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Gotham Walking Tours of New York City

New York City, NY 10282
+1 646-327-3995
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Fun. Interesting. Eye Opening.

I went on a walking tour with Lina as part of an intimate group of mostly fellow NYers and was... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2016
Suzy R
Brooklyn, New York
Lower Manhattan: Chinatown, Little Italy, Lower East Side

Lina is an expert in the culture, culinary life, and architecture of these neighborhoods. I've... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2016
Rachel C
Brooklyn, New York
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Lina Viviano, the Founder of Gotham Walking Tours, conducts private tours of New York City (Manhattan and Brooklyn), with an emphasis on the extraordinary historical, cultural, architectural, ethnic, and culinary traditions that have made New York City one of the greatest and most diverse cities in the world. Experience New York City on foot. Experience New York City up close and personal with a licensed guide who has been researching New York City history for over twenty years and who has a passion for this incredible City. All tours are conducted by Lina. Walk Gotham!
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Reviewed 6 February 2016

I went on a walking tour with Lina as part of an intimate group of mostly fellow NYers and was impressed by her knowledge, ability to simultaenously adapt to and anticipate our needs, as well as her expertise about NYs architecture, culture and history (and...More

Thank Suzy R
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Lina is an expert in the culture, culinary life, and architecture of these neighborhoods. I've lived in NYC for 25 years, thought I had a good grasp of these 'hoods, but Lina really opened my eyes to the beauty, the curiosities, and the architectural footprint...More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 2 February 2016

The architectural tour of lower Manhattan with Lina is a combination of history, architecture, culture, curiosities, historical anecdotes, etc. and is easily understandable (we speak french). Lina is a perfect guide! She loves New York and knows how to share her passion. She made our...More

Thank lilabundi
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Walking tours with Lina are an ideal way to see, enjoy and learn about NYC, especially if your time there is limited. Through her knowledge and enthusiasm we experienced vastly more than we could have on our own. Two days well spent. Lis and Geoff,...More

Thank Geoff H
Reviewed 1 November 2015

I had a free afternoon in NYC and booked a 3-hour tour of the Lower East Side with Lina. Lina has great knowledge of the city's history and tells stories in a way that brings the past to life. She also personalizes the tour to...More

Thank tlperkins9
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Last year I came to NY and I did tours with Lina, I loved so much that this year I came back and I did a new tour with her – this time we went to Brooklyn. It was amazing – she knows a lot...More

Thank MCeciliaGI
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We had the pleasure of having Lina taking us around NYC for a walking tour of 4 hours. She's an amazing story teller and incredibly knowledgeable about all the most interesting and characteristic parts of the city. She clearly has an enormous passion and depth...More

Thank Nicosdao
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We had an incredible four hour walking tour with Lina in early July. There was a great deal of rain during our four day stay in NYC but we lucked out and got a beautiful sunny morning for our tour. We met Lina at Grand...More

1  Thank angelicalloyd
Reviewed 12 May 2015

I visit the city for business on a regular basis so it was a nice change of pace to take this walking tour. Lina allowed our small group of travelers to see a different side of NYC and each person walked away learning something new....More

2  Thank P1A2G3
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Our family of four (with sons 16 and 11) walked all day with Lina incl Downtown, Brooklyn, SoHo, Little Italy, Chinatown, Greenwich Village on a tour that she personalised for us. She shared with us her vast knowledge on NYC history, architecture and fantastic places...More

2  Thank JennW123
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