The Alexander Hamilton Financial District Walking Tour takes you
through the founding of New York City.
With highlights that include Battery Park, Bowling Green, Fraunces Tavern,
Stone Street and Wall Street, explore New York City from its founding as a Dutch
settlement on the Hudson River to its rise as the world’s financial capital.
Your guide will bring NYC to life through the eyes of Alexander Hamilton, a
penniless immigrant who rose to become the nation’s first Secretary of the
As you walk by Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange, and the Federal
Reserve building you will discover all that went into the creation of our modern
financial system despite the many disagreements among some of our great founding
fathers. Your guide will also take you through the more recent history of lower
New York with stories of the Statue of Liberty, immigration at Ellis Island and
Castle Clinton, and the Cannon of Heroes. Your journey concludes at the site of
the World Trade Center.
Significant Attractions Include:
Statue of Liberty, Castle Clinton, and Ellis Island
Bowling Green Square
Wall Street and William Street
The Federal Reserve Building and Chase Manhattan Headquarters
The New York Stock Exchange and Federal Hall
Alexander Hamilton’s Grave
The Canyon of Heroes
City Hall and the Woolworth Building
The World Trade Center site
Tour Begins:1:00 P.M. & 4:00 P.M. daily
Meeting point for the tour is: "The Sphere" near Castle Clinton and the
entrance to Battery Park at the intersection of Battery Park Place and
Duration: 2 hours long.
Distance covered is roughly 1.5 miles.
PLEASE NOTE: The entrances to each of the above attractions are NOT included
in the price and will be payable locally.
Prices from £15.00 per adult £12.00 per child (0-12yrs)