SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour

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You’ve seen the iconic skyscrapers, attended a Broadway show, visited Lady Liberty and relaxed in Central Park. Looking for a little more of the Big Apple? Maybe it’s time to visit some of Manhattan’s oldest and most enchanting historic districts. Free Tours by Foot is proud to take you on a relaxing stroll through SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown.


Join Free Tours by Foot as we gawk at the Fashionistas and cast iron buildings of Soho, visit New York’s and America’s first “pizzeria”, famous mafia locations, or take a stab at bargaining with a street vendor in Chinatown. This approximately 2 hour historical tour will cover a range of topics and give you the opportunity to better understand these neighborhoods and to better orient yourself in case you choose to return on your own. See some of the highlighted stops listed below!

Be sure to take a look at our self-guided tours of SoHoLittle Italy and Chinatown to learn more about what you might see on our guided tour.

Sites we cover on the tour:

  • SoHo’s Cast Iron District
  • Haughwout Building
  • Heath Ledger’s Apartment Building
  • Little Italy
  • Lombardi’s Pizza
  • Canal and Mott Streets
  • Former Five Points District (Gangs of NY)
  • Film and TV locations, including Ghost, Sex in the City and Men in Black
  • and much more!

See photos of the tour on our Facebook page.

Tour information

Reservations: REQUIRED. Click here to reserve. Groups of 5 or more should visit our groups page.

Where: Tour departs from the southwest corner of Spring St. and 6th Ave, just across from the Spring Street subway station. Please use our Google map for directions to the tour starting point.

Duration: Approximately 2 hours.  Approximately 1.5 miles (2k) in distance.

When: @9:45am and @2pm daily through January 6th. Additional tour times may be added. View our full tour Calendar.  We do add  days and times when demand requires, so please check our booking calendar.

This tour is also part of the All-in-One Downtown and Lower Manhattan, SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Tours.

Cost: This tour is free to take, and you get to decide what, if anything, the tour was worth when it’s done.  A name-your-own-price tour is a tour for every budget.

Save more money with a tourist discount pass and our Guide to NYC on a Budget.

Language: Tour is in English.