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Harlem Morning Gospel Tour

Discover Harlem’s most iconic sights and learn about its history on an English-speaking guided bus tour and finish the excursion by attending a morning gospel service. It’s an unforgettable experience!

Itinerary

Gospel Service in Harlem
Gospel Service in Harlem
General Grant National Memorial
General Grant National Memorial
Columbia University
Columbia University

Get on board an air-conditioned coach in the morning and enjoy the views of New York City while you head to Harlem, one of the island’s most authentic districts. The tour begins by visiting some of the neighborhood’s most interesting monuments and attractions, including the following:

  • Columbia University: An Ivy League university, established in 1754. Albert Einstein gave classes in this university.
  • Apollo Theatre: It launched the careers of James Brown and the Jacksons, among many other stars.
  • Cotton Club: Some of the most widely known blues and jazz performers including Ellington, Ethel Waters and Cab Calloway performed in this well-known club.
  • Magic Theatre: Magic Johnson, the American professional basketball player set up a first-rate multiplex in Harlem to encourage local economic growth, high quality facilities and technology.
  • Gracie Mansion: The Mayor of the City of New York’s official residence.
  • Harlem’s traditional brownstone houses.
  • General Grant Memorial: The mausoleum is the resting place of President Ulysses S. Grant and his wife, Julia.

After visiting the vibrant neighborhood, head to a local congregation for Wednesday or Sunday worship mass service, where you’ll enjoy a soulful gospel choir singing beautiful gospel music.

The time you remain in church depends on the day and number of visitors.

At the end of the service, you will head back to Manhattan, in Times Square area.

Important information

To respect the congregants, please wear suitable clothes. No shorts, tank tops and flip flops. Moreover, photos and videos may not be taken inside the church.

Language

The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.

Duration

4 hours.

Price

  Adults Children between 3-11 years old Children less than 3 years old
English-speaking tour 65 $ 49 $ Free

* All the prices are in U.S. Dollars (USD)

Included

  • Guided bus tour of Harlem with an English speaking guide.
  • See Harlem's world famous landmarks.
  • Attend a Wednesday or Sunday morning gospel service.

Not included

  • Meals and beverages.
  • Hotel pick up and drop off.

When to book?

  • We recommend booking as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during the public holidays and festives.
  • You can book up to 3 days before (New York City local time) if there are still places available.

Payment methods

  • You will be charged the full amount when the booking is confirmed.

Cancellations

  • FREE! Free cancel up to 15 days before the activity.

Meeting point

Harlem Spiritual's Office (690 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10036)

Punto de encuentro

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email with a ticket which you must print out and show on the day of the activity.

Accessibility

Please contact us at least 1 month in advance for wheelchair accessibility.

How to book?

To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

You will receive a confirmation email directly after you’ve completed the booking process. If you have any doubts, please contact our supplier. The contact information is included in the confirmation email.


Do you have any questions?

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