WEST VILLAGE GHOSTS
Ghosts and horror, mysticism and the occult, and the weird side of NYC history
Meeting Point: Meet at the north-east corner of Sullivan and West Third Streets in Greenwich Village (street address 245 Sullivan). 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; end point subject to change
Tour Description: This macabre walking tour begins near Washington Square and wends its way 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 like Poe and 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.