Guided tour

NYC: 9/11 Memorial and Financial District Walking Tour

NYC: 9/11 Memorial and Financial District Walking Tour

From US$ 40 per person

Dive into Lower Manhattan’s rich history on an in-depth guided walking tour through the Financial District, see iconic sights, and experience the powerful 9/11 Memorial.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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  • Enjoy a poignant walking tour with a professional, local NY guide
  • Be captivated with stories of 9/11’s unsung heroes and selfless acts of courage
  • Gain new insight with a comprehensive account of the 9/11 attacks
  • Experience the hauntingly beautiful 9/11 Memorial pools and plaza
  • Learn about the extensive history of NYC's famed Wall Street and Financial District
Full description
Explore Manhattan’s oldest district on a 2.5-hour guided walking tour through some of the city’s most famous sights. With your professional, local NY guide, you’ll venture through the famed Financial District, including Wall Street, and end up at the peaceful and hauntingly beautiful 9/11 Memorial plaza.   Meander the Financial District’s narrow, bustling streets where you'll check out the former Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, the iconic New York Stock Exchange, the Federal Reserve Bank, and more historical sights. You’ll also pass by one of NYC’s most popular and beloved statues: the Charging Bull, a symbol of financial might. The tour culminates with a visit to the 9/11 Memorial, former site of "Ground Zero.” Witness the memorial reflecting pools that occupy the footprints of each of the former Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. Gain insight into what it was like to live through the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and its aftermath, while learning about many unsung heroes and acts of selflessness.   Other highlights of this comprehensive tour include the beautiful Trinity Church and cemetery, including the final resting place of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton; St. Paul’s Chapel; and views of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
  • Professional, licensed, local NYC guide for entire tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Entrance fee to the National September 11 Memorial Museum
  • Entrance fee to One World Observatory (atop the new One World Trade Center building)
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Tour meets outside, on the eastern side of the Pier A Harbor House restaurant, at 22 Battery Place. Pier A is a very large, fully enclosed, white-colored pier. It is located on the NW side of Battery Park, right on the Hudson River waterfront.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Umbrella
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Rain gear
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • This is a roughly 2-mile walking tour over various grades and through extremely crowded areas. There are no areas to sit during the tour
  • Tour commentary will be in English only. Translating for others in your party is not allowed as it may be disruptive to other tour participants
  • Please bring all necessities with you as there are no stops made during the tour
  • Entrance fee to the National September 11 Memorial Museum is not included
  • Entrance fee to One World Observatory (atop the new One World Trade Center building) is not included
  • Gratuities are optional
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Debbie was wonderful. Very knowledgeable and funny. More walking than you think. Be prepared with comfortable shoes.

August 8, 2021

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