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Once a hub for newly arrived immigrants, then later, a gritty part of New York City largely populated by struggling artists, the Lower East Side is now one of Manhattan’s trendiest neighborhoods. You’ll find unique boutiques, small galleries, and plenty of character in this district bordered by East Houston, Essex, Canal, and the Bowery.

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NYC Lower East Side Walking and Food Tour
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NYC Lower East Side Walking and Food Tour

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Delve deeper into the food and multicultural history of Manhattan’s Lower East Side than you could alone on this small-group walking tour. Rather than guessing at eateries and foods to try, let a guide showcase local hotspots and specialties; and chart their European, Jewish, and other cultural roots. Taste snacks such as “knish” doughballs, “bialy” filled rolls, and more; and learn stories of 19th-century immigrant life that many travelers miss.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.34
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NYC Lower East Side Food and Culture Small-Group Tour

NYC Lower East Side Food and Culture Small-Group Tour

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From stroopwafel to mozzarella to knishes; there are many amazing eats on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. On this small-group walking tour, discover the neighborhood's diverse cultural heritage and learn how its immigration history has influenced its dynamic foodie scene. Along the way, visit markets, bakeries, and restaurants, and sample delicacies from all around the world.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$81.63
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Lower East Side Eats Food Tour

Lower East Side Eats Food Tour

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Foodies experience the diverse flavors of New York City’s Lower East Side on this culinary walking tour. Join your guide to begin your stroll, where you can uncover the immigrant history of the neighborhood, and learn how diverse cultures contributed to the rich culinary world of the Lower East Side today. Highlights include the tastings at six different shops, restaurants, and cafés, where you sample everything from traditional Jewish delicacies and bagels to old-fashioned candies, donuts, and more.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00

Tastes of the Lower East Side

Tastes of the Lower East Side

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The Lower East Side can seem intimidating to explore on your own, but this Tastes of the Lower East Side food tour is a perfect introduction to the neighborhood, its history, and, of course, its food. Explore the LES on foot and learn about its rich immigrant past. Hear about the various groups who immigrated to New York City and sample some of the delicious foods that they brought with them.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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Manhattan Neighborhood Private Customized Walking Tour

Manhattan Neighborhood Private Customized Walking Tour

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From bohemian Greenwich Village to fashion-forward Soho; New York's neighbourhoods each have their own distinctive character. On this walking tour, benefit from the undivided attention of a private guide and enjoy an itinerary customized to suit your interests. Perhaps visit Little Italy and Chinatown, see Times Square and Grand Central, or stroll around Central Park.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.00
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$64.00
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Bronx Zoo Admission Ticket

Bronx Zoo Admission Ticket

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Discover an incredible variety of wildlife right in New York City with a Bronx Zoo admission ticket. Go inside this 265-acre zoo in the Bronx, one of New York City’s five boroughs, to see a range of exhibits including the Congo Gorilla Forest, JungleWorld, the Butterfly Garden, and a children’s petting zoo. Skip-the-line access is included with this admission ticket.
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  • 4 hours
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Manhattan Architecture Yacht Cruise

Manhattan Architecture Yacht Cruise

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Avoid the mobs of people sightseeing on land, and opt for this Manhattan architecture yacht cruise instead. From the teak deck of the boat, learn about New York City's architectural landmarks as you circumnavigate the island and listen to the 'Around Manhattan' narration provided by members of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). One beer or glass of wine is provided, as well as soda.
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
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$106.00
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Private New York City Jeep Tour: Exploring the Urban Jungle of Lower Manhattan

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Private New York City Jeep Tour: Exploring the Urban Jungle of Lower Manhattan

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Cruise around New York City like a VIP in a private Jeep Wrangler with a personal chauffeur. Cover far more ground than you could on foot as you drive the streets of the Big Apple and explore all of the city's most famous neighborhoods including Greenwich Village, SoHo, TriBeCa, Chinatown, and the Lower East Side.
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  • 2 hours
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Lower East Side Bagel Tour
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Lower East Side Bagel Tour

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New York City’s Lower East side is home to many cultures and plenty of good food. Focus primarily on this area’s Jewish culture during this food tour. Start your tour with NYC’s most iconic food—the bagel—and follow your guide to bakeries, delis, candy shops, and markets that celebrate Jewish heritage. Visit synagogues, museums and local landmarks to hear stories about daily life and traditions in this colorful NYC community.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Private Downtown Street Art Tour With Guide/Muralist

Private Downtown Street Art Tour With Guide/Muralist

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New York City has been a street art destination for close to 50 years. On a private walking tour through downtown neighborhoods, your guide points out hidden murals that visitors often miss. Along the way, learn about the evolution of Lower Manhattan, from the influx of immigrants to how it became the city’s first artist colony. Booking a private tour ensures a tailored experience and your guide’s full attention.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$328.67
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Street Art & Graffiti Tour in NYC Private Tour
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Street Art & Graffiti Tour in NYC Private Tour

