The Secrets of 42nd Street Private Tour

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  • Live Guide
  • Private Tour
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Join us on this private, and not so traditional, Walking Tour of Midtown Manhattan along 42nd Street to discover all the great landmarks and famous attractions of the area. Although a tour around Midtown Manhattan doesn't really strike as an "off-the-beaten-path" itinerary, you will be surprised to find out that along 42nd Streets some of the most iconic attractions and landmarks actually hold secrets and hidden gems. From the interesting history of Times Square and the Theater District to Bryant Park and the Public Library finishing with a comprehensive Tour of Grand Central Terminal with a visit inside the historic train station. During the Tour, you will enjoy panoramic views over the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building for some great photo opportunities and you will discover, or re-discover, this area in a completely different way and under a new light.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: New York Welcome

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Times Square / Theater District

Visit the most famous "square" in the world. We'll start the tour from the TKTS red steps on the north side of Times Square and make our way to 42nd Street.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Bryant Park

Exploring the secrets of Bryant Park.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Empire State Building

(View only) From Bryant Park, you will have a great view of the Empire right behind the park and you can take few panoramic pictures of the iconic building.

Stop At: New York Public Library

NY Public Library (suggested as "pass by" only) – If open & if time allows it, we can certainly go inside, however, please note that the "Main Reading Room" is no longer accessible to visitors ad it's now only open for quiet study & reading.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Grand Central Terminal

Visiting Grand Central Terminal. We'll conclude our tour with a visit of the Train Station including the main waiting room and the sub-level with the iconic whispering arches.

Duration: 25 minutes

Pass By: Chrysler Building

(View only) During the tour will have some great views of the Chrysler Building, especially from 5th Avenue and 42nd Street. Photo opportunity.

Stop At: Tudor City

On 42nd Street, we'll go up the stairs to reach the Tudor City overpass for great views over 42nd Street, Grand Central Terminal, the Chrysler Building & more.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By:

Views of the UN Building on 1st avenue and 42nd street.

Pass By: Grand Central Terminal

End of Tour by Grand Central for easy access to public transportation.
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