Gritty Old Times Square Walking Tour
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.
What You Will Do
- 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
- Two-hour guided walking tour
Please wear comfortable shoes. This tour includes viewings of some graphic vintage photographs that may not be appropriate for all ages.
- 22 Ratings
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.