No NYC neighborhood has greater historical resonance than Lower Manhattan. This is, after all, where the City began—a fact evident in the asymmetrical lanes that were footpaths and canals well before the skyscrapers came. Sights like Trinity Church, Federal Hall, Wall Street, One World Trade and the 9/11 Memorial & Museum are centuries apart in their creation, but all bring undeniable emotional impact. Lower Manhattan’s role in American finance looms large too, but that doesn’t mean it’s a stuffy nine-to-five district; a thriving restaurant and shopping scene, anchored by Brookfield Place, draws visitors in equal numbers to powerbrokers.
Towering marvels where the City began
Trace the history of New York City’s development in these buildings and sights.
Food, drink, shopping and more great finds just steps from your ferry stop.
Enjoy the magic of the Big Apple and be back on time for your evening plans with the 6-hour Best of Manhattan tour! See top landmarks as you make your way through Manhattan by luxury coach. You’ll get off at Rockefeller Center to see the famous “30 Rock” building and notable sculptures. Next, walk around the One World Trade Center site to see the 9/11 Memorial. Then enjoy lunch in Little Italy and visit Grant’s Tomb in the picturesque Riverside Park. A sightseeing ferry cruise to catch a view of the Statue of Liberty tops off this fully-guided adventure!
For those looking to see and do it all, the Ultimate Manhattan Experience is the way to go. You’ll travel by luxury coach throughout the world’s most famous borough and hop off at 4 exploration stops along the way: Rockefeller Center, the 9/11 Memorial, Grant’s Tomb and Little Italy. Your tour also includes free admission to the Top of the Rock Observatory, where you’ll be whisked away to the top of the famous “30 Rock” building to see 360 degree views of the skyline and beyond. Then enjoy an authentic Italian lunch at Grotta Azzurra, and sail around the New York Harbor on an included sightseeing ferry cruise, featuring views of Lady Liberty!
Enjoy an inside look at the World Trade Center on this highly informative and revealing walking tour that includes admission to One World Observatory and a personal radio for each guest to listen to the guides live narration. You'll visit St. Paul's Chapel, The 9/11 Memorial, The Oculus, Brookfield Place and NYC's newest and most popular observation deck at One World Observatory. Much of this tour takes place indoors making it a good option in almost any weather.
Visit two of New York's most historic attractions on this 4-hour tour of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Enjoy priority boarding on the ferry to Liberty Island and — together with your small group and guide — enter the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. Explore the Statue of Liberty Museum and head to the observation deck for a spectacular view of NYC. Then, visit Ellis Island, where you’ll learn about the vast immigration that took place here between 1892 and 1954.
Stroll through 400 years of New York City history on this informative and entertaining 2-hour guided walking tour. Start off by exploring the early Dutch roots of the city, visit Bowling Green and the famous Charging Bull statue and then stop into historic Fraunces Tavern where George Washington bid farewell to his troops. Spend some time at the 9/11 Memorial and the new One World Trade Center. Board a ferry for the Statue of Liberty and get an incredible view of the Manhattan skyline on the statue's pedestal.
Take this customized private tour of New York City and embark on a truly unique experience. Travel by foot and subway like a real New Yorker, with just you, your group and a private, knowledgeable guide. See New York’s top sightseeing attractions and neighborhoods, all with a licensed NYC tour guide who is passionate about our great city.
This Lower Manhattan tour explores the history and architecture of Downtown New York. Historically this neighborhood is known as Wall Street or the Financial District. Today it is the oldest and coolest New York neighborhood.
On our 90 minutes tour you will see the main sites in Lower Manhattan. We start from the “bottom” and working your way up to the 911 Memorial/World Trade Center. We go point-to-point and show you the good stuff! See tour stops below.
The walking tour meeting point is conveniently located at Bowling Green in Lower Manhattan.
Go on the beat with a retired NYPD detective or officer, and learn the shocking truth behind New York’s organized crime rings, white-collar swindlers, and modern scandals. Visit traditional hotbeds of NYC crime like Chinatown, the Lower East Side, and a more recent addition to the list of Manhattan’s most notorious neighborhoods: Wall Street. A perfect 2-5-hour tour for anyone interested in true crime, storytelling, or the turbulent history of this legendary American city.
On this fully guided tour, we’ve curated the best of the city to help you see NYC in just one day. Sail past the Statue of Liberty; see how New York has recovered and rebuilt at the 9/11 Memorial; explore the most iconic sights of Midtown (like Times Square) on a guided walking tour; and skip the long lines to take in the views from the Empire State Building.
See Lower Manhattan including Wall Street and the Financial District for an appreciation and understanding of NYC’s financial and political history. Visit the 9/11 Memorial to reflect and learn of the events of that day and its aftermath.
Experience New York City’s top attractions on this unique, all-day hop-on hop-off cruise. One ticket is all that’s needed to see the city. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline, plus iconic landmarks like One World Trade Center’s Freedom Tower, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and much more from New York Harbor. This cruise includes entry to the One World Observatory.
See some of New York City's most famous attractions on board a historic sailing ship with this 1.5-hour, daytime cruise around New York Harbor. Take in the breathtaking sights of the Manhattan skyline, plus notable locations like the World Trade Center, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and many more.
The great legacy of infamous Tammany Hall leader William "Boss" Tweed (who used the building's construction to embezzle large sums of money from the city government), the Tweed Courthouse is a landmarked building and an architectural marvel.
The building that put the “finance” in the Financial District and made the name “Wall Street” synonymous with bankers, brokers and cash, the New York Stock Exchange is not just a landmark—it’s a living piece of American history, and the world’s largest stock exchange, where billions of dollars of stocks are traded daily.
Located on lower Broadway and the world’s tallest building upon its completion in 1913, the neo-Gothic Woolworth Building is one of New York City’s most celebrated and recognizable skyscrapers—and a stunning achievement in American architecture.
In honor of the docking of the replica of Marquis de Lafayette’s L’Hermione at South Street Seaport over July 4th, the museum presents an eighteen month long exhibit of twenty Lafayette related historic objects. Among the highlights are Lafayette's calling card and the general's sash on which he bled at the Battle of Brandywine.