Flatiron and Union Square Food, Architecture and History Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in New York City

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Enjoy a Flatiron smorgasbord for lunch on the Flatiron Food, Architecture & History Tour! Enjoy, food, fun with some interesting history scattered throughout. It's a great way to explore and enjoy some of New York’s best and most unique food stops! See two of New York’s most iconic and picturesque neighborhoods: Flatiron & Union Square. This tour is perfect for foodies, historians, architecture fans, adults and kids. On this tour you will enjoy gourmet tastings (enough food for lunch) and walk one mile or 1.6 km.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Eataly, New York City, New YorkEnjoy delicious breakfast focaccia at epic artisanal Italian food emporium, Eataly. Then follow your tour guide to learn about the secrets of the building and experience a guided tour of Italy.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Eisenberg's Sandwich ShopJoin us as we are treated like family at historic Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop, opened in 1929. Think Katz's Deli without all the hassle. Here we enjoy their Famous Reuben, an NYC classic: pastrami. Vegetarians can enjoy a bagel, PB&J, etc. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Flatiron Building, New York City, New YorkLearn about the building's unique architecture. Be sure to have the tour guide take your photo in front of it! We do not tour the inside of the building.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Madison Square Park, New York City, New YorkDid you know that in 1876, the Statue of Liberty’s right arm and torch was put on display here for 6 years in an effort to raise funding to complete the statue’s construction? This park has played a pivotal role in much of NYC's history!Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Beecher's Handmade Cheese - New YorkWho knew they make cheese in the middle of Manhattan! Savor their delicious grilled cheese sandwich and various cheese samples. Your tour guide will explain the cheese making process as you watch it happening right before your eyes! Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Union Square, New York City, New YorkYour tour guide will explain the historical significance of this important park. You will also get to experience the popular Greenmarket (except Thursdays & Sundays), street vendors, protestors, break dancers, Krishna followers chanting and city dwellers enjoying lunch or a stroll through the park. Union Square is certainly a microcosm of NYC. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Breads BakeryStep inside this heavenly, local favorite bakery as we sample various baked goods. What a way to end a fabulous food tour!Duration: 15 minutes

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Water available at most stops

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Lunch included
  • Get inside tips from a local
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