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Meet up with your guide at the United Nations in the afternoon, beginning the tour with a stroll down 42nd Street. Check out the apartment of the Green Goblin, and take a trip past the Daily News Building, used as a filming location in the original ‘Superman’ film starring Christopher Reeve.

You’ll then get a ‘behind-the-scenes’ look at a bar known as a famous hangout for New York’s comic artists. Also along 42nd Street are the Chrysler Building and Grand Central Terminal (with ‘Stark Tower’ looming nearby). Continue along Park Avenue, stopping to explore the historic heart of ‘Publishers’ Row,’ birthplace of some of the world’s most famous comics. You’ll see the location of the offices of Will Eisner and Bob Kane, and then see filming locations used in TV shows like ‘Gotham’ and ‘Daredevil.’

Throughout the trip, you’ll hear plenty of fascinating stories and insights into comic book history from your guide, including details about how Kryptonite was created, where Batman was saved from cancellation, and the location of keepsake left behind for NYC by The Avengers.
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Grand Central Terminal
Chrysler Building
United Nations Headquarters
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Heed the call for justice during this 2-hour superhero and comic book-themed walking tour of New York City. Explore the city’s most famous superhero movie sites and visit the locations where artists and writers developed some of your favorite characters. Whether you’re into Batman or Superman, Daredevil or Iron Man Tony Stark, you’re sure to enjoy the trip.
  • Explore the comic book and superhero history of New York City on a walking tour
  • Discover famous hangouts of Superman, the Green Goblin and Tony Stark
  • Learn about the history of NYC's comic industry along historic 'Publishers' Row'
  • See filming locations for TV shows like 'Gotham' and Netflix's 'Daredevil'
  • Debate whether New York City is really 'Gotham' or 'Metropolis'
  • Great superhero and comic-themed exploration of NYC
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great tour and awesome guide!

This was a great tour if you are a Superheroes fan!! Lots of history of where they originated and some stops at filming locations. Hannah was our tour guide and she was awesome!! She had so much knowledge and brought the stories to life with...More

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TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Eric, Thank you so much for your review of your tour with Hannah. We truly appreciate your recommendation. We hope you enjoyed your time here in the city and wish you safe travels! -The Team at TopDogTours

Reviewed 2 August 2018
A must for comics fans or casual visiters

An amazing tour that deepened our understanding of New York history and the literary and cultural bases of superheroes! Our tour guide Hanna knew how to engage a diverse group, with ages ranging from 10 years old all the way up to 70. The tour...More

Thank Andrew D
TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Hi Andrew, Thank you for your review of your Superhero Tour with Hannah. We're glad that you felt the whole group, regardless of age was interested in the tour. We're also glad to hear that the tour made you feel like a part of NYC....More

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile
Fantastic tour!

I bought the DC and Superheroes tour NYC for my fiancé’s birthday as we were visiting the city over his birthday. Hannah was our tour guide and she was a fantastic guide! Excellent knowledge not only about superheroes but also the history of NY. We...More

Thank Amy B
TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Hi Amy, We're so happy that you enjoyed your tour with Hannah. We hope you and your fiancee enjoyed your time here in NYC and had a safe trip home! -The Team at TopDogTours

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Underwhelming Superheroes Tour

I took this tour with my 3 teenage children’ who love everything about superheroes. I had planned this tour as a very “cool and special “ thing to do in NY together. Whilst quite informative, the tour was somewhat underwhelming in it’s delivery (by Jordan),...More

Thank Lisa K
TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Hi Lisa, We appreciate your feedback, however, there are a few things we're confused about. You mentioned that the tour was quite informative but in the next sentence say that the tour had limited facts. It's not possible to be both. In addition, I'm sorry...More

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile
Well Worth It

James was an awesome tour guide! Very knowledgeable and friendly and a true super fan. Highly recommend.

Thank Jake T
TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Hello Jake, Thank you so much for the great review! We're glad you enjoyed your tour with James. Safe Travels! -The Team at TopDogTours

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Hi Hayz. I don’t see why they wouldn’t still be running by March 2019. I believe it should still be. You guys will enjoy this tour. All the best
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