New York City | Harlem Gospel Experience Walking Tour

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Explore Harlem's rich history and learn how gospel music, a sacred art form developed in African American churches, influenced American culture and the music of the United States.


  • View the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
  • Visit the exterior of the Harlem Hospital.
  • Discover how Harlem became the second Dutch colony on Manhattan
  • Learn about the origins of Gospel Music
  • View iconic Harlem sites


Enjoy a neighborhood tour of the cultural capital of Black America and experience the soulful sounds of gospel music. Explore the streets walked by greats such as Billie Holiday, Malcolm X, and Michael Jackson while viewing legendary sites like the Apollo Theater, the Abyssinian Baptist Church, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Strivers’ Row, Hotel Theresa and much more. After the neighborhood tour, you also have a chance to enjoy a gospel performance at a service in a local church.


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