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Free Walking Tour New York

Learn the secrets of New York City through New Yorkers!

Free New York Walking Tour

Ever curious about New York City's ascent as a pivotal financial, cultural, and political hub? Keen to understand the spirit of New Yorkers? Embark on an exploration of the city through its residents' perspective with our 2 hour long tour!

Our NYC Free Walking Tour unfolds New York's dynamic history and architectural splendor. We'll start our journey from the historical Fraunces Tavern - the place where it happened, and through historical facts and talking about the people that build America, cross a mosaic of famed landmarks and hidden jewels. Our guides, through interesting stories blend historical narratives with the city's contemporary pulse.

This is a pay-as-you-wish tour. When the tour ends you'll decide how much is the value and pay the guide. You will be able to get a unique perspective of how it truly is to love in the Big Apple.

To embark on this unique journey and uncover the soul of New York City, secure your spot on our NYC Free Walking Tour. Dive deep into the heart of the city's history, culture, and spirited life with those who know it best. Book now to experience New York like never before.

Pictures from our walks

Grand Central Station in NYC
Grand Central Station in NYC

Grand Central Station in NYC

Grand Central Station in NYC

One World Trade Center in NYC
One World Trade Center in NYC

One World Trade Center in NYC

One World Trade Center in NYC

Dumbo in NYC
Dumbo in NYC

Dumbo in NYC

Dumbo in NYC

Streets of New York
Streets of New York

Streets of New York

Streets of New York

  • Free Tour New York City
    the tour starts in the AM
    Daily
    Fraunces Tavern
    The tour lasts around 2 hours
    Reservations required
    Icon: spoken language of the tour
    EnglishSpanish
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What visitors think about Free New York Walking Tour?

Free NYC Tour
Rating: 5 out of 5
This experience was truly outstanding. Mark was incredible! He made you feel as if you were an old friend coming for a visit. Without this tour, we never would have ventured onto a train (subway). It's an absolute MUST! Definitely WORTH IT!
Best free walking tour ever!
Rating: 5 out of 5
John led our Lower Manhattan tour, and from the very start, he captured our attention with his energy, engaging stories, and wealth of information. The tour itself was fascinating.
Free tour with Mark
Rating: 5 out of 5
On our first morning in NYC, we took a day tour of lower Manhattan with Mark. He presented his extensive New York knowledge in an engaging and enjoyable manner, which kept us absorbed in the city's vibe throughout the week. Highly recommended.
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Frequently asked questions about the tour

Why should I take a free walking tour in New York?

Join a pay-what-you-wish walking tour in New York City to explore its amazing sights and stories with expert local guides. It's a fun, affordable way to see the city, meet new people, and learn about its rich history and culture. Ready to discover New York in a whole new way? Book your walking tour today!

How do the free walking tours work in New York City?

Similarly to other cities in the world, the free walking tours in New York are mostly run by enthusiastic local guides working according to the pay-what-you-wish principle. The tours have no fixed price and you can decide yourself how much you enjoyed the experience and what price you want to fix for it at the end of the tour.

How much should I pay for a free tour in New York City?

The decision is totally yours depending on your budget and satisfaction. Just please remember New York City is a very expensive city to live in. While around 10 euros per person is great in most other cities, in NYC it might be below expected average, unless the group is very big. If you enjoy the tour, we recommend setting the price at 15-20 euros, but again, it’s up to you.

Do free tour guides in New York City have an official license?

Yes, it is impossible to be a tour guide in New York without passing an exam of the history and architecture of the city. You can expect to walk with an expert.

Are the free walking tours in New York available in Spanish?

Yes, we do run our tours in both English and Spanish!

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