Discover'the notorious streets of the East Village and Lower East Side on this private, 2.5-hour 'NYC Gangster Mob Tour.' This area used to be known as 'Wicked New York.' See'places that were home to crime, prostitution, murders, grave robberies, and more. Hear the stories of this once densely populated area where Jewish and Italian gangsters lived. Explore a local cemetery, the site of one of the most sensational and ghoulish crimes ever committed, and visit Tompkins Square Park, where a tragic boat fire changed the face of this neighborhood.
Discover what the past was like when crime flourished in New York City.
The East Village and Lower East Side were once collectively known as 'Wicked New York,' an ominous reference to the murder, prostitution, grave robbing, and other grisly crimes that plagued the area at the time. Don't let'the lessons of the past be forgotten. A native New Yorker tour guide, who specializes in crime and gangsters, will lead the group through the streets where Jewish and Italian gangsters once schemed, dined, drank, stole, and got whacked to impart a deeper understanding of the city and the criminal mind.
Visit'St. Mark's Place, McSorley's Old Ale House, Cooper Union, St. Mark's Church in the Bowery, Lucky Luciano's boyhood home, John's of 12th Street, the'Ottendorfer Public Library and Stuyvesant Polyclinic Hospital, Little Ukraine, and more.
Also, visit St. Marks Cemetery, where one of the most sensational crimes was committed, and Tompkins Square Park, the site of a tragic boat fire. There will also be'time to taste some original New York City foods.
This is a private tour for up to 10 people. Appropriate for ages 10 and above.