Leave behind what you know about New York and explore vibrant communities of Orthodox Hassidic-Jews, Greeks and Italian-Americans, as well as the Caribbean, Middle-Eastern and Russian cultural enclaves. This service is a complement to the traditional city tour of Manhattan, and represents the authentic 'melting pot' of the real New York!
The tour is conducted in English, narrated by a professional tour guide. Aboard the bus you will cross Grand Central's bridge, with a view of Grand Central Station ('the world's loveliest station'), continue to the Upper East Side, one of the most affluent and elegant neighborhoods in New York City. Then enter Spanish Harlem on the way to the Bronx.'
You will see Yankee Stadium, the home ballpark of the New York Yankees baseball team, the Grand Concourse, and pass in front of the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Depending on traffic conditions, A stop by Arthur Avenue will allow you to experience this authentic Italian-American enclave situated in the Belmont District lined with genuine Italian restaurants, delis, bakeries, cafes and various shops.'
Pass by Randall's Island and through Queens, Astoria, Long Island City and finally Brooklyn, Greenpoint and Williamsburg (with a featured stop at Fortunato Bros, a neighborhood landmark, celebrated for it fine pastry, cookies, cappuccino, cakes, and gelato.) You will return to Manhattan via the legendary Brooklyn Bridge.