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Highlights of Midtown Architectural Tour

  • 3-hour architecture walking tour of Midtown Manhattan
  • See New York City's most important buildings
  • Explore Midtown with an experienced guide
Highlights of Midtown Architectural Tour
From US$35.00
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Highlights of Midtown Architectural Tour
From US$35.00
See Midtown Manhattan’s architectural highlights on a 3-hour walking tour that takes in New York City’s most iconic buildings, hidden gems and monuments. Learn about the history of the city’s architecture as you explore alongside your experienced guide, and capture unforgettable images of soaring skyscrapers, elegant interiors and historic façades. Trace a route from Tudor City to Times Square and the Theater District, crane your neck as you step inside Grand Central Station and the Chrysler Building, and experience the Big Apple’s must-see historic structures.
What to Expect
Starting near the United Nations Headquarters on the east side of Manhattan, follow your expert guide on a 2.5- to 3-hour walking tour around Manhattan to discover the city's must-see architectural highlights. Throughout this tour, you'll also explore the interiors of several monuments.
Highlights will include:
  • The hidden residential enclave Tudor City
  • United Nations Building
  • Ford Foundation Building
  • The Chanin Building
  • The Chrysler Building
  • Grand Central Station
  • Carrère and Hastings' New York Public Library
  • Times Square
  • New York's Theater District
  • The Daily News Building
  • Sights from Movies and Television shows filmed through out Midtown
Reviews (16)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Loved this tour

Our enthusiastic guide Katherine has a natural passion for the city and it shows. I felt very fortunate to participate in this fascinating three hours that seemed to go by like it was only one hour. Katherine has extensive knowledge on all things concerning art,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cincodeperro
Reviewed 31 October 2018
Wonderful tour!

Even though I've lived in New York my entire life and walked the streets of Manhattan countless times, I learned so much on the Midtown Architectural Tour. Our guide Katherine was knowledgeable and engaging, excellent in every way. The history and insights along the route...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sjosloff
Reviewed 16 September 2018
Our Favorite NYC Tour -- TERRIFIC!

Kevin Lawrence was the groups tour guide. I have nothing but 5Star memories from taking this Midtown Architectural and Highline/Meat Packing Tours! Kevin's knowledge and expertise, sense of humor and manners are second to none. Kevin grew up in Midtown Manhattan and the Meat Packing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JayRust
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile
Who would have known?

As lifelong New Yorkers, who would know I have walked by such amazing architecture and history without really seeing it! From our start at the UN to the finish at Bryant Park, our excellent guide,Katherine, informed, entertained, and amazed us with her knowledge, anecdotes,and just...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 18 July 2018
Great tour!

Our tour guide Kevin was very knowledgeable and personable, an excellent guide! He kept it interesting by blending architectural points with interesting stories behind the development of some of the buildings. The three hours went by quickly.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jennifer D
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13 June 2018|
Response from boptravel | Reviewed this property |
The tour ends at Bryant park. The public library (worthwhile visiting) is nearby.