Guided tour

Greenwich Village Ghost Tour

4.7 / 5

80 reviews

Activity provider: TopDogTours

Greenwich Village Ghost Tour

Activity provider: TopDogTours

From US$ 35 per person

Discover what goes bump in the night in Greenwich Village on a spooky ghost tour after dark. Check out some of the most haunted places and hear spine-chilling stories from a local guide.

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Hanging Tree and explore Washington Square Park
  • See the infamous Murder House, home to 22 spirits according to legend
  • Learn about the infamous fire at the Brown Building
Full description
Explore the darker side of Greenwich Village on a ghost tour after dark. Learn about the infamous Hanging Tree as you walk into the heart of Washington Square Park and see the arch while listening to spine-chilling stories from your local guide. Next, make your way over to the Brown Building, site of the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, where the victims still linger to this day. Walk up 5th Avenue and stop past the Church of the Ascension, haunted by the artist John Lafarge. See the most haunted house in Manhattan at 14 West 10th Street, home to 22 spirits and the site of several murders. Head into the heart of the West Village, pass the home of Emma Lazarus and one of the most beautiful libraries in New York City.  Hear about the ghost of a former mayor at 12 Gay Street, and pass the famous Stonewall Inn where the riots that led to the birth of gay rights began. Cross Christopher Street to visit the infamous speakeasy of Chumley's.
Includes
  • Entry tickets & places visited
    • Washington Square Park, Lower Manhattan visit

  • Who you’ll be with
    • Live tour guide: English

  • Transport
    • Not included: transport

  • Food & drink
    • Not included: food & drink

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at 385, 6th Avenue, New York City.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  •  A moderate amount of walking is involved, so wear appropriate shoes
  • The tour operates in most weather conditions. Please dress appropriately. It is recommended to bring outerwear in colder weather
  •  If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Gratuities are optional but recommended
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 80 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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I have been a New Yorker my entire life, born and raised in Brooklyn. I wanted to know more about my city, especially it’s creepier lore as we move closer to Halloween. I was blown away by the tour guide’s knowledge and how much history is stored in places that I pass everyday. In addition, the guide was very friendly, enthusiastic, and eager to share information. The tour was accessible, informative, and a lot of fun. I would definitely recommend!

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October 4, 2021

This was a great change of pace for a NY visit and a way to see the city through a unique lens. It was fun for my teenage boys and my mom as well, and I loved being able to walk, poke around streets, and notice interesting details while hearing haunting stories.

December 5, 2019

Journey into History - a Must have for Village Fans

Such a lovely tour. James did a great job. And we had a fantastic full moon - spooky! The tour is not only nice for all Stephen King lovers but also for the ones who are interested in the history of this fantastic place. We learned a lot about the early days of the neighborhood. I liked the tour much more than the standard tour for tourists going from hotspot to hotspot.

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August 16, 2019

Product ID: 72311