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Superheroes of New York: 2-Hour Guided Tour

1. Superheroes of New York: 2-Hour Guided Tour

Learn where Batman was saved from being canceled and how Kryptonite was created and visit the site where Christopher Reeve first flew as Superman. See where The Avengers left a keepsake for the city of New York. Get a unique and unforgettable view into the comic book industry and the characters that make it extraordinary. Your 2-hour tour starts in front of the Headquarters of the United Nations and as you walk down 42nd Street, you’ll see the Green Goblins apartment, go inside the Daily News building and stop at a bar where some of comics’ greatest artists used to hang out. Check out the Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal and the site where Stark Tower is supposed to be located. As you take a left down Park Avenue, you’ll be walking along historic Publishers Row. See where some of the world’s most iconic comics were first created and the offices of Will Eisner and Bob Kane. You guide will point out where TV shows like Gotham and Netflix’s Daredevil were filmed, where the first man to play superman lived, and much more. Have a fun walk, see great sites, hear amazing stories and discuss the history of all the characters that made you to believe a man could fly!

New York: Art Deco and Architecture Landmarks Tour

2. New York: Art Deco and Architecture Landmarks Tour

Start your tour in beautiful Bryant Park and head off to explore the history of midtown and its many Art Deco architectural masterpieces, as well as other beautiful styles like Beaux-Arts. Hear about the origins of NYC's landmarking laws from your expert guide. Get a unique perspective on the Empire State Building. From there, travel up historic 42nd street where you will see numerous historic buildings. View several early, key Art Deco masterpieces including the gorgeous Chrysler Building, and many lesser-known landmarks with stunning decorative architecture. Admire a few stunningly preserved lobbies. Visit Grand Central Terminal, the world's largest train terminal, and one of NYC's most beautiful interior spaces. Journey up 5th avenue to see the guide's favorite Art Deco hidden treasure in midtown, before ending at Rockefeller Center.

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Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 52 reviews

It was a great experience for my daughters and I. Loved Patrick's enthusiasm and superhero knowledge. We would highly recommend any comic or superhero lover to definitely book this tour. You will get a different perspective that you wouldn't have necessarily thought of. #teamflash, # teamwintersoldier, #team spiderman.

Patrick was great. Very interesting & informative tour…I’m not even that into Comic books but got pulled in to wanting to answer the questions!! Really enjoyed it.

Went with my daughter and both had a great time. We had Orlando as our guide, he was amazing! We learned alot about both DC and Marvel.

Very good tour. The tour guide was entertaining and informative. Gave a lot of insight into NYC Comics.

The guide knew his stuff and just made the whole experience brilliant.