Ultimate New York City Tour: Sightseeing and Cuisine in New York

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You may be planning your New York trip, you may have already been to the Big Apple, you may even live in the City that Never Sleeps, but have you ever really seen New York City? For a new view of a city that has seen it all, Context Travel offers New York City tour options ranging from the culinary to art history of the MoMa.

With some of the best planned New York walking tours available, Context isn’t just another sightseeing tour. Referring to its private tours as “walking seminars,” Context aims to provide a “narrative experience” for small groups eager to discover the character of the city. Led by accomplished scholars in their field, each private tour “docent” aims to connect the traveler and the city.

Context Walking Tours
New York Culinary Tour: $70/person
Architectural Tour: $65/person

New York Culinary Tour “Tasting the Immigrant Experience.” Travel in the footsteps of Manhattan’s immigrants in the vibrant neighborhoods of Little Italy and Chinatown. The 2.5 hour walking tour will explore the savory sights, smells and tastes produced in New York‘s fabled downtown neighborhoods. Your private tour docent will take you through the culinary traditions of the New York immigrant, sampling a variety of dishes and discuss their origins and meaning. The docent will also explain the history of these immigrant communities and how they have shaped modern New York City and American cuisine. From New York‘s first pizzeria to dim sum and then some, this New York City tour is available for a group walk (with no more than 5 other walkers) or as a customizable private tour.

New York City Sightseeing Tour “Architecture Of New York.” See the sights of iconic 42nd Street through the eyes of a practicing architect or architectural history expert. This architectural tour takes you on a 3-hour journey down 42nd Street, highlighting the heart of Manhattan‘s iconic skyline, from Grand Central Station to the Chrysler Building, from the New York Public Library to Times Square. Discuss the history of the buildings and their effect on the city as well as learn about the overall architectural history of New York City. This New York City sightseeing tour is available as both a group walk or as a customized private tour.

In addition to New York tours, Context also offers their expert walking seminars in international hotspots including Florence, Rome, London, Madrid, Istanbul, Paris, and other cosmopolitan cities.


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