This tour is sure to interest superheroes of all ages! Explore the city streets of New York on this unique Superhero walking tour! See for yourself the stunning film locations from today’s Hollywood blockbusters and learn how comic books and superheroes were created in NYC way back in the 1930’s! You’ll also visit historical New York landmarks such as the Empire State Building, The Chrysler Building, Grand Central Station and the New York Public Library.
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New York City serves as inspiration for many superheroes, including Batman, Superman, Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four, and this is your opportunity to discover the origins of these legendary superheroes as we bring the comics and films to life while you explore the real-life Gotham City and Metropolis!
Your walking tour includes stops at famous New York landmarks, such as the Empire State Building, which has featured in countless superhero adventures and films, and the Flat Iron Building, which was The Daily Bugle in the Spider-Man movies. You’ll also see the magnificent Chrysler Building, a skyscraper where Spidey regularly perches to use his spider-sense, and learn about the history of Marvel Comics at Marvel Enterprises Headquarters.
You’ll walk by the former Park Avenue offices of Batman creator Bob Kane, the Green Goblin’s Gothic Manhattan mansion from Spider-Man, and the United Nations Building, where Batman and Robin overcame the Joker, Penguin, the Riddler and Catwoman, also known as the “fearsome four.” You will also have the opportunity to actually step inside Clark Kent’s workplace, the News Building, where The Daily Planet offices are located, and Grand Central Station,where you’ll learn about the exciting Superhero battles that took place there.
As a bonus, see the hidden bar in New York, where comic book artists have been drawing cartoons on the walls since the 1960s.
This New York City tour encompasses an educational and exciting walk through the lives of all your favorite superheroes, from their comic book origins to their Hollywood blockbuster status today!
- Guided tour
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A moderate amount of walking is involved
- A minimum of 2 passengers per booking
A shorter tour that’s long on great photo ops. The Brooklyn Bridge is perfect for learning how to add drama with strong composition. Also, this tour affords magnificent Manhattan skyline photos. Seasonal.
Taking advantage of beautiful Central Park, this photography workshop focuses on how to take pictures of the environment. Learn the art of scouting for an image and get a quick lesson in visual editing. Depending on the season (see Departure Point), this tour meets at either the Belvedere Castle or the Bethesda Fountain, allowing you to take full advantage of seasonal changes in foliage.
Museum Inside Out:
This unique tour takes place inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art (admission included). Although there will be famous artwork to photograph, this photo tour concentrates on the use of light. The Met features many would-be outdoor spaces that are now encapsulated inside the building, like the American Courtyard and the European Sculpture Court. These spaces are beautifully lit by huge skylights, offering a unique opportunity to photograph several diverse architectural elements all in one setting.
NYC After Dark:
Join a nighttime tour in Times Square to focus on taking photos in low light. Learn how flash and long exposure work, and take memorable photos that capture the unique signs, lights and billboards of Times Square. This tour is for advanced photographers, and participants must provide their own tripods.
Iconic New York (two choices!):
Capture the city’s most iconic sites on this fast paced tour. There’s so much to see and photographs, there’s two Iconic tours to choose. Appropriate for all skill levels.
- Iconic NY – P1: Photograph Times Square, the Chrysler building, Bryant Park (home of Fashion Week), Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library. The departure time for this tour shifts with the seasons, departing in the afternoon to take advantage of the sky’s changing colors during the fading light of dusk and concluding as the city lights come alive.
- Iconic NY – P2: Snap photos of Midtown’s best attractions including the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, and Central Park. Tours generally depart in the morning and afternoons.
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Local Operator Information:
Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.Book The Superhero Walking Tour of New York here