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110th to 150th streets, New York City, NY
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Neighborhood covering the north section of Manhattan Island.
  • Excellent43%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
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110th to 150th streets, New York City, NY
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots to see and do in this once violent area of the city but now a safe interesting neighborhood full of history: Beautiful brownstone streets lined with old mature trees. Strivers row Apollo theater. City college -poor mans harvard Absenian church Alexander Hamilton house Sugar...More

Thank gl0betr0tterny
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed visiting Harlem. There are great local restaurants and businesses. Unfortunately, it's also highly gentrified and commercialized now as well. That was disappointing. Harlem offers such unique foods and fashion that it's unfortunate to see that go away or be watered down by corporate...More

Thank Coffy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Harlem is a world unto itself and should not be missed. From the Apollo Theater , to Sylvia's restaurant, and St John the Devine, there's something for everyone.

Thank BigoBoca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Harlem as our base for a 10 day stay. We found good places to eat, local fresh stalls, cultural markets and plenty of pharmacies. The streets are clean, locals sit and talk and a community that is relaxed and mixed. We found...More

1  Thank Jayne G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Harlem during the evening in the dark. It is an interesting place that changed a lot from how it was in the past. It is now a quite and nice place to visit.

1  Thank Artfran
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a Licensed NYC Guide I'm prohibited from commenting, Sorry folks. Have LOTS of off the radar tips & info that Trip Advisor won't let me share. Suggestion: double check permitted comments for accuracy... Lots of 'Urban Myth' out there. Note: Harlem has always been...More

2  Thank salsitanyc
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Harlem was originally called Haarlem In the Netherlands. It was Historic Dutch, New York. It's charming these days. Lorenz Hart was born in Harlem ,New York in 1895. He was born To Max and Frieda Hart. His most important Musical was, in my opinion, "A...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Harlem continues to be on the up and up. The city, private organizations and residents are taking pride in this gem of Manhattan. Delicious restaurants are popping up everywhere, nice bars scatter the streets and the architecture paired with the Parks and plethora of activities...More

Thank Michael Y
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Eastside Harlem West Side Harlem take subway bus cab or uber up to 116th St or 125th St eats or west and walk around experience the sounds the food go into local bodegas, mrkets coffee shops restaurants feel NYC

1  Thank africanmatrix
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful neighborhood and walking 125th street and then making our way to enter Central park made for a great sunday walk.

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As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new
businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and
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27 September 2016|
Response from car9797 |
Wanted to know about the flea market in Harlem. I've been told they have the best deals on shopping there in Harlem, just didn't want to pass in up. Everyone shopping for bargains these days?
22 August 2016|
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Response from Marciahi | Reviewed this property |
Harlem has become very upscale and is completely safe. I would not worry.
24 June 2016|
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Response from salsitanyc | Reviewed this property |
"Take the 'A' Train, Its the fastest way to Harlem"..... advised Ellington & Ella Fitzgerald in this famous song AND it still is! Goes express from 42nd Street to Columbus Circle to 125thSt (8th Av/FDBlvd). "You'll be there... More