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Harlem, New York City

This historical New York neighborhood Harlem is most famous for the artistic achievements of its "Harlem Renaissance." Visit the many neighborhood landmarks listed on the National Register of Historic Places, see live music or show, or stop into a local restaurant or shop to experience a bit of the area's history and changing culture. Located in the northern part of the Manhattan borough, Harlem was originally a Dutch village. Over the years, it became predominantly African American. In the 1920s and 1930s, a period known as the "Harlem Renaissance," members of the neighborhood produced an abundance of artistic content, particularly music and writing. Use our New York City trip maker site to arrange your visit to Harlem and other attractions in New York City.
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  • A typical New York, a neighborhood atmosphere, a village atmosphere. Very moving gospel mass and Restaurant Amy Ruth's very well.
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  • We visited him inside the Contrasts. We toured it by bus while listening to the guide's explanation. We stop in the Brownstone area, that is, the area of brown stone houses with stairs at the entrance, typical of many movies and series. A charming neighborhood. Another day, one Sunday, we visited an evangelist church to experience a gospel mass and it was impressive.
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