Discover the vibrant soul of Harlem on a captivating Harlem Gospel Experience Walking Tour!
Spend a Sunday in celebration and explore the community that brought gospel music and culture to the international stage on a Harlem gospel walking tour!
$49 child (5 - 11)
Celebrate a joyous Sunday in the vibrant heart of Harlem as you embark on an enriching Harlem gospel walking tour in New York City, tracing the roots of this influential musical genre and exploring the community that catapulted it onto the international stage!
Your journey commences at the renowned Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a bastion of knowledge that illuminates the origins of African American culture and its profound impact on gospel music.
Strolling through the historic streets of Harlem, you'll follow in the footsteps of iconic musical legends like Billie Holiday and Michael Jackson. Immerse yourself in the rich history of NYC's African American community, as your expert guide narrates captivating tales of the neighborhood's past.
Sites like Striver's Row, the Apollo Theater, Hotel Theresa, and the Abyssinian Baptist Church stand as testaments to Harlem's pivotal role in shaping the gospel revolution. Each location reveals a unique facet of gospel music's evolution, making this walking tour an unforgettable cultural experience.
As the grand finale of your Harlem Gospel walking tour, you'll be treated to a spirited worship service at a local Harlem gospel church. Feel the soul-stirring harmonies resonate within you as you witness the true essence of gospel music in its very birthplace.
To fully enjoy this immersive NYC walking tour experience, don your most comfortable walking shoes (flip-flops, kindly refrain), and bring along your camera to capture the essence of Harlem's vibrant culture.
Discover the heart and soul of gospel music as you walk the path of those who made it great!
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Congratulations Kevin..... you have been an inspiring & very educational guide..... well recommended to others ...... the next time we meet again..... I must let you know that we are formerly from South Africa..... so it can be announced at the Church..... we stayed on for the entire service being a Sunday.... singing very inspiring similar to South Africa..... singing from the heart & soul...... though I wish we were more under cover when it rains..... at least I have experienced New York weather in May month..... carry on being the inspiring & informative tour guide.... regards Dorothy & Victor Sam from California.
Excellent Tour, Great Guide, Very Enjoyable
It was really a great walking experience with a knowledgeable guide.
Manhattan (New York City)