Harlem Gospel Sunday Tour - New York City

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
  • Departure Details :
    811 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019, USA
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Get to know the history, heritage and soul of Harlem, the legendary neighborhood known internationally as the Black Mecca of the world. This explosion of cultural pride, defined as Harlem Renaissance derives its roots in 1890, when African Americans after enduring centuries of slavery and the struggle for abolition - migrated to the North in great numbers, and relocated from the rural South to the urban North.


Pickup from a centrally located meeting point

Small group ensures personal service

Fully narrated tour

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The tour will cross the Upper West Side, passing through landmarks such as Saint John the Divine Cathedral, Morningside Heights, Columbia University, Hamilton Terrace, Sugar Hill and the legendary Apollo Theatre.

You will later attend an authentic Baptist mass with a live Gospel choir while joining a local church congregation. Clap your hands and experience the wonderful joyous Gospel sounds in an intentionally repetitive, spiritual environment. Originally defined as strictly religious, the Gospel genre has moved to the mainstream and has lefts its mark on many other types of music and popular culture


Narrated tour

Professional guide


Meals, beverages


Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Most travelers can participate

The itinerary is subject to variations during special events (Parades, Marathon, traffic conditions).

Traveler Reviews

  • 19-Feb-2020

    We enjoyed this tour very much. I thi k that there were a few comments that concerned me such as now they Harlem had coffee shops we could assume everything there was alright. Not sure if coffee shop gentrification is a sign everything g is alright in a neighborhood...

  • 16-Apr-2019

    We had our Harlem Gospel Sunday Tour in German with guide Ulli. She was very competent and polite she explained the attractions in an interesting way. Her knowledge about New York beside the sightseeing attractions was also very revealing. The participatopn in the service was an experience that we had not yet known in this form, We recommend this tour without restrictions.

  • 18-Dec-2017

    Really interesting trip around Harlem and the Bronx as well as the Gospel visit. It was great to see other parts of New York City.

  • 29-Nov-2017

    the tour was great and our guide was wonderful
    but we saw just the songs in gospel and we left we didn t really assist to the mass ,too bad!

  • 13-Sep-2017

    Great, informative guide learnt a lot about the area. Enjoyed the church and loved the Sunday morning fashion.

  • 24-Apr-2017

    Great tour with lots of information on Harlem sites and numerous visits and the Church service was the hit of the tour. John, our tour guide was very knowledgeable with great enthusiasm. A must do for your next visit to NYC.

  • 05-Sep-2016

    It was really excellent , great guide John , made tour very good

  • 16-Jan-2016

    This tour was great. We were a small group of 5, the tour Guide was very informative and the congregation was so warm and welcoming. Had a fabulous time.