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Find Out What's Special in Chinatown

join me on a tour to Chinatown, one of the most well known ethnic neighborhoods in New York. It has changed with various ethnicities from African American to Irish, to Jewish and Italian, to mostly Cantonese today.

From New York
Online Experience
1 Hour
Explore North America
Upto 10 people
English
Highlights
  • Explore the ethnic, friendly neighborhood of Chinatown in this live-streamed tour
  • Pop into the shops selling unique items not found elsewhere in the city
  • Visit Mott Street, the touristic area, Chatham square for its memorial and the oldest Jewish cemetery in North America
Description

Predominantly Chinese, Chinatown has also been the home of the first free black community in North America. The neighborhood has also been Irish, Italian, Jewish, and Southeast Asian.

Let's begin at the corner of Broadway and Canal streets for our walking tour, live-streamed from Chinatown. 

At Canal Street, we will peek into an import market of traditional Chinese items and grocery stores stocking Chinese, Japanese and Korean wares.

Then walk through the main street of Chinatown called Mott Street. This is the Old Chinatown with Chinese bakeries, ice cream shops, noodle houses. and even a 100-year-old dim sum restaurant. 

From there, visit Chatham Square, for its arched memorial to local Chinese Americans who have served in the US military. This was the birthplace of Black civil rights in transit law, in the 1850s. 

Finally, we will end the tour at the oldest Jewish cemetery in North America, possibly in the entire Western hemisphere, where Veterans of the American Revolution are buried.

About this experience
What's included
  • Live and real-time walking tour in Chinatown with Stan, your expert New York Guide
  • An interactive session where your local guide will familiarise you with the neighborhood's wealth of history, as well as unique shops and food that can't be found anywhere else in Manhattan.
Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and Zoom app installed on your phone or laptop
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking
Know before you go
  • You can book this tour for $25 per screen or for $100 for a private session for up to 10 screens joining this tour from anywhere in the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot.
  • Since this tour involves walking to various places, at times the internet connection may be weak. However, we will attempt to minimize such disruptions
Meet your Host
Stan O'Connor

I am a licensed guide in New York City, a certified member of the Guides Association of New York City (GANYC), and a member of the IATDG. My goal is to give entertaining, fun tours of New York City while imparting historic, scientific, architectural, natural, and other information during each tour.

From USD 25 / Screen
Important Information
  • Refundable : Yes
  • Can be cancelled up to 24hrs before the scheduled session
  • The date is based on the local time zone of the experience host
  • Since the activity is conducted outdoors, it may need to be rescheduled in case of poor weather conditions