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

World Trade Center Walking Tour

The World Trade Center once stood tall and prominent, one of the world’s largest financial complexes and a symbol of New York City. This New York City walking tour takes you around Ground Zero to explore both the past and future of the World Trade Center. Visit the Ground Zero site and Financial district including the New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street and the Federal Reserve Bank. For a comprehensive look into the events of September 11, add admission to the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Whichever option you choose, this tour offers an unforgettable experience as you hear stories of the heroes of 9/11 and how New York City rose from the ashes of tragedy to flourish once more.


  • 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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World Trade Center Walking Tour

Tour the World Trade Center Site

2.5-hour World Trade Center and Financial District Walking Tour
Meet your guide within walking distance of the Ground Zero site, where you'll embark on a 2.5-hour journey into the bravery, passion, and tragedy of 9/11. Your guide will share key facts, illuminating events and heartbreaking stories of the tragic day while weaving through the various attractions within the World Trade Center area.

As you begin your tour at St Paul’s Chapel, you'll explore surrounding New York sites such as the grave of Alexander Hamilton, the first US Treasury Secretary; the soaring towers of Wall Street and the Canyon of Heroes; The New York Stock Exchange and Federal Reserve Bank; Federal Hall, where George Washington was sworn in as president; and the renowned Trinity Church and its storied past. See the American Express Eleven Tears Memorial, Winter Garden and, of course, the Ground Zero site. Your guide will take you to the 9/11 Memorial site, built on the exact site where the twin towers once stood. Visit the twin reflecting pools on which the names of the nearly 3,000 victims of the September 11, 2001, and February 26, 1993, atrocities are inscribed. You will have ample opportunity for reflection and contemplation and are welcome to bring flowers or tributes to place by the 9/11 Memorial site.

3-hour World Trade Center Walking Tour including 9/11 Museum Tickets (limited availability)
On the enhanced 3-hour tour, you will see all the sights of the 2.5-hour tour plus a preview of the 9/11 Memorial museum with timed tickets to the museum. The Museum is an underground museum which has various artifacts of September 11, 2001, and pieces of steel from the Twin Towers, such as the final steel, which was the last piece of steel to leave Ground Zero in May 2002. Exhibits in the museum include 23,000 images, 10,300 artifacts, and nearly 2,000 oral histories of the dead provided by friends and loved ones, in addition to over 500 hours of video.

Come and witness the site of a world-changing event and feel the presence of bravery and tragedy all at once. The World Trade Center Walking Tour offers New York visitors an up-close-and-personal tour of the World Trade Center site and a look at how it has risen from the tragedy of 9/11.

Customer Reviews

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

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!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

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

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.

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.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

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

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

An emotional yet truly fabulous experience. Our guide brought the details of this terrible event to life during this short tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Great tour and the tour guide she was awesome.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Excellent tour and excellent guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Excellent tour guide. Learnt so much from her

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