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“gilded age”(26 reviews)
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Experience the rich history, dynamic energy, and diverse culture of New York City from the inside out with New York Historical Tours. Your expert licensed tour leader will guide you through many famous and familiar landmarks of New York City as you...more
New York City, NY
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great tour with Kevin. He was very knowledgeable and nice, and we enjoyed our 2 hours with him. Highly recommended.

Thank UtahMikester
Reviewed 2 days ago

Kevin was knowledgable, engaging, informative and made the tour (despite an extremely windy and chilly morning) absolutely worth attending! I am a New Yorker but wanted to know more about the history of the city and so decided to give this tour a shot. Kevin...More

Thank Runimehta1
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took the private Gilded Age Tour led by Kevin along Fifth Avenue. Kevin was so knowledgeable and interesting! He included stories with the history and pointed out architecture along the way. We traveled from The Ritz to 89th Street passing The...More

Thank Diane F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had another fantastic walking tour with Kevin Draper this week. Kevin has a great way of weaving history with architecture and interesting vignettes of the characters of the gilded age. Even though we grew up in the New York area, we never understood how...More

Thank NC_TravelLight
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just had a fantastic 2 hour private tour with Kevin. It was very informative and he hit all the spots we were interested in. He explained many points about the American Revolution as well as the founding of lower Manhattan as well as Alexander...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kevin (founder and owner) is a historian with an encyclopedic knowledge of, and enthusiasm for, New York City history. We did a combination "lower Manhattan" and "Hamilton" tour with Kevin. Although we have both read a great deal about both subjects, we learned a great...More

Thank Len R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kevin took us on the Alexander Hamilton and the Founding Fathers tour yesterday. He was full of information and could answer any question we threw at him. Wonderful for tourists and locals. 10/10 would recommend.

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I live in NYC in Lower Manhattan. But we decided that we wanted to be tourists in our own city for the day, so we booked the Alexander Hamilton and the Founding Fathers tour. Kevin was our guide and boy - what...More

Thank redjillo
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We are New Yorkers and were looking for a more in-depth walking tour than the average tourist drive-by. Enter Ken and the Gilded Age walking tour from Plaza hotel up 5th Ave to Cooper Hewitt museum on 90th street. Our guide new intimate details of...More

Thank Catmandu333
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Attended the Gilded Age Tour with Kevin as our guide for my mother's birthday (big gilded age fan). The entire family loved the tour. Kevin was extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Gladly answered every single question anyone in the group asked. We will certainly be attending...More

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Response from Caroline C | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure I booked it via Viator. Don't know if you've tried that?