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Explore the most filmed city in the world on a 3-hour movie locations tour of New York by bus. Discover the best sites of Manhattan, including Holly Golightly's apartment from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” Manhattan Bridge, the Plaza Hotel and more.
About this activity
Duration 3 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
  • Discover the film locations from dozens of classic movies in Manhattan
  • Watch movie clips of some of your favorite films as you see where they were shot
  • Get a lively commentary from a local actor guide
  • Take pictures of the site where Marilyn Monroe’s skirt flew up in The Seven Year Itch
  • Go on location at Grand Central Terminal, seen in North by Northwest and Superman
  • Match Central Park locations to movie clips from Thomas Edison Shorts to Ghostbusters
Full description
Get a behind-the-scenes look at some of your favorite classic films set in New York City, as a local actor guide entertains, informs, and quizzes you with trivia questions on up to 60 filming locations

Not only will you get a taste of New York’s film history, you'll receive a great bus tour of Manhattan, visiting neighborhoods rich with the history of the cinema.

Discover popular location sites like Columbus Circle, Lincoln Center and the Upper West Side. Hop off at Zabar’s, the well-known market place, featured in “You’ve Got Mail.” Stand outside the famous Dakota Building where Yoko Ono lives, and featured in “Hannah and Her Sisters” and “Rosemary’s Baby.”

Cross to the Upper East Side through Central Park, learning about the dozens of films set in the park, including the first motion picture ever made in New York City.

Continue down the east side of Manhattan to stop in front of Holly Golightly's apartment from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” Venture into hidden neighborhoods, such as Sutton Place for a fantastic view of the Manhattan Bridge, just like in Woody Allen’s “Manhattan.”

Some locations have featured in countless films, including the Plaza Hotel, FAO Shwarz, Tiffany’s, Rockefeller Center, and the Empire State Building. End at Grand Central Station, another icon of the movies and Manhattan, to complete your film memorabilia tour.
Includes
  • Bus tour
  • Local actor guide

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Meeting point

Tours depart from Broadway and 51st Street, in front of Ellen’s Stardust Diner

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