Secrets of Greenwich Village

WALKING TOUR

Explore the fascinating secrets and rich history of Greenwich Village, New York City’s most intriguing neighborhood.

Discover cemeteries hidden in plain sight and hear the true history behind stories of ghosts in Washington Square Park, the heart of the Village.

Follow in the footsteps of rock legends Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix at Café Wha, where they began their careers, and stop by the Gaslight Cafe, made famous by poets in the Beat generation.

At the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, hear the tale of the tragic fire that led to changes in labor laws.

Visiting remnants of the past, see the 1811 plan that transformed Manhattan from rural fields to a modern metropolis.

At the site of his prohibition-era speakeasy, hear about infamous mayor Jimmy Walker.

See the beautiful Victorian Gothic Jefferson Market Courthouse that is now a library and learn about the prison and market that used to surround it.

Pass by The Stonewall Inn where a riot in 1969 began the LGBTQ rights movement.

Walk over an old underground stream that still flows beneath the bustling streets of today.

Stand where founding father Thomas Paine faced the twilight of his days, alone and friendless.

Book your tour now and discover the rich history and secrets of this legendary neighborhood!

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Distance: 2 miles / 3 km

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
5pm* 2pm 11am
* May to August

The tour starts and ends at Father Demo Square near Washington Square Park with multiple subway lines nearby. Details will be provided via email after booking.

Full refund for cancellations up to 24 hours before the start time. See questions about tours or contact us for other times and custom tours.