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    Learn history of neighborhood and houses of worship. Join local congregation for worship and gospel. See former residences of some of Harlem’s notable residents associated with the Harlem Renaissance.
    You will be led by a licensed tour guide and Harlem resident. It is recommended to dress  conservatively for traditional Sunday service
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    Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

    They also do a Wednesday 5.30pm gospel tour. Our guide was great and informative. The highlight of course is the gospel in church. Amazing congregation with music and atmosphere that was so uplifting and fun. Loved it and I’d highly recommend.

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

    Joined the gospel tour on Wednesday. The church service was very good, expressive! But the tour itself was mediocre, we waited 15 minutes because some people were late, the group was so huge (30+ people) so we could not hear well what the guide said.

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Karen B
    Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

    We were greeted by Doris, our guide and an absolute star. She knows everything there is to know about Harlem, its people and its history. The visit to the gospel service at the Canaan Church was very moving and uplifting and an experience not to...More

    1  Thank AliCat062
    Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

    We were so lucky with our guide. A lady on her 60’s who was born and raised in Harlem as she said. She showed us the neighborhood without any hurry, walking slow and giving peculiar details about every corner, and offering her opinion on everything...More

    Thank Ardemo
    Reviewed October 25, 2018

    I actually attended the Wednesday tour of Harlem and gospel service on Wednesday 10th October. I absolutely loved it, it's not one the traditional touristy things to do but I wanted to see a different part of New York and experience a gospel service. I...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
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    We had to leave after the gospel service, but I don't think it's more than 3 hours in total, so you should be fine.
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