BOROUGHS OF THE DEAD

Macabre NYC History Tours

“Absolutely phenomenal. This is no stale, rehearsed walk.”

ABOUT US

Boroughs of the Dead is a boutique tour company devoted to strange, dark and unusual walking tours of New York City. Our unique tours are meticulously written and researched one-of-a-kind creations led by expert guides. We are a locally-owned, independently operated business.

GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST

Join us for enchantingly unconventional holiday tour! Discover the spooky side of Christmas folklore, hear some of our favorite Greenwich Village ghost stories, and unearth the surprisingly rowdy history of Christmas and its unique connection to New York City.

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WE HAVE BEEN FEATURED IN

WFUV
NPR
The Travel Channel
Huffington Post
Gothamist
Today.com
Jezebel
New York Times
Rue Morgue
Yahoo! Travel
AM New York
Conde Nast Traveler
The Brooklyn Paper
Brooklyn Independent Media
Mashable
XO JANE

These tours “capture one’s imagination and breathe vivid color into histories long forgotten by most.”

Featured Tours

THE ULTIMATE GREENWICH VILLAGE GHOST TOUR

Bring your skepticism, morbid fascinations,
and love of NYC history

THE FORGOTTEN DARK HISTORIES
OF LOWER MANHATTAN

This spirited stroll is perfect for history-lovers
with a curiosity for the macabre

WEST VILLAGE GHOSTS

Ghosts and horror, mysticism and the occult,
and the weird side of NYC history

ISLAND OF LOST SOULS: A HISTORY OF MADNESS AND MEDICINE ON ROOSEVELT ISLAND

The intersections between the history of these institutional spaces and the urban folklore that surrounds them

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