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Harlem Heritage Tours

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Harlem Heritage Tours was founded in 1998 to use the industry of tourism as a tool to preserve Harlem's history and to contribute to the development of our local economy. Tours are conducted by those who were born and raised in Harlem, providing...more
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104 Malcolm X Blvd, New York City, NY 10026-2595
+1 212-280-7888
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Neal is the real deal. A fantastic introduction to the neighborhood. Would highly recommend for families, tourists, and locals.

Thank Katherine L
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend these tours! Neil is extremely knowledgeable & friendly and will teach you so much about Harlem's magic. Loved every minute of it.

Thank Cristina B
Reviewed 11 August 2018

A great tour for anyone who is interested in learning about how the history of Harlem affects the racial structure and layout of the town today.

Thank KristyC763
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Neil is the real deal. Born and raised in Harlem, a passionate advocate for the neighborhood, an expert on the history of the area, and a lot of fun. Lots of important sites and facts, but expect the unexpected: Neil knows everyone he meets in...More

1  Thank Ron M
Reviewed 3 August 2018

I LOVED every moment of walking through Harlem with Neal, our tour guide, who closes his eyes...and recalls the past as if he is actually there. I found myself transported back in time to: the club, the hair salon, the barber shop, restaurants, the speak-easy,...More

Thank msda2018
Reviewed 2 August 2018

It was amazing, he made sure that he stopped by and did not miss any of what his audience requested, he was very detailed and knew his information, definitely going again!

Thank courtneyjgreen4
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We had a wonderful time touring Harlem with Neil. He was an excellent tour guide that provided us with significant insight on the history and cultural of Harlem. It was great seeing a community with a wonderful "vibe" of the old fashion community where people...More

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

This was a great Tour! Neal was an amazing Tour Guide he kept the girls interested. I would recommend all youth groups and families to buy tickets for this Tour. Our girls will forever remember this Tour. Joseph was very helpful in planning our tour...More

Thank excellenceofapearl
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This tour was one of the best tours I’ve been on. Our tour guide was super knowledgeable and enthusiastic about giving us a genuine experience of Harlem. We had a great time and I would recommend to anyone who would be looking for tours in...More

1  Thank Asha T
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

On Friday I went with my School of the New York Times group to Harlem so that we could have a tour of the city and understand its history and culture. Mr. Neil Shoemaker was our tour guide, he was very informational and despite the...More

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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
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12 March 2018|
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Response from loveharlem | Property representative |
Hello my friend, The tour ends about 12:45 or so, no later than 1pm on west 125th Street, if you have any questions you can call us at 212 280-7888.
16 October 2017|
Response from Pepsi38 | Reviewed this property |
This I cannot answer. We had a most informative tour on a Thursday.