On this tour you will visit one of Harlem’s most historic churches consisting of outstanding soul stirring gospel music and the power of prayer. After the church service, you will embark on a cultural walking tour conducted by a lifelong born and raised Harlem resident equipped with portable video, sound and pictures presented along the way at sights of cultural significance. The media component will heighten your enjoyment and understanding of Harlem history.
Your tour begins with a light breakfast and introductory video presentation inside Harlem Heritage Tourism and Cultural Center pertaining to heritage of the local historic churches and important religious leaders past and present.After the video presentation, your Harlem born and raised tour guide will escort the group to a local historic church within short walking distance.Following the church service, you'll learn about the history of Harlem. Your guide will also make note of the great contribution that Harlem religious leaders and faith-based organizations continue to have in the community.