What to Expect:
- A walking tour
- Learn about the 400 years of history that lead to modern Wall Street from the Dutch trading outpost to the humble beginnings of the NYSE to the current financial markets with an English-speaking guide
- See where high-powered meetings take place, where billion dollar deals are negotiated, and where the fate of our economy is determined
- Get a glimpse of where the “captains of industry” and Wall Street’s “master of the universe” live and work. Be inspired by how some of the biggest US financial institutions were built by immigrants and their entrepreneurial spirit
- Discover the Financial District’s rich history, architecture and trivia. See the skyscraper race within the concrete jungle
What do I need to bring on the tour?
If the weather is cool you may want to bring warm clothes as this tour takes place outdoors. It can be particularly windy in downtown Manhattan. If the weather is warm, you may want to bring something to drink. Feel free to bring a camera.
Are there toilets available?
It is best to use the bathroom before the tour. There are no planned bathroom stops. However there are public restrooms along the way.
Does the show still go on if it rains?
Yes, the tour will go on unless severe weather prevents your enjoyment. If we cancel the tour, you can reschedule the tour. Please contact CityTour1 to find out if a tour is cancelled due to inclement weather. We will refund the ticket if they cancel the tour.
Are baby strollers and wheelchairs allowed?
Yes, they are allowed.
How much walking is there on the tour?
Approximately 1 mile or 1.6 kilometers over 2 hours for the Financial Crisis Tour. While there are no hills, there are some steps.
Where does the tour end?
The tour will end near our starting point.
What is the tipping or gratuities policy?
Tips are always appreciated by guides, but never expected. They should be given if you believe your guide did an outstanding job, and further, if you as an individual want to demonstrate your appreciation to the guide for that job well done.