New York City Financial District Walking Tour
- Hear stories about the Statue of Liberty, Castle Clinton, and Ellis Island
- Visit Bowling Green Square
- See Fraunces Tavern, which claims it is Manhattan's oldest surviving building
- View Hanover Square, named for the House of Hanover, when King George I ascended to the throne
- Discover Delmonico’s, one of the first restaurants in the United States
- Travel Wall Street and William Street where the financial fate of the world is decided
- Observe the Federal Reserve Building and Chase Manhattan Headquarters
- Stop at the New York Stock Exchange and Federal Hall, the site of George Washington's 1789 inauguration
- Take in Trinity Church chartered in 1697
- Visit Alexander Hamilton’s Grave in the Trinity Churchyard Cemetery
With highlights that include Battery Park, Bowling Green, Fraunces Tavern, Stone Street and Wall Street, explore New York City from its founding as a Dutch settlement, New Amsterdam, on the Hudson River to its rise as the world’s financial capital. Your guide will bring NYC to life through the eyes of Alexander Hamilton, a penniless immigrant who rose to become our nation’s first Secretary of the Treasury.
As you walk by Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange, and the Federal Reserve building you will discover all that went into the creation of our modern financial system despite the many disagreements among some of our great founding fathers.
Your guide will also take you through the more recent history of lower New York with stories of the Statue of Liberty, immigration at Ellis Island and Castle Clinton, and the Canyon of Heroes. Your journey concludes at the site of the World Trade Center.
- Professional guide
Prepare for the activity
1:00 P.M. every Saturday (Check this tour's calendar to confirm dates). Tour starts across the street from No. 1 Broadway at the entrance to Battery Park at the intersection of Battery Park Place, State Street, and Broadway.Open in Google Maps ⟶