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Gotham Walking Tours of New York City


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Lina Viviano, the Founder of Gotham Walking Tours, conducts private tours of New York City (Manhattan and Brooklyn), with an emphasis on the extraordinary historical, cultural, architectural, ethnic, and culinary traditions that have made New York...more
New York City, NY 10282
+1 646-327-3995
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Reviewed 31 May 2009

Just took the Chinatown/Little Italy tour with Lina and was very pleased. The pace was comfortable - not too fast or too slow. We live only 45 minutes from the city, but seldom visit. She took us in a few stores that we would never...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Lina, in addition to being a very nice, friendly and outgoing person, is incredibly knowledgeable and insightful. The quantity and quality of information she shares is amazing. This is a must do, because you will learn so much. She can answer any questions you have...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Having this tour with Lina is one of my best memories that I have had in NYC. She is a living history. I was so fascinated with her description while crossing the bridge. With the wonderful view I got a solid knowledge about what I...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked a tour with Lina to celebrate my birthday. I wasn’t sure what to expect considering there are a multitude of tours to choose from. I was hoping that we chose the right one. We couldn’t be happier with the day,...More

Thank SDonlan
Reviewed 27 April 2018

I was fortunate to be part of a small group walking across the Brooklyn Bridge and into Brooklyn Heights with Lina. It was a fabulous experience. Lina's knowledge of the history, of the buildings, of all aspects of the area is phenomenal. She did not...More

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Lina V, Owner at Gotham Walking Tours of New York City, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Thank you Wendy! Always a pleasure! Lina

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We had a recommendation from friends who had done this food tour and Lina was kind enough to fit us into her schedule to fit around our trip. We spent over 4 hours eating and walking, learning about the city and eating! My word so...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Lina is a wonderful! I visit Little Italy with my 8th grade Italian students every year for a tour of Little Italy. Walking with her is like walking with a member of your Italian family! She is informative, full of knowledge, & has great stories.She...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Lina is amazing! She is just full of knowledge and seems to know every detail of the city. We had a group walking tour through Chinatown, Little Italy and Soho. Lina did an amazing job at pacing the tour and keeping everyone engaged throughout the...More

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Great way to learn the history and past of the lower part of Manhattan from a New Yo r k native. Lina knows the city like no one else and offers of history, trivia. And curiosities with equal measure. Highly recommended.

Thank barymad
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Lina was a veritable treasure trove of information, facts, stories, anecdotes. It felt like we were living a documentary as we walked through the streets of the village. While we were there in the present, Lina's extraordinary storytelling ability transported us into the lives of...More

1  Thank Len P
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

What a truly interesting tour! Having never been to New York before, this walking tour was amazing. Lina is incredibly knowledgable and a wonderful guide.

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