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Named after the father of American Poetry, this walking tour will explore the origins of the neighborhood that became the incubator for the art movements in the United States. From Edgar Allan Poe to Simon and Garfunkel, join us to discover where American literature, painting, cinema, and modern music got their start. This stroll through the winding, twisted streets of Greenwich Village takes you to sights including Washington Square, New York University, Sheridan Square, Our Lady of Pompeii Church, and the folk music clubs of Bleecker Street.
Hours of operation
Tour operates on Fridays at 2:00 pm.
Approximately 2 hours.
Tour length: 1.5 miles/2 kilometers.
Departure point: Under the Washington Square Arch located at the intersection of 5th Avenue and Waverly Place.
Children under 5 participate for free.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**