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Welcome to Harlem

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A full-service tour company operating since 2004, Welcome to Harlem specializes in the rich history and cultural diversity of Harlem. Over the years, we have collaborated with local business and organizations to bring special events to our clients...more
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145 W 122nd St, Suite 1, New York City, NY 10027-5555
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We found it disappointing and not what we expected. We saw very little of Harlem and spend a lot of time in the church. There was some singing and dancing but over all it felt more like a fundraising event for the church community. Several...More

Thank At D
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great tour! The guide was so knowledgeable and very friendly. Would definitely recommend this tour.

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Our guide Cheryl was great. She’s a lifelong Harlem resident and knows “everyone.” We loved walking around with her and meeting/chatting with her friends and acquaintances. (My granddaughter and I were the only ones in her tour (lucky us) so it was like walking around...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Very intimate group allowed for a more casual atmosphere. We toured areas of Harlem on way to jazz club and was enriched by knowledge regarding architecture and historic figures. Guide was friendly, knowledgeable, and down-to-earth. Jazz was also genuine with very talented performers at venue....More

1  Thank 574carlan
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I visited the Harlem Jazz Series after reading wonderful reviews on Yelp which convinced me to go solo. The location is central to most places in Harlem, and was inside of a lovely church. It was the best, intimate way to see jazz live. The...More

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We started with a bit of a walking tour through the area, and our tour guide Carolyn was so knowledgeable and friendly. She gave us all time to look and take photos and ask questions. We stopped at a church for a couple hours- which...More

Thank Brittneydeanne
Reviewed 18 May 2018

We had a great time at the Tuesday afternoon jazz concert at Greater Calvary Baptist Church. The music was wonderful and, because the event was intimate, we had a chance to talk to a couple of the musicians. We even got recommendations for where to...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

I really enjoyed to attend the Safe house jazz parlour. The staff from Welcome to Harlem was amazingly kind, the experience to see how an old Harlem townhouse looks like inside and the luxe to sit in the living room to listen to beautiful music...More

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Thank LeonorSilvana
Reviewed 21 March 2018

I chose this tour via Groupon as a birthday present for my sister. We arrived at the meeting point and was greeted warmly by our tour guide. We toured various parts of Harlem learning about the rich history and architecture. What we appreciated most were...More

Thank Roxanne T
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We were due to be in New York over Christmas so had booked for the Harlem Singers Christmas Day Celebration. Unfortunately my husband took sick & we were medically assisted back to Australia on Christmas Day. Even though we were aware that there was no...More

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Harlem
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
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