The Superhero Walking Tour of New York

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from
$35
Duration
2 hours
Departs from
Near the Empire State Building, New York City
Time of departure
2:00pm
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This tour is sure to interest superheroes of all ages! Explore the city streets of New York on this unique Superhero walking tour! See for yourself the stunning film locations from today's Hollywood blockbusters and learn how comic books and superheroes were created in NYC way back in the 1930's! You'll also visit historical New York landmarks such as the Empire State Building, The Chrysler Building, Grand Central Station and the New York Public Library.

New York City serves as inspiration for many superheroes, including Batman, Superman, Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four, and this is your opportunity to discover the origins of these legendary superheroes as we bring the comics and films to life while you explore the real-life Gotham City and Metropolis!Your walking tour includes stops at famous New York landmarks, such as the Empire State Building, which has featured in countless superhero adventures and films, and the Flat Iron Building, which was The Daily Bugle in the Spider-Man movies. You'll also see the magnificent Chrysler Building, a skyscraper where Spidey regularly perches to use his spider-sense, and learn about the history of Marvel Comics at Marvel Enterprises Headquarters.You'll walk by the former Park Avenue offices of Batman creator Bob Kane, the Green Goblin's Gothic Manhattan mansion from Spider-Man, and the United Nations Building, where Batman and Robin overcame the Joker, Penguin, the Riddler and Catwoman, also known as the "fearsome four." You will also have the opportunity to actually step inside Clark Kent's workplace, the News Building, where The Daily Planet offices are located, and Grand Central Station,where you'll learn about the exciting Superhero battles that took place there.As a bonus, see the hidden bar in New York, where comic book artists have been drawing cartoons on the walls since the 1960s.This New York City tour encompasses an educational and exciting walk through the lives of all your favorite superheroes, from their comic book origins to their Hollywood blockbuster status today!

What's included

  • Guided tour
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

What isn't included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)