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Historical NYC neighborhood tour with a soccer focus, followed by a live match

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Overview
Our tours allow you to see the sites as well as the match. Soccer Walks NYC is the only New York walking tour that will introduce you to the history of the city through the eyes of the many immigrant groups that have arrived in New York with a dream for a better life and a love of soccer. Neighborhoods covered include the Lower East Side, Little Italy, Greenwich Village and East Village.

After exploring the immigrant history of various New York City neighborhoods, we’ll stop in to one of NYC’s many soccer bars to experience what it’s like to watch your favorite team or league with a bunch of rabid football fans in New York City.
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Itinerary
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Pass By: Lower East Side, New York City, NY

IMPORTANT - Please check the website for tour dates and start times as each tour is scheduled around a live televised soccer match. Tours will start at different times depending upon the date.

Stop At: Little Italy, Mulberry Street, New York City, NY 10013

Explore Old St. Patrick's Cathedral dating back to 1815 and the neighborhood of Little Italy. Learn about the impact Italian immigrants' have had on the history of soccer in New York.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Greenwich Village, 14th Street and West of Broadway, New York City, NY

Greenwich Village was a neighborhood where many European immigrants settled; including Spanish, Italians and the British. Visit Washington Square Park and learn about these immigrants' history and their contributions to soccer in New York.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Lower East Side, New York City, NY

Learn about the history of immigration to New York City and why the Lower East Side was where they settled. Find out about the early history of soccer in New York.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St. Mark's Place, 113 St Marks Pl, New York City, NY 10009-5161

The East Village was once known as "Little Germany" or Kleindeutschland, Learn about the history of German immigrants in New York and their impact on the growth of soccer in the city.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: East Village, Between Houston Street, Bowery, & 14th Street, New York City, NY

We'll end the walking part of the tour by summing up the overall impact that immigrants have had on the growth of soccer in New York City. Then it's off to a local East Village pub to watch a live soccer match with other fans.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: East Village, Between Houston Street, Bowery, & 14th Street, New York City, NY

Our tour will end in time to take in the action of a live match at a local East Village pub dedicated to soccer.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: New York University, 70 Washington Sq S, New York City, NY 10012-1019

Visit the site where the tragic Triangle Shirt Waist Factory fire occurred in 1911; the deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city. It led to laws and regulations that now protect the safety of workers.

Duration: 10 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
95 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
1: The Grafton, 126 1st Avenue #5783, New York, NY 10009, USA
2: O'Hanlons, 349 E 14th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
Inclusions
  • Experience guide
  • Entry/Admission - East Village
Exclusions
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • The entire walking tour is approximately two miles in total.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
If you are a soccer fanatic, this is the tour for you! Not only do you have the chance to walk off the beaten path of NYC, but you have the opportunity to learn a bit of history and watch some matches! Defintely a win all the way around!
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Response from Jocelyn T, General Manager at Historical NYC neighborhood tour with a soccer focus, followed by a live match
Responded 13 Jan 2019
Thank you very much for your review Jane. I'm glad you enjoyed the tour and it was wonderful meeting you. Keep supporting the "beautiful game"!
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My daughter and I surprised my husband with this tour for his birthday. It was great exploring the neighborhoods of the lower east side and immersing in the history of Futbol in NYC. Jocelyn was a blast took us to a great pub to watch 3 matches at the same time. It was a
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Response from Jocelyn T, General Manager at Historical NYC neighborhood tour with a soccer focus, followed by a live match
Responded 13 Jan 2019
It was wonderful to meet you and your family Kathie. We are definitely looking to reach soccer fans as well as people who currently work in the sport in order to help grow the game. Glad your husband got to see his team win. All the best.
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My husband and I recently visited New York and wanted to take a walking tour a bit off the beaten path. My husband is a huge Barcelona fan and wanted to find a spot in the city where he could watch a recent match. Soccer Walks NYC allowed us to do both. The neighborhood walk was
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Response from Jocelyn T, Manager at Historical NYC neighborhood tour with a soccer focus, followed by a live match
Responded 4 Oct 2018
We are so glad to know that you and your husband enjoyed your Soccer Walks NYC experience. We greatly appreciate your feedback as we are just starting out. We are also glad that your tour ended with a "winning" experience. We hope to see you again in the future!
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About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Soccer Walks NYC
5 reviews
janetomlin
10
NYC & SOCCER! What more could you ask for!
If you are a soccer fanatic, this is the tour for you! Not only do you have the chance to walk off the beaten path
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Danny N
10
A great way to learn about the city, meet new people, and watch some soccer!
I stumbled upon Soccer Walks and was quite honestly a little skeptical. But, boy was I wrong! She greeted us very
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KathMF
Long Island, NY
149
Soccer Walks NYC is a great way to see LES NYC & spend time with the Beautiful Game!
My daughter and I surprised my husband with this tour for his birthday. It was great exploring the neighborhoods
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Jean C
21
Soccer Walks NYC is a fun and unique experience
My husband and I recently visited New York and wanted to take a walking tour a bit off the beaten path. My husband
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franburke2
New York City, New York
10
Sporting NYC, Past and Present
This is a good introduction to the Lower East Side of New York, the traditional immigration centre of the city,
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