Harlem Gospel Tour

Harlem is the cultural center of African American culture in the United States. It’s the home of the cultural movement that took place in New York City in the 1920s called the Harlem Renaissance and is still the place to go to experience the real Harlem culture. 

Enjoy a Harlem Gospel Tour to dive deep into the lives of the locals who attend the authentic Harlem gospel mass regularly as part of their culture and routine.

How to attend a Harlem Gospel Tour

There’s no such thing as an authentic Harlem gospel choir that you get to see with a Harlem Gospel Tour. People leave the mass speechless and really emotional that’s how beautiful it is. Harlem Gospel is part of the Harlem culture and for many visitors a must-do in Harlem.

The Harlem Gospel tour that we recommend always gets sold out fast, which is why we advice you to book in advance.

The best Harlem Gospel Tour

Of course there are plenty of guided tours that take you to a gospel mass in Harlem, but there’s one we have  tested for you guys and that we highly recommend. During the best Harlem Gospel tour you will also pass iconic music venues like the Apollo Theater and the Cotton Club, you will get to see the home of Duke Ellington, Sugar Hill and Hamilton Heights.

This tour offers a great insight into the area of Harlem plus a wonderful Harlem Gospel mass. You will leave this tour with lots of impressions and new information about Harlem’s history as an important enclave for African American writers, artists, and musicians throughout the decades.

Make sure to chose the brunch option to also experience traditional Harlem Soul Food including fried chicken and spicy ribs, served with sides like buttery cornbread, collard greens, and macaroni and cheese. At the end of your tour, you’ll be returned back to the departure point near Times Square in the afternoon.

Harlem Gospel Tour

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