Stories from the Dark Side: Criminals, Gangs & Mafia with NYPD Guide

What to expect
  • Explore NYC's criminal history during a guided walking tour led by a retired member of the NYPD
  • Learn about famous felons and gang wars throughout the city's long history
  • Visit the Lower East Side, Wall Street, and Little Italy over the course of your walk
  • Enjoy compelling anecdotes designed to both educate and enthrall
True crime fan? Then missing out on this experience should be an arrestable offense, punishable by ten years of no truTV.

Prowl the streets with a retired member of the NYPD, and learn all about the most infamous crimes to have ever rocked the concrete jungle. From street urchins to organized crime to white-collar corruption, this walking tour will put you in touch with the city's felonious side, without actually getting your hands dirty.

Explore Lower Manhattan for 2.5 hours, and trace the histories of such infamous characters as Captain Kidd, Boss Tweed, John Gotti, Leona Helmsley, and the Wolf of Wall Street. Learn about the real-life turf wars that inspired the film, Gangs of New York, and the shootouts that once reeked havoc in Chinatown and Little Italy.

Crime doesn't pay. But it sure is fun (to talk about).

Note: Meeting Location:

Sidewalk in front of Fraunces Tavern, 54 Pearl St (at Broad St.)

Taxi: Intersection of Pearl and Broad Sts

Subway: 4/5 to Bowling Green; 1 to South Ferry; R to Whitehall

Key Highlights
Price $59.00 per guest
Duration / Session 2 hours
# Sessions 1
For cancellations made more than 30 days prior to tour commencement, full refund is granted. For cancellations made between 4 and 30 days prior to tour commencement, it is subject to a $10.00 USD per person cancellation fee. For cancellations made within 4 days prior to tour commencement. no refund can be provided. No refunds or re-bookings can be provided for late arrivals or no shows after tour commencement or departure.

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