MANHATTAN

Greenwich Village, West Village & Lower Manhattan

THE ULTIMATE GREENWICH VILLAGE GHOST TOUR

Meeting Point: In front of St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery, 131 East 10th Street. This tour is approximately 2 hours in duration and one mile in length. Runs rain or shine, except in cases of severely inclement weather.

Tour ends near Washington Square Park.

Tour Description: All killer, no filler. This 2-hour tour presents the very best true ghost stories from the East Village and Greenwich Village. All stories on this carefully researched route have been painstakingly hand-picked by our expert guides to bring you only the most fascinating and consistently verified ghost stories in these historic neighborhoods. Delve into the history and theory behind ghosts and hauntings as we explore the true stories themselves and examine the parapsychological principles behind the reported phenomena. Untangle the complex interplay between human emotion and urban social forces that combine to create enduring local legends. Bring your skepticism, morbid fascinations, and love of NYC history — and your respect for the unseen world that rests at the edge of our perceived reality. Recommended for those who want only the best and are willing to walk for it. Photo courtesy of the Merchant’s House Museum.

Price: $25 in advance, $30 at the door

Meeting Point: Outside of Washington Mews, on University Place (between Washington Square North and East 8th Street). This tour is approximately 2 hours in duration and one mile in length. Runs rain or shine, except in cases of severely inclement weather.

Tour ends approximately near W 4th Street and 7th Avenue South

Tour Description: A companion to our popular “Ultimate Greenwich Village Ghost Tour,” this tour begins in Washington Square and continues westward through the labyrinthine streets of the West Village. Forgotten histories and urban lore abound on this haunting, mysterious, and wonderfully weird stroll through one of the most charmingly strange neighborhoods in the city. Discover the mystical symbolism hidden in everyday architecture and the subterranean histories lurking below New York City. Hear tales of phantoms, occultists, restless spirits, body snatchers, and spectral founding fathers including Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr! Find out how horror writers from Poe to Lovecraft were inspired by Greenwich Village, and more! For anyone interested in ghosts and horror, mysticism and the occult, and the weird side of NYC history, this tour is a must.

Price: $25 in advance, $30 at the door

WEIRD TALES OF THE WEST VILLAGE

THE FORGOTTEN DARK HISTORIES OF LOWER MANHATTAN

Meeting Point: 1 Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004, in front of the National Museum of the American Indian (Tour ends by City Hall) This tour is approximately 2 hours in duration and one mile in length. Runs rain or shine, except in cases of severely inclement weather.

Tour ends near City Hall Park.

Tour Description: You’ll learn all about the ghastly, weird, often uncanny, and shockingly dark history of Lower Manhattan as this macabre walking tour wends its way through the oldest parts of New York City. See haunted taverns and gloomy graveyards. Hear surprisingly horrific stories of colonial and early New York, with a few ghostly tales mixed in for good measure. The perfect tour for history lovers and fans of the paranormal and all things creepy and strange.

$25 in advance, $30 at the door

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