Big Onion Walking Tours, New York City

4.7
#37 of 398 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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  • Caroline, our guide, was very informative, warm and gracious. Very knowledgeable about the Lower Manhattan Revolutionary era history as well as art history. Although this was a virtual tour with...  more »
  • My husband and I had intended to take a Big Onion Walking Tour during a planned NYC trip in June 2020, but COVID cancelled our trip. However, Big Onion began offering Virtual Tours for different...  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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