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New York's Finest Walking Tours

New York City, NY
+1 917-886-4041
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Sue and Dave

We did two tours with Paul while in New York, The History of Police in New York and Grand Central... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2016
MimiOscar
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
via mobile
Greenwich Village Walking Tour

Over the decades, I have spent a lot of time in Greenwich Village. After all those visits and all... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2015
Geo P
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Mission Viejo, California
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Paul Murphy is a retired NYPD Lieutenant, licensed tour guide, and life long resident of NYC. His love of the Big Apple, it's diverse culture and history, inspired him to create these unique and special tours. Both historical and contemporary facts, notorious crimes, and folklore will be incorporated into your tour. See the real New York with a native New Yorker as your guide. Your memorable tour will include a fun and informative walk through notable neighborhoods. You will learn interesting, rare, and off-beat facts about New York and its citizens, past and present.
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18 Nov 2016
“Sue and Dave”
28 May 2015
“Greenwich Village Walking Tour”
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New York City, NY
Manhattan
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+1 917-886-4041
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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We did two tours with Paul while in New York, The History of Police in New York and Grand Central Terminal. Both were excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed our walks with Paul, listening to the history stories and also to his personal viewpoints which added...More

Thank MimiOscar
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

Over the decades, I have spent a lot of time in Greenwich Village. After all those visits and all that time in the neighborhood, on this last trip to NYC, I decided to take the whole family on a guided walking tour. We booked our...More

Thank Geo P
Reviewed 11 October 2014

Our last day in NYC :( we took this tour and learned a lot about NYC early history, immigration, 'the family' how the communities grew and developed. We visited some of the oldest places, the most secret places, heard about speakeasys that still exist today...More

Thank w4sssup
Reviewed 3 October 2014

My wife and I first heard of New York's Finest Walking Tours from coverage in the British newspaper The Sunday Times. On arrival in New York we arranged to attend the tour, and spent a delightful hour and a half with Paul on the "History...More

1  Thank Tom S
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Four of us took the Friday 12:30 tour. This is not the free tour. It was, to say the least, wonderful!! Our docent guide was well informed, passionate and cared for his "flock". Not only do you get a historical perspective, but also the "nuts...More

Thank zaxes
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Just finished our second walking tour with Paul Murphy, former NYPD lieutenant and owner of New York's Finest Walking Tours. My family and I toured Greenwich Village last year with Paul and most recently visited Grand Central Station - or as Paul gently corrected us...More

1  Thank CPC205
Reviewed 7 August 2013

The tour was more than I had hoped for. Our guide Paul was knowledgeable, funny and moved at a comfortable pace. He kept the attention of our group. The ages ranged from 5 to 70. Half of our group was british and the remainder were...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 14 April 2013

My wife and I like to take guided city walking tours when on vacation. It’s a good way to learn about the city’s people, places, and history. We’ve walked in Savannah GA, Charleston SC, Nantucket, and Harpers Ferry to name a few. Although we’ve visited...More

1  Thank MikeofMA
Reviewed 14 October 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed having Paul Murphy of New York's Finest Walking Tours show us many of the sites of New York City. He is an extremely knowledgeable and informative guide who clearly loves the City. He adds a personal touch to his presentation as you...More

Thank Mike6822
Reviewed 18 October 2011

I found this walking tour after going through the pages of different tours but this should really be on the first page! It's very reasonably priced at $15.00 ($12.00 for law enforcement and families) and the tour guide is flexible, fun, witty, informative, polite, and...More

2  Thank HisGrace33
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