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Harlem Gospel Multimedia Walking Tour

  • A small-group tour makes for an intimate way to explore the neighborhood
  • Learn more about Harlem’s history from your guide’s commentary
  • Visit a neighborhood church and attend a classic gospel service
Harlem Gospel Multimedia Walking Tour
From US$39.00
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Harlem Gospel Multimedia Walking Tour
From US$39.00
Discover a key element of Harlem’s cultural history on a small-group, gospel-themed walking tour. Share a light breakfast and watch a video introduction to the topic before heading to a neighborhood church, where you’ll take in a gospel-accompanied church service. Then, continue your explorations with a walking tour of the neighborhood, during which you’ll see Harlem highlights and learn more about the area’s rich history
What to Expect
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.
Reviews (12)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2018
Bringing Harlem to Life Past and Present!

This was one of the best tours I have ever taken because the tour guide, a life long resident of Harlem, not only knew the community's history, but spoke frankly about Harlem's complicated present, with new buildings, new residents and new stores and restaurants which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark N
Reviewed 17 July 2018
One of the best tours I’ve been on!

This tour was one of the best tours I’ve been on. Our tour guide was super knowledgeable and enthusiastic about giving us a genuine experience of Harlem. We had a great time and I would recommend to anyone who would be looking for tours in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Asha T
Reviewed 16 July 2018
A unique experience.

Harlem Gospel Multimedia Walking Tour. Neal Shoemaker/ Mister Harlem was our tour guide. He is definitely one of a kind. He provided us with an unique experience. His method of presentation made you feel as if you were transferred back in history and you became...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 1219lene
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile
Joyful and informative

What's going on? A great start to a Sunday. Neil is a great host. Welcoming, informative, funny and friendly. The tour covers civil rights in the area, a visit to an active Gospel church, music that highlights certain issues covered, sightseeing, crowd participation and we...More

Thank chockafromtheblock
Reviewed 10 May 2018
This bucket list activity didn't disappoint.

tour of Harlem has been on my bucket list for years and this tour didn't disappoint. I really appreciated hearing the history of Harlem from natives of the area. The service at the Baptist Church was so inspirational, and we also had a chance to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Charpfox1
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23 June 2018|
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Response from Bernadette B | Reviewed this property |
Our tour started around 5.30pm and ended around 8pm. The gospel service takes about an hour. Well worth it.
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5 June 2018|
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Response from Sammaz78 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code as such but you will need to remove your hat in the church if you are wearing one and you are not allowed to take rucksacks into the church, Neil will let you leave your bag safely back at HQ. Just use common... More