This private tour will completely demystify New York's famous subway system. Your expert local guide will give you the secret history and inside story of the creation of the original 1904 subway line and how it grew into one of the most extensive transportation systems in the world. This is a unique experience for visitors and locals alike.
It's right there under your feet, you probably ride it everyday, but how much do you know about this city's amazing subway system? On this private tour, you'll learn the history behind the iconic New York subway 'all the art, all the history, all the technical breakthroughs, all the "whys" and all the shenanigans that went into this spectacular achievement.
Starting on the southern tip of Lower Manhattan at Bowling Green, delve into the underground subway system to begin your tour. Get a look at the subway that few people, even lifelong New Yorkers, fail to recognize. Work your way up along the original 1904 system up through Times Square. This tour explores the areas of the system that are open to the public (not the tunnels) but in most cases overlooked. You'll end at Grand Central Terminal, ending with a discussion of the exterior of this iconic station.