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Wednesday Harlem Gospel bus tour with lunch option

Availability: Wednesdays at 9.00am
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese
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  • Enjoy a bus tour around Harlem with an expert guide
  • Join the ARC choir for a powerful Gospel service and concert
  • Indulge in a delicious meal at the world-famous Sylvia's Soul Food
What to expect

Discover the history, immerse yourself in the culture and enjoy the cuisine of Harlem on this guided Gospel bus tour. The morning begins with a bus tour around Harlem, where you'll learn all about this notable New York City neighborhood. As you pass the picturesque, tree-lined streets, you'll see Columbia University, Morningside Heights neighborhood, Apollo Theater, Sugar Hill area, 125th Street and more.

Afterwards, experience the "Hour of Power", a mid-week service and concert hosted by the inspiring ARC Gospel choir. The Addicts Rehabilitation Center is the oldest drug treatment facility in the state of New York, and the choir was created to help those struggling with addiction. The ARC Gospel choir has recorded several songs, and even collaborated with Kanye West on his 2004 hit, "Jesus Walks"!

The tour concludes with a hearty lunch at Sylvia's, a Harlem staple that has been serving soul food for nearly 60 years. After lunch, you can either choose to explore the area a bit more, or be escorted back to Times Square.

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What's included
  • Guided bus tour
  • Gospel service
  • Lunch (at an additional price)
What's not included
  • Beverages
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
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  • Children ages 3-11: reduced

690 Eighth Avenue, 1st floor - New York, NY 10036

What to remember
  • Tour without lunch runs four hours, and tour including lunch runs six hours. Tour duration may vary depending on length of church service
  • Guests must exchange voucher at tour provider's boutique 24 hours before start of tour
  • Tour available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese (depending on number of participants for each language)
  • Tours can be run in two languages
  • Guests should refrain from wearing shorts, tank tops and/or flip-flops
  • For wheelchair accessibility, please contact tour provider at least one month in advance
  • Children under 3 are not allowed on tour
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  • Every Wednesday at 9.00am (excluding December 25 and January 1)
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Harlem Spirituals/New York Visions
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