan's Chinatown.
Spend some time on the beat with a retired NYPD officer or detective, learning the shocking truth behind New York’s organized crime rings, white collar swindlers and modern scandals. Together you’ll visit traditional hotbeds of NYC crime like Chinatown, the Lower East Side, and a more recent addition to the list of New York’s most notorious; Wall Street. In these classic neighborhoods you’ll learn how the city shaped and was shaped by organized crime. This is the perfect experience for anyone with an interest in true crime, storytelling or the turbulent history of America’s greatest city.
Biking is the perfect way to see lower Manhattan. The area is rich in architectural, historical and cultural beauty. You’ll go from the Lower East Side to Little Italy to Chinatown, the City Hall area and the World Trade Center quickly and easily.
Cruise around downtown Manhattan on a private motorcycle tour to see top New York City attractions such as the Statue of Liberty, Wall Street, Freedom Tower, Chinatown, Little Italy, Battery Park, South Street Seaport, and City Hall.
Known today for popular restaurants, shops and tourism, the Manhattan neighborhoods of SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown boast some of New York City’s richest history. Take a 2-hour walking tour with an expert local guide to discover hidden gems, 19th-century architecture, historical churches, and several locations of the mob and gang violence that plagued these areas of Lower Manhattan for decades. Learn about the hardships that early immigrants faced and how the neighborhoods became what they are today.
Explore the tastes and history of two ethnic NYC neighborhoods, Chinatown and Little Italy. Animated and friendly guides allow their guests to learn these neighborhoods through fascinating historical stories and culinary delights. The delicious food tastings range from homemade mozzarella to a sit-down dim sum dining experience. One leaves this tour fully satisfied, along with a new found confidence in navigating the neighborhoods with a provided recommendation list in hand. This tour is a must if you're a local or visitor looking to get off-the-beaten path and taste amazing foods.
Explore the "city that never sleeps" aboard this open-top bus sightseeing tour. This tour takes you to Brooklyn for breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline. Enjoy night time views of Times Square, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, the Lower East Side, Chinatown, Little Italy, the Brooklyn Bridge and more.
Be escorted by one of the knowledgeable guides and be taken for a walk through the Manhattan, Chinatown, Little Italy and historic South Street Seaport. Opt for a ferry ticket to see the Statue Liberty, America's most famous national monument, for the complete experience.
See New York City sparkle on an evening panoramic tour of the city lights. See the Empire State Building, Times Square, Greenwich Village, SoHo, Chinatown, the Lower East Side, Rockefeller Center and more aboard a double-decker bus for unbeatable views of the glittering Manhattan skyline. This is the perfect way to rest your feet after a full day of sightseeing and start your night out on the town.
The best way to see the city is with a hop-on-hop-off bus tour! Your 48-hour ticket includes four different loops: Uptown, Downtown, Brooklyn and the Bronx with spots along the way at all the major attractions for you to get off and explore at your leisure. Also included is a hop-on-hop-off boat ticket that will provide amazing skyline views from the water. Your ticket also includes a spectacular double decker bus night tour. Complete your NYC sightseeing experience with your round trip ferry ticket destined for the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
Create your own sightseeing itinerary with the New York City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour! A hop-on-hop-off bus tour is the ideal way to explore every corner of the Big Apple and, with lively tour guides to keep you entertained and informed, you are sure to learn facts old and new about the city that never sleeps! Hop on and off the distinctive double-decker buses at any of the 40+ stops to discover New York at your leisure. A must-have tour for any visitor to the Big Apple!
Choose from a 48-hour or 72-hour All Around Town Tour which includes loops of Uptown, Downtown, Brooklyn and the Bronx New York City neighborhoods. This pass also gets you access to a Night Tour of New York and Hop-on Hop-off cruise. For more value, opt for the VIP Pass which upgrades your pass so you benefit from skip-the-line access or add one attraction to your your tour.
New York City's largest Buddhist temple, located at the foot of the Manhattan Bridge, contains more than just New York City's largest Buddha—though the 16-foot-tall gold statue, seated on a lotus, is certainly reason enough to make the trip.
Tucked between the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges (in a micro-neighborhood sometimes known as Knickerbocker Village or Two Bridges), this community recreation center offers year-round facilities like an indoor volleyball court, Ping-Pong tables, a gymnasium, a computer lab and a kitchen; plus, seasonal facilities like a playground, outdoor basketball and handball courts, an artificial turf field and picnic areas.
This relaxed coffee and tea shop in the heart of Chinatown sets itself apart from the rest of the area’s bubble tea emporiums by maintaining a traditional coffee-house atmosphere, with a large seating area and WiFi, while also offering sandwiches and small snacks.