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Gotham Walking Tours of New York City

New York City, NY 10282
+1 646-327-3995
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Amazing food tour with a great guide

We had a recommendation from friends who had done this food tour and Lina was kind enough to fit us... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
New Zealand
via mobile
Little Italy with Lina!

Lina is a wonderful! I visit Little Italy with my 8th grade Italian students every year for a tour... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Jericho, New York
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Lina Viviano, the Founder of Gotham Walking Tours, conducts private tours of New York City (Manhattan and Brooklyn), with an emphasis on the extraordinary historical, cultural, architectural, ethnic, and culinary traditions that have made New York City one of the greatest and most diverse cities in the world. Experience New York City on foot. Experience New York City up close and personal with a licensed guide who has been researching New York City history for over twenty years and who has a passion for this incredible City. All tours are conducted by Lina. Walk Gotham!
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We had a recommendation from friends who had done this food tour and Lina was kind enough to fit us into her schedule to fit around our trip. We spent over 4 hours eating and walking, learning about the city and eating! My word so...More

Thank jabba70
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Lina is a wonderful! I visit Little Italy with my 8th grade Italian students every year for a tour of Little Italy. Walking with her is like walking with a member of your Italian family! She is informative, full of knowledge, & has great stories.She...More

Thank urbino91
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Lina is amazing! She is just full of knowledge and seems to know every detail of the city. We had a group walking tour through Chinatown, Little Italy and Soho. Lina did an amazing job at pacing the tour and keeping everyone engaged throughout the...More

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Great way to learn the history and past of the lower part of Manhattan from a New Yo r k native. Lina knows the city like no one else and offers of history, trivia. And curiosities with equal measure. Highly recommended.

Thank barymad
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Lina was a veritable treasure trove of information, facts, stories, anecdotes. It felt like we were living a documentary as we walked through the streets of the village. While we were there in the present, Lina's extraordinary storytelling ability transported us into the lives of...More

1  Thank Len P
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

What a truly interesting tour! Having never been to New York before, this walking tour was amazing. Lina is incredibly knowledgable and a wonderful guide.

Thank Lieve P
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Lina was funny, personable knowledgeable and passionate. Her deep and breadth of knowledge was not only very impressive her ability to share it with the group in a smooth and interesting way made for a great experience. She intertwined political, historic, cultural and simply eclectic...More

1  Thank dickonz
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We had a group of 6 women, some were visitors and some residents of NY. It was a great way to learn more about lower Mantttan. Lina proved to be a very knowledgeable guide and we learned so much from her. We learned so many...More

Thank gourmetbelle
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Lina Viviano is unparalleled in her native-informed knowledge of New York City. She grew up in those streets, and she knows more than most. I would venture to say she knows more than William Helmreich who wrote a book about walking 6,000 miles in that...More

Thank Lissa Y
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Lina is a wonderful and entertaining tour guide. Our tour of Lower Manhattan was fun, entertaining, and a great learning experience. Lina knows little details about buildings and history of the neighborhood that make me look at my surrounding a little different now, when I...More

Thank Monica C
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