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The Bronx Tour, NY

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The Bronx Tour, NY

Explore the multicultural diversity of Upper Manhattan's Bronx and see Yankee Stadium, the Bronx Zoo and the Botanical Gardens, Mott Haven Historic District, and the Art Deco architecture of the Grand Concourse all in the course of one jam-packed 4 hour tour.

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Guided Tour Takes Approximately 4 Hours Guided Tour Takes Approximately 4 Hours
Appropriate for All Ages Appropriate for All Ages
Handicap Accessible Handicap Accessible
Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
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Detailed Tour Itinerary
 Tour Stop at  Little Italy
Little Italy is filled with restaurants, shopping and more designed with the sights, sounds and smells of Italian culture, all right in NYC. Escape from the modern-day rush of the New York streets and retreat into Little Italy. At every corner, you'll be immersed with the smells of delicious Italian pasta, pizza and other cuisine. With over 35 restaurants, there's no shortage of authentic Italian dishes to be had.
 Drive By  Brooklyn Botanical Garden
While visiting the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, you will experience the beauty and serenity of the parks' roses, cherry trees, and various unique gardens. Enjoy the serenity of the gardens by first taking a stroll through Judith D. Zuk Magnolia Plaza. The plaza is known for its magnificent trees and pleasant scent of magnolias. Be sure to bring your cameras and capture the picturesque view of the variety of 17 different blooming magnolias.
 Drive By  Bronx Zoo
The Bronx Zoo is the perfect way to discover the wonders of our natural world while in the big city of New York. The Bronx Zoo features thousands of different animals, many in natural environments. In fact, the Bronx Zoo was one of the first zoos in the nation to showcase animals in an environment more suited to their natural conditions, as opposed to plain cages.
 Drive By  Yankee Stadium
The new Yankee Stadium was completed just in time for the 2009 season, after about two and a half years of construction. The stadium replaced the original one, which opened in 1923. The new stadium is across the street from the old stadium location. Yankee Stadium was constructed on the former site of Macombs Dam Park.
 Drive By  Mott Haven Historic District
Located in Mott Haven in The Bronx, the Mott Haven Historic District has 125 contributing buildings. Four and five-story row houses from the last half of the 19th century, two churches, a library and the 40th Precinct police station are all included in the district. The row houses are known as Doctors Row and Irish Fifth Avenue. The library was built in 1905, the Mott Haven Branch of the New York Public Library. Saint Jerome’s Roman Catholic Church is another historical building.
 Drive By  Fordham University
Fordham University was founded in 1841 as the Jesuit University of New York. It was originally St. John’s College, designated so by the Right Reverend John Hughes, the Coadjutor-Bishop of New York. St. John’s College was founded on Rose Hill Manor in the village of Fordham. It was the first higher education Catholic institution in northeast United States. The name of the college was changed to Fordham University in 1907.
 Tour Stop at   Wave Hill in New York
Wave Hill is a 28 acre estate, consisting of public gardens and a cultural center, in the Hudson Hill section of the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx in New York City. It is situated on the slopes overlooking the Hudson River and the New Jersey Palisades. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the estate includes two houses and a botanical garden. Contemporary visual arts exhibits are on display in the Glyndor Gallery, as well as outside on the grounds.
 Drive By  Grand Concourse in New York
The Grand Concourse is a major thoroughfare in the borough of the Bronx in New York City. Built during the height of the City Beautiful movement, it was modeled on the Champs-Élysées in Paris but is considerably larger, stretching four miles in length, measuring 180 feet across, and separated into three roadways by tree-lined dividers.
 Drive By  Poe Park in New York
Opened in 1902, the park was named after famous American poet Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), who rented its white farmhouse, now known as Poe Cottage, for $100 a year from 1846 to 1849. Built in 1812, it was here Poe wrote “The Bells,” “Eureka,” and “Annabel Lee,” while living with his wife Virginia. The cottage was originally located near the intersection of Kingsbridge Road and Valentine Avenue, but was moved in 1913, about 450 feet north of its original location, before opening to the public November 5, 1913.
Stops may change due to traffic, weather, maintenance, etc.

Upper Manhattan's Bronx areas provide a unique multicultural diversity and are rich with landmarks and attractions. On this amazing tour, you will enjoy touring an incredible number of the many popular sights in this area, such as Yankee Stadium — the home of the New York Yankees, the Bronx Zoo, the beautiful Botanical Gardens, Mott Haven Historic District, and the Art Deco architecture of the Grand Concourse.

This four hour tour is jam-packed to include the best sights in Harlem and the Bronx. The whole family will enjoy this fast-paced tour in such an exciting and multi-culturally diverse area. You don't want to miss this.

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