Harlem Wednesday-Morning Gospel Tour

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4-5 hours
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Near Times Square on Eighth Avenue
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Pay a visit to Harlem, the ethnically diverse borough of New York, on a Wednesday-morning guided tour. On your tour through one of New York City's most vital neighborhoods, you'll hear stories from Harlem's fascinating history and see its famous sights.

Once New York's most fashionable neighborhood, Harlem is home to the elegant enclave of Sugar Hill, a lovely area where famous musicians like Duke Ellington once lived. You'll drive along Strivers Row and Sylvan Terrace, see the legendary Apollo Theater and stop at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.You'll then hear the beautiful a cappella voices of the ARC gospel choir as they sing songs of praise and share their experiences. ARC stands for Addicts Rehabilitation Center, the oldest drug-free treatment program center in New York State. The ARC gospel choir was formed to help finance drug-recovery treatments for people in the community.You also have the option of enjoying a deliciously authentic soul food lunch at the end of the tour.

What's included

  • Gospel service
  • Stop at the schomburg center for research in black culture
  • Walking tour of residential sections of harlem

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks (unless lunch option is selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off