Gritty Old Times Square Walking Tour

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Go back in time to when Times Square was a seedy hotspot for the wild and dangerous. Take a guided tour through one of today's most popular tourist destination to uncover the hidden corners of its past.
Duration:  2hrs
Cancellation:  No refunds for cancelled bookings
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  • Take part in a guided walking tour of Times Square, learning about its scandalous history back in the 1970s
  • Hear about the historic personalities of Times Square’s past, including the King of the Peeps and the lady who created a gay and S&M porn company
  • Get an up-close look at legendary peepshows, dive bars, grindhouses, adult book stores and sex clubs
  • Make your way to former sites that once featured in classic films, including the Midnight Cowboy

What's Included

  • Two-hour guided walking tour

Additional Information

Please wear comfortable shoes. This tour includes viewings of some graphic vintage photographs that may not be appropriate for all ages.

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Jun 25, 2019
Robert was an excellent guide for the grittiness that used to be Times Square -- he brings both personal anecdotes and well-researched history together in a compelling and enjoyable walking tour around a seemingly very well-known but very changed part of NYC.


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