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Superheroes of New York: 2-Hour Guided Tour

Product ID: 75339
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Take an in-depth look into the superhero and comics world in a way that only New York City can deliver. Check out iconic superhero movie sites and see where the writers and artists created your favorite characters on this 2-hour guided tour.
About this activity
Duration: 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the history of some of your favorite comic book characters
  • See the sites where your favorite superhero movies were filmed
  • Visit iconic New York City landmarks and learn why they are important in comic book lore
Full description
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!
Includes
  • Local guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

United Nations, corner of 1st Avenue and 42nd Street

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
A moderate amount of walking is involved, so be sure to wear appropriate footwear.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 88 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Safety
4.7/5

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TopDogTours

Product ID: 75339