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Itinerary
Walk the same streets as the Dutch in the 1600's.
See where George Washington survived an assassination attempt.
Discover the history of Wall Street and its impact on America.
See the site of the first car bomb explosion in the world.
Hear about the secrets lurking in the Wall Street canyons.
Explore the evolving financial district (hint: not a lot of finance).
Review three centuries of the hottest architecture in New York, from Dutch gables to super tall skyscrapers.
Witness the spirit of renewal at the World Trade Center and 9/11 Memorial.


Tour Stops:

  • Bowing Green
  • US Customs House
  • Wall Street Bull
  • Stone Street
  • Fraunces Tavern
  • Wall Street
  • Trump Building
  • The New York Stock Exchange
  • Federal Hall
  • Trinity Church
  • Ground Zero & the 911 Memorial (last stop)



Locations visited
Stone Street Historic District
New York Stock Exchange
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Overview
Explore the architecture of New York City’s world-famous financial district on this fascinating 1.5-hour walking tour. Led by a knowledgeable local guide, discover some of the financial district’s most popular downtown buildings as well as some lesser-known and harder to find spots. See everything from Battery Park, the New York Stock Exchange and Wall Street to 28 Liberty Place, the Helmsley Building, Zucotti Park and much more. Also, witness the site of an architectural dig from the 1970s plus both the old and new Staten Island ferry terminals.
Highlights
  • Discover the architecture in New York City’s financial district
  • See famous downtown buildings as well as lesser-known places
  • Learn about the history of Lower Manhattan’s architecture from a local guide
  • Enjoy an educational walking tour
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent walking tour with Steve!!

It was a fantastic walking tour led by a very knowledgeable tour guide Steve! Steve shared stories from his personal experience of living in New York and working in the financial district for many years, which made this tour especially informative and entertaining. Highly recommend...More

Thank Nino V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Good overview of New York's history and architecture

The tour guide was funny and thorough, a true representation of a New Yorker. The tour covered a decent amount of ground as well as history in the allotted 90 minutes.

Thank Jenn R
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile
Great walking tour!

This walking tour was a perfect introduction to Downtown! Steve was a great guide, he worked in the financial district and brought a lot of local knowledge to the tour.

Thank Jstock57
Reviewed 14 June 2018
If you love history, book this tour!

We booked the "Secrets of Downtown" tour on Tuesday, June 12 2018 from 10:00am - 11:30am. I can say without hesitation that I recommend this tour and would buy from this company again. Our guide was knowledgeable and informative. He was very passionate about history,...More

Thank PJohanson
Reviewed 14 May 2018
Fun and informative tour of Downtown Manhattan

We had Steve as our tour guide, and he was fantastic. He is a true New Yorker, complete with the dry humour and acting skills. He was very entertaining, but also had so much knowledge of the area, and we definitely walked away knowing a...More

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