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Art and Culture in Upper Manhattan

Art and Culture in Upper Manhattan

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm a NYC licensed sightseeing guide and art historian. My area of focus is art in public spaces as it is the most accessible and communicates powerful cultural messages. My aim is to help visitors see realities that typicality lay unseen.
Juan
Juan
Juan
Juan

What we’ll do

We will meet in Washington Heights, which is mostly a Latin community. As we walk we will see how the public art in the neighborhood reflects on the unique experience of this particular group of New Yorkers. While in the area we will also see the oldest mansion in Manhattan. On the second half of the experience we'll explore Central Harlem, the cultural capital for people of African descent. As a…

What else you should know

Bring your camera and dress appropriate to the weather.

What I’ll provide

Transportation
One Subway Pass To move through the different neighborhoods we will use public transportation once.

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Where you'll be

We will meet at a small park where we'll set the tone for this local NY experience. We will later explore the Audubon Terrace Historic District, Trinity Cemetery, Morris-Jumel Mansion and a public library dedicated to expanding the research and knowledge of people of African descent. These destinations and other sights will connect you to the rich cultural patrimony of the local inhabitants in these off-the-path sections in NY.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

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Bring your camera and dress appropriate to the weather.
Juan
culture walk
Art and Culture in Upper Manhattan
23 reviews
$40 / person
23 reviews
$40 / person