East Harlem Street Art Walking Tour

What to expect
  • Explore the roots of New York City’s street art on a guided walking tour from a knowledgeable tour guide
  • See vibrant street art including larger-than-life murals and learn about how they got there
  • Learn about the history of street art and its importance as a form of expression, rebellion, and therapy
  • Witness iconic landmarks and underground cultural spots with your own eyes
Have you always been a fan of graffiti and other forms of street art? If you want to learn about the history of the art while seeing some of the most awesome works the city has to offer, this tour is for you. You’ll explore the roots of New York City’s street art on a 2-hour guided walking tour through East Harlem. Learn all about graffiti, street art, public art, throw-ups/tags, and more. See intricate stencils and larger-than-life murals. Your knowledgeable guide will teach about the history of street art as expression, rebellion, and therapy. See the iconic Graffiti Hall of Fame, tour rotating exhibits at the East Harlem Café, and view the mosaics of famous artist Manny Vega. By the end of the tour, you’ll have a deeper understanding of New York’s hip-hop community and its impact on the urban landscape not just in New York, but internationally. The tour ends near the starting point, leaving you free to continue to explore the area’s impressive street art on your own.

Note: The exact meeting location is given upon confirmation of booking. Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult. This tour operates in all weather conditions, so please dress appropriately. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
Key Highlights
Price $35.00 per guest
Duration / Session 2 hours
# Sessions 1
There are no refunds; all sales are final.

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