New York City Criminals, Gangs & Mafia Tour with NYPD Guide

Stories from the Dark Side

Unearth the dark side of NYC on this storytelling tour guided by a retired NYPD police officer including the real gangs of New York on the Lower East Side.

  • Stories from the Dark Side
  • Lower East Side
  • Charging Bull
  • Stories from the Dark Side
  • New York City Police Department
  • New York Stock Exchange
Spend an evening on the beat with a retired NYPD officer or detective, and learn some shocking truths of NYC’s organized crime rings, white collar millionaires and other modern scandals. Together you’ll visit the Lower East Side, Wall Street, and Little Italy; all breeding grounds for outrageous NYC criminals, from Captain Kidd and Boss Tweed to John Gotti, Leona Helmsley, and the real Wolves of Wall Street. Your NYPD guide will separate truth from fiction, sharing their personal tales along with what it took to finally clean up the city after centuries of degradation.
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GE Tax 8.875% included
  • Duration: 3 hour(s)
  • Available: Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Guide
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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  • 10:15 Meet Your Guide at the Pulitzer Fountain
  • Lower East Side
    Stories from the Dark Side Transfer to Lower East Side and find yourself surrounded by the infamous tenement buildings where immigrant families lived in such wretched conditions. Afterwards, see Five Points which Charles Dickens visited in the 1800s for its dishonorable reputation to be the scene of NYC's notorious gangs.
  • Chinatown and Little Italy
    Stories from the Dark Side Then, arrive at Chinatown where brutal turf wars transpired four decades ago. Also, stroll to the charismatic Little Italy which have its fair share of crimes too. In here, learn all about its notorious mafia families deemed more savage than those portrayed in the television show, The Sopranos.
  • Wall Street
    New York Stock Exchange The tour starts at Lower Manhattan and discover the rampant corruption that plagued New York City for hundreds of years. Walk along Wall Street in NYC's Financial District, and hear about the time when Wall Street tried to overthrow the US government itself and get away with scandalous murders.
  • 13:00 Check-out at Umberto's Clam House
    • Participants must be able to comfortably walk over pavement.
    • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
    • Children 12 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Weather appropriate clothing
    • Bottled water
    • Walking shoes
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
    • The tour guide has full discretion to refuse service to customers based on attire, behavior, physical fitness and condition.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 15.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 59.00
USD 59.00

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Pick-up Not available
Duration 3 hour(s)
Availability Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
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