Big Onion Walking Tours, New York City

4.7
#37 of 388 in Tours in New York City
Since 1991, Big Onion has been leading award winning walking tours of New York's historic districts and ethnic neighborhoods. All our guides are fully licensed with teaching backgrounds!

We lead more than 20 different tours throughout Manhattan & Brooklyn. We offer public "show up" tours year-round. All of our walks are also available for private bookings.

Big Onion has been called "The Best in New York" by New York Magazine (1998). We were named one of the "Best History Tours in the World" by Forbes.com (2010).
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  • Our guide John was pretty good when we went on the historic financial district tour. However, I did feel that the tour focused a lot on historical facts rather than engaging parts of history, which...  more »
  • I've been on a few Big Onion tours and they've all been very good. The grad student tour guides are knowledgeable, interesting & fun. Alice's tour of the MET Museum gave me many pieces of...  more »
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  • We had a fantastic time on the Big Onion Multi-Ethnic Eating Tour! Our tour guide Adam was full of interesting facts and stories and we learned so much about the changing demographics of New York while eating delicious food along the way.
  • Great and knowledgeable grad student was our guide. She knew the history of the neighborhood and was very dynamic... will definitely book another tour.

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