Chinatown: The Official Neighborhood Tour

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From $37.00

16 reviews   (4.75)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 1 hours

Departs: New York, New York

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Manhattan’s Chinatown is a neighborhood that has always been alluring yet bewildering. Exclusively with Tommy's New York; you can now experience this vibrant community with access to places that have never been open to public tours before.
This experience will connect you to the residents, and the merchants of the district, giving you a historically accurate understanding of Manhattan’s Chinatown. Culturally engaging you will be sure to walk away with a most memorable experience.

What's Included

Licensed In-Person Guide

What's Not Included

Transportation to/from attraction

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 99

Additional Info

  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

This is a two-hour historical and cultural tour of the neighborhood. We will cover approximately two miles of walking. Please wear comfortable shoes. Check the weather so you can dress accordingly. There are rest stops along the way. There are stairs at certain stops. We will be visiting the interior of several establishments.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Canal Street
Meet-up at the tourist-friendly Chinatown Information Kiosk on Canal Street

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Chinatown history and secrets
Valeria T, 16-08-2022
We had a great time during this Chinatown tour! Chinatown seems a place tourists can easily walk in alone, but with the same ease they can get lost. Our guide Dan brought us to all the most interesting spots, illustrating us the history and raise of Chinatown. He also pointed out the most interesting personalities in the history of the neighborhood. We ended our tour with a visit of the American Chinese Center, with photos and documents dated back to the beginning of the XX century! I also highly recommend the Little Italy tour, also operated by Tommy's New York, that we did on the same day always with Dan.
Good time in Chinatown!
marielynner, 03-08-2022
Dan was a great guide for the tour. He explains everything very well and we learnt a lot about the history of Chinatown.
I recommend it!
Nice experience....
Ranxin_Z, 13-07-2022
Nice experience. Interesting places and stories. The tour guide is friendly and informative. Got the chance to visit an office which is usually not open to public. Recommended.
Worth it!
Monica R, 26-10-2022
Guide was knowledgeable and it was convenient to have someone do the work for me in determining where to go. The guide was personable and gave time for pictures and questions, and lunch recommendations. Access to the benevolent building was interesting and added a lot. Guide had some strong opinions on current events and while we were in general agreement, I could see where that could get awkward quick! Only reason for 4 instead of 5 stars.
Not a good fit for kids or families
Polly_Z, 17-10-2022
The tours listed all ages. Opinions/bias of our tour guide overshadowed and colored the tour. Some information not appropriate for a 9 year old.

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