- 2-hour walking tour of New York City
- Explore the historic side of the South Street Seaport
- Learn about the largest collections of historic tall ships docked at the Seaport
- Beautiful views of the Brooklyn Bridge
- Visit the Bridge Café, the Paris Café, and Jeremy's Ale House
- Walk past the Titanic Memorial Lighthouse, the origin of the New Years Eve Ball Drop
- Informative, professional guide
You'll have magnificent views of the Brooklyn Bridge while you see places like the Bridge Café, New York's oldest drinking establishment, and the Paris Café, where Thomas Edison planned lower Manhattan's first electrical grid. This area was knows as the gateway to the world, with it's bars and taverns, shops, ships, houses and old streets. Following the haunted Bridge Café, you will see Jeremy's Ale House, where 9/11 first responders took refuge, and the Titanic Lighthouse, a memorial that was dedicated to those lost their lives when the ship sank and also the origin of New York’s famous New Years Eve Ball Drop!
Among the landmarks in this five-block radius, you will also see the site of George Washington's first presidential mansion, the Federalist buildings from the late 1700s, and the 1830s Greek Revival warehouses and counting quarters.
Reviewed by Lorraine, January 2012
A good way to understand more about the history of this part of NY, and see how it has developed through to today. Well narrated, and we covered a lot of ground in the time available.
Reviewed by David W, USA, September 2011
we were the only ones on the tour. we saw the seaport, wall street, and the world trade center. We learned about the history of the area and the changes that have been taking place in the area. It was nice