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Address: 110th to 150th streets, New York City, NY
Phone Number: 9562904512

Neighborhood covering the north section of Manhattan Island.

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Harlem is very interesting only few miles north to Central Park. Best way to go there is take a subway to 125 th street. There is lot of shops, music clubs and local life.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Hyvinkaa, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Harlem is very interesting only few miles north to Central Park. Best way to go there is take a subway to 125 th street. There is lot of shops, music clubs and local life.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Harlem is a neighborhood always worth a visit. One can see that New York is alive. During the years there are a lot of changes from a rather dangerous neighborhood to an attractive village to live.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found it interesting to see Harlem and the people living there friendly also unlike the rest of Manhattan it didn't feel like their only mission was to separate you from your all money. A lot of places in the rest of Manhattan grossly overprice their goods and services. I know tipping is important in the U S but more... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Well preserved buildings in many parts and great to wander round to get a feel of the history of harlem

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Ebeltoft, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

It is easy to make a visit in Harlem when in NY. Still a special atmosphere, but no longer so special. Every part of NY is its own. Everyone worth a visit

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely place residential area lots of history with civil rights in the 1960,s believe civil rights campaigner Malcolm x had links to this town

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed on 134th Street, apartment was amazing, great location for subway on line 3. Good food shopping in Pioneer supermarket on 129th, remember to take ID if buying alcohol, great cafe at Astor Row. Lovely school across the way from us. Quite noisy from around 7.15am but soon went quiet once school started. Felt completely safe in day light hours... More 

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Lodz, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Great atmospere! Like in a movie or jazz concert! Totally different New York. Lots of jazz clubs and theatres like one of the most popular Apollo

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

It's fun to walk around and sit in a park. The atmosphere is great and you can go sneaker shopping if you like.

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Horgen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

We took the Hamilton Hights and Sugar Hill tour (included in the NY Pass) and got very interesting insights into the history and present of Haarlem. Very nice architecture and a mulit culurural area with many nice restaurants (e.g. Bono, The Grange) and bars (Harlem Public).

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As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has played a vital role in the history of New York City. Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new businesses and developments go up next to local institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and you’ll discover some of the most beautiful blocks in the city, filled with handsome brownstones, soul food restaurants, corner shops, and scenic parks. For a taste of a real New York neighbourhood, it’s hard to top a visit to Harlem.
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