Guided Walking Tour of Harlem & Gospel Mass

Guided Walking Tour of Harlem & Gospel Mass

Cancellation Without fees up to 2 days prior

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The guided tour through the heart of Harlem

Discovering African American culture and the origins of gospel music

The unique experience of attending a gospel mass in a Harlem church

The services and comments of a French-speaking guide

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4 hours



Starting time
7:30 AM , 7:45 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation.


Dive into the heart of African-American culture in New York: explore Harlem and attend an unforgettable gospel mass!

On this walking tour of Harlem, you'll set off with your guide to discover African-American culture and the neighborhood's must-see sites, including the Apollo Theater, the Abyssinian Baptist Church, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the Theresa Hotel... You'll learn more about the origins of gospel music, and its influences on Jazz, Blues and Rock & Roll.

Explore the streets that bear the names of Billie Holiday, Malcolm X and Michael Jackson. Before finishing your tour, you'll enjoy a unique New York experience: a vibrant concert by a famous gospel choir in a Harlem church! 

Departure place

Good to know

  • Availability: Sunday
  • Times:
    - 7:45am in english
    - 7:30am in French (except December 25th and January 1rst)
  • Departure point: the meeting point is in front of the Schomburg Center, at 515 Boulevard Malcolm X.
  • The tour is for groups of up to 30 people.
  • The churches selected for this tour are traditional churches, not tourist attractions. Out of respect for participants, cameras are not permitted during mass, and proper attire is required. Shorts, tank tops and flip-flops are not permitted.
  • This activity is wheelchair-accessible.
  • In the event of bad weather, you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.

Price includes

  • Guided walking tour of Harlem
  • Gospel mass in a Harlem church
  • Services of a tour guide

Price doesn’t include

  • Subway transport
  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras and individual purchases



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