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New York’s vibrant Lower East Side neighborhood has, in recent years, become a hub of some of the city’s most experimental and boundary-pushing street art. Go on a small-group, cultural walking tour of the neighborhood, and spot noteworthy works by internationally renowned artists. Meet your guide at the Houston Bowery Wall in Nolita—famed for its ever-changing murals—and then venture to the LES. You’ll admire pieces in the 100 Gates Project, will see work by Shephard Fairey and Space Invader, and learn more about the vibrant local street art community.
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  • 2 hours
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$250.00
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Sidewalks and Skyscrapers: Street Art Is This Way

Sidewalks and Skyscrapers: Street Art Is This Way

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Focus on New York City's vibrant street art scene on this walking tour with an art-expert guide. Strolling the streets yourself means you'll get a much closer look at the urban works of art, from graffiti to murals, than you would from behind the windows of a tour vehicle. Traveling with a small group of just 10 people or fewer means you'll enjoy some personalized attention and the chance to ask questions.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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Brooklyn Delights Full-Day Bike Tour
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Brooklyn Delights Full-Day Bike Tour

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Hop on your bike in Manhattan's Lower East Side and head over to bohemian Brooklyn for a full-day cycling tour. Skip the tour bus and travel like a local, stopping in top locations for time to explore and listen to guided commentary. Highlights include the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a historic Hasidic shtetl as well as the Williamsburg and DUMBO neighborhoods.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$114.98
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Lower East Side Prohibition Pub Crawl

Lower East Side Prohibition Pub Crawl

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Experience what Manhattan’s Lower East Side was like in the roaring twenties on a three-hour prohibition pub crawl. Tour original speakeasies of the era and stop into hidden modern day examples that you need a secret password to enter. Learn about the notorious gangsters who ran the city decades ago and hear what Lower East Side parties were like during prohibition. Stop at various venues and enjoy a complimentary glass of Champagne along the way.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$59.00
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Private Tastes of the Lower East Side Tour

Private Tastes of the Lower East Side Tour

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On this private tour, get up close and personal with the Lower East Side: one of Manhattan’s most diverse and dynamic neighborhoods. Pick a departure time that works for your schedule, and meet your guide. You’ll see the Eldridge Street Synagogue, popular eateries like Katz’s Deli and Russ & Daughters, the Manhattan Bridge, and more. As you go, learn about the immigrants who shaped the area, the history of tenement housing, the Lower East Side’s rich culinary culture, and more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Lower East Side Contemporary Art Tour with NYC Art Critic

Lower East Side Contemporary Art Tour with NYC Art Critic

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Art enthusiasts can unpack the nuanced contemporary art world with this guided tour to several standout New York City galleries on Manhattan's trendy Lower East Side. Follow your guide to explore outside-the-box art spaces featuring contemporary works and experimental exhibits. Chat about the work with your art critic-guide as you go, and learn about the most important shows up in NYC.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.00
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Pizza Walking tour in Manhattan with Friendly Local Guide

Pizza Walking tour in Manhattan with Friendly Local Guide

Pizza is the huge tradition in New York and only the New Yorker can show the best pizza spots in the city. Congratulations, our pizza tour is the best opportunity to feel like a real New Yorker whose favourite go-to meal is pizza. On this tour, our local pizza guide will take you through the pizza world with highly rated pizzerias from Neapolitan to Sicilian. While you are enjoying the food, you will also learn a lot about the neighbourhood and its culture you walk through. NYC's pizza has different styles and types depending on the district. You will receive the printed pocket pizza journal guide where the best pizza shops are located.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Lower East Side & Culture Tour in New York City with Expert Guide

Lower East Side & Culture Tour in New York City with Expert Guide

Explore Lower East Manhattan. One of the most visited places by tourists in the whole of NYC. On this tour, our local guide will tell all the historical facts about the place and what makes these places unique. Also if you are the Instagram lover, this tour will offer you some great locations such as Brooklyn Bridge, Nolita and Lower East Side which also referred to as one of the trendiest districts in NYC. As well as some plunge into the historical social changes of the United States with the visit to the African Burial Ground National Memorial. Also, our tour allows you to try the different cuisine starting from Italian and finishing with all the Asian types in legendary Chinatown. The small tour with no more than 12 people will help you to personalize the experience and try to be in the shoes of the local New Yorker.
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  • 3 hours
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Small group walking tour of Lower East Side and Greenwich Village with Lunch

Small group walking tour of Lower East Side and Greenwich Village with Lunch

Discover New York through the lens of its rich and diverse ethnic communities. This full day tour will give you the opportunity to discover often-forgotten places, unexplored spaces, and historical sites to learn about the people and neighborhoods that made New York City what it is today. This tour supports and provides exposure to many locally owned businesses. Your guide will highlight and stop at different shops and stores with deep community roots. This tour visits neighborhoods that are further away from the traditional tourist tours and focuses on their history. We donate 1% of the sales of this tour to a local nonprofit working for the well-being of their communities.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$199.00
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Should I book Lower East Side tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Lower East Side can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Lower East Side 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Lower East Side costs USD 30.95. Guided Lower East Side tours start around USD 30.95 per person.
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