World Trade Center 911 And Ground Zero Walking Tour - New York City

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Overview

This two-hour tour details the heroism of New York City's firefighters and the survivors of stairwell "B." Walk in their path and learn how 16 people withstood the collapse of the north tower. Discover the miracle of the 911 surfer, who rode down with 88 stories of falling debris. In addition, grasp how the new World Trade Center was designed and constructed. This is the definitive walking tour of Ground Zero and the 911 Memorial Plaza. A portion of the proceeds from this tour will be donated to the Non-Profit FDNY Foundation.

Highlights

  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Led by a local guide
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Family friendly
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible

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Starting at the historical St. Paul's Chapel, the little chapel that withstood the destruction of the events of 911, you'll learn its ties to the birth of our nation. The tour also introduces FDNY Captain John Jonas and his team "the Dragon Fighters." There we'll continued to an overlook of the World Trade Center Memorial Plaza. From this vantage, one could see the entire complex which includes One World Trade Center, the Reflecting Pools, and the 911 Museum.

The tour proceeds to the World Financial Center. Here you learn about the little known Operation Aegis. The largest rescue by sea in history. Where over 500,000 civilians were evacuated by watercrafts of all sizes. Next we'll visit the reconstructed Winter Gardens, the $60 million 10 story glass pavilion that was devastated during the attacks of September 11th. Next we'll visit the Eleven Tears Memorial, dedicated to the eleven American Express employees lost on that day.

Concluding at the new World Trade Center complex, your guide will detail its design and construction. The guide will also cover the mystery of the lost gold and silver reserves of Building Four. In addition, you'll learn about the Survivor Tree, its resilience, survival and rebirth.

Inclusions for World Trade Center 911 And Ground Zero Walking Tour

  • Walking tour
  • Professional, local guide

Exclusions for World Trade Center 911 And Ground Zero Walking Tour

  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Wheelchair accessible

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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  • We booked for our group including 5 teens as we wanted a personalized experience. Our local guide, Frank was amazing. His emotion-filled stories including loss of two best friends and photographs added so much meaning and hope. We highly recommend this tour that follows 6 firefighters on 9/11. POWERFUL!

  • This tour was amazing!! We all really enjoyed it, the guide was very informative and interesting, would highly recommended.

  • Andrew was excellent. He is a very good storyteller. I would recommend it to friends. Excellent value.

  • Great tour. Absolutely outstanding guide, Marc!

  • This was really good tour. Frank was awesome wish all tour guides were Frank!

  • A telling of the events of 911 through the experiences of a firefighter unit. Thorough and a good walk around the entire area. Perhaps a little too-much detail but great enthusiasm for the subject matter. Knowledgeable tour guide and able to answer all of our questions. It is long so if you don't have the patience for it, chose something shorter. Our group enjoyed it very much.

  • Our tour guide Andrew was very pleasant, knowledgeable,
    and informative

  • This was a great tour honoring the heroes of 911. Happy we did this one with a guide that told and showed us the events of September 11th. Very informative and touching. Our teenage son also enjoyed the tour. We highly recommend!

  • Our tour guide Alison kept us as dry on a miserable rainy day. She showed us never seen photos of the events and shared many arcane details. Very friendly and knowledgeable.

  • love it,our tourguide Richard was so knowledgable as he detailed the history of 911, he spoke loudly and very plainly so as entire group could heard his comments. I and #39;ve learn a lot and #34;behind the scene and #34; of what happend, I also love the way he used photo from before and after.not just history but flash.

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