Harlem On Sunday - TG1
Harlem On Sunday - TG1

Harlem On Sunday - TG1 Tickets

Harlem Spirituals, New York, 10036
  • Visit historic Harlem and witness its current renaissance. Take a guided tour through Harlem's charming tree-lined streets and historic districts before attending a worship service in a local church, where you will experience the soul-stirring power of gospel music.

     

    HIGHLIGHTS

    • Take a guided tour of historic Harlem.

    • See the famous Apollo Theater and the Cotton Club.

    • Attend a Sunday morning Gospel service.

     

    Learn about Harlem, from its origins as a rural Dutch community to its transformation into a summer retreat for New York's most prominent families. Journey into the past, and see the African-American Mecca for writers and artists at the turn of the century. Hear about Harlem's troubled past during the 1960s and 1970s, and view its present day community beam with pride as it revels in Harlem's renaissance.

     

    See famous sights and landmarks such as Columbia University, City College, Morningside Heights, the Morris Jumel Mansion, Sylvan Terrace, Strivers Row and the Abyssinian Baptist Church, the Cotton Club, the Apollo Theater, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Sugar Hill, Duke Ellington's apartment, and the famous 125th street. Finally, you'll join a local congregation for the Sunday worship service and experience the soul-stirring power of gospel music!

     

    If you are not available on Sunday, come and join us on our Wednesday Harlem Gospel tour!

     

    SCHEDULE

     

    • Tour runs every Sunday.

    • Tours in English: departure at 9:30 AM, check-in no later than 9:15 AM.

    • Tours in French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish: departure at 9:00 AM, check-in no later than 8:45 AM. Please advise us upon completing booking at res@leisureconnect.com to request any language other than English.

    • Tour duration: about 4 hours.

    • Tour duration may vary depending on the length of the church service.

    • Departure point: 690 Eighth Avenue.

    • Return point: Times Square area.

    • Please come and exchange your voucher 24 hours before the tour at our boutique, and be at departure point at least 15 minutes prior to departure.

    Additional Information

    • Tour available in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish, based on the number of participants for each language.

    • Child fare is for children between the ages of 5 and 11.

    • Children under the age of 5 are free, if seated on parents' lap on the bus.

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.

    • Part of the tour fee is donated to the church.

    • As congregants dress up to attend services, we ask you to respect the tradition and not to wear shorts or tank tops.

    • Out of respect for congregants, cameras and camrecorders cannot be used inside the church

    • A moderate amount of walking is involved.

    • For wheelchair accessibility, please contact us at least two weeks in advance.

    • Tour price does not include meals and beverages, optional gratuities, or hotel pick-up and drop-off.

    • Two complimentary drop-offs at assigned locations are usually provided on the way back. Please ask your tour director for more information.

    • All coaches are equipped with climate control.

    *For many years we have developed relations with churches in Harlem and followed their congregations and gospel choirs. For this reason, church stops may now take place in the north of Harlem or in the Bronx. This will in no case affect the content or the schedule of the tour.

  • Harlem Spirituals

    690 Eighth Avenue,
    (between 43rd and 44th St),
    New York,
    NY,
    10036

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