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New York City Underworld Tour

New York City Underworld Tour

Duration:2 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

There is no such thing as the Mafia! You may have heard that's something gangsters say, but it's actually a true statement. Call it the mob, the mafia, Cosa Nostra, it all started here in NYC. Well, at least the American counterpart to the Sicilian mafia had its origins and HQ here in New York through the 20th Century. Let NYC Gangster Tours guides take you through Little Italy and Chinatown to…
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What we’ll do

We'll walk through the old neighborhoods where fellas like Salvatore Lucania (aka Charley Luciano), Meyer Lansky, Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegal, Bill "the Butcher" Poole, Monk Eastman and many other characters plied their illicit trades. We'll talk with some of the locals who remember when the Dons walked the streets of Little Italy. We will sample some of the neighborhoods street snacks in Chinatown…

What else you should know

Light rain won't slow us down, we go out rain or shine. Unless it's truly severe!

What to bring

Bring water and good walking shoes

Where you'll be

We'll start by talking about the "Gangs of New York" at our meeting place which also happens to be what was once the notorious 5 Points neighborhood of 19th Century New York. You'd never know to view the area currently that it was the most dangerous neighborhood in NYC through the 19th Century, America's first slum. And previous to that it was a lovely body of water! We'll walk through Chinatown and Little Italy and reveal their secrets as well!

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 15 and up can attend.

More tips

Light rain won't slow us down, we go out rain or shine. Unless it's truly severe!

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

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New York City Underworld Tour
New experience
$54/person
New experience
$54/person