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4.5 star rating: Recommended 592 Reviews

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  • Location:New York City, New York
  • Duration:2.5 or 3-hours

World Trade Center Walking Tour

In remembrance of the events that took place in New York City on September 11, 2001, take this guided, 2.5-hour tour around Ground Zero. Visit the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, aka the 9/11 Memorial, a tribute of remembrance in honor of the many people who were killed on 9/11. See St Paul’s Chapel, a rescue center after the tragedy, plus Financial District landmarks like the New York Stock Exchange, the Federal Reserve Bank and more. Upgrade to include a 30-minute preview and pass to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum.

Highlights

  • Guided tour of the World Trade Center and Ground Zero site in New York City
  • Choice of 2.5 or 3-hour tours, optional admission to the 9/11 Memorial Museum
  • Visit St. Paul's Chapel, the American Express Eleven Tears Memorial and Winter Garden
  • Professional and knowledgeable tour guide will recount gripping stories of heroic deeds from 9/11
  • 9/11 Memorial museum tickets are strictly limited - BOOK NOW!

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What You Can Expect

World Trade Center Walking Tour

Tour the World Trade Center Site

This Ground Zero walking tour begins at St Paul's Chapel, the oldest public building in New York City that’s still actively used. This church survived the falling debris from the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center despite being only one block away. It became a rescue center during the aftermath of the tragedy.

As the tour continues, see Financial District landmarks like Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Building. Visit the American Express Eleven Tears Memorial. See Federal Hall, the site of George Washington's inauguration as the first president of the United States, and Trinity Church, a landmark Episcopal church at Broadway and Wall Street.

Visit the twin reflecting pools inscribed with the names of the nearly 3,000 who died on September 11, 2001, and in its precursor attack on February 26, 1993. The pools mark the spots where the twin towers once stood, and you will have time for contemplation at this important site.

Upgrade to include timed entry into the National September 11 Museum — 110,000 square feet of exhibit space located at the heart of the World Trade Center site. The museum tells the story of 9/11 through multimedia displays, archives, narratives and a collection of artifacts, including pieces of steel from the twin towers plus 23,000 photos, over 500 hours of video and nearly 2,000 oral histories of the dead. Experience the bravery and tragedy of this powerful spot, and marvel at the Freedom Tower that now rises over this location.

Customer Reviews

Tzvi F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

My wife and I took the World Trade Center walking tour. Our guide, Fred, was knowledgeable, interesting, and entertaining. At any point during the tour, whenever somebody had a question about what we were seeing, Fred would provide a fascinating answer. He arrived at the meeting point on time and did not rush the tour, despite the bad weather. This tour was a highlight of our trip and I absolutely recommend it and our excellent guide.

Edna F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

I give this tour 32 thumbs up and 5 Stars. Our tour guide Rob could not be more informative, enthusiastic and fun to be with. The 3 hours went so quickly yet I learned so much from this city that I have lived in all of my life. I already recommended this tour and Rob to several of my friends and hope to do another tour soon. Thank you! Rob is a smart and funny gem!

Thoms G S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Our tour guide took us to many interesting sights in the financial district, explaining the history and sharing facinating facts about them. She also shared her knowledge and her own experience of what happened on that dreadful date of 9/11. Ground Zero was a touching place to visit. After the tour we wanted to dine in an area of the town that she had show us. Our guide was kind enough to take us to that area because it w as difficult to find. I would highly recommend this tour.

Timothy L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Annie our tour guide was amazing! She provided her real life experiences that made us all feel like we were there during the tragic days before/after 9/11. I have recommended this tour to many of my friends and colleagues should they make it back to NYC. Regards, Tim Lehman

Isla M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Fantastic tour. Fred was an excellent guide who covered everything and so much more. 10 out of ten

Diane H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Fred did an amazing job with this tour! He had a wealth of information and we felt like we were strolling through the streets of New York with a good friend who really has a passion for the history of NYC!

Christine P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Definitely an eye opener. Pity the tour guide got sidetracked a bit during the tour.

Richard L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Wed, October 22 - 2:30 PM was a delightful time with 10 walkers. Our guide made it a History of NY city tour, and we loved every minute. He walked us to the river, told us things that have happened in the area, showed us new buildings and landscaping. He also gave us personal help in finding the name on the wall of one we knew who had died in the tour.

jwillie925

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

The tour guide was very informative.Can't remember her name. She took us through St. Paul's Chapel and through the new buildings. We even had a complimentary cookie in the bakery shop. The tour ended at the fountains. All in all a great tour and good price.

carolchalcraft

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Very informative tour. Highly recommend the tour to visitors to New York.

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