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 @ $195 each
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Downtown Tour + Manhattan Helicopters - The Deluxe
Adult:   $200   Child:   $200     Web special: Adult: $195 Child: $195
Hop-on, Hop-off double-decker tickets valid for 24 hours from the time you arrive in NYC and exchange your confirmation voucher for a boarding ticket.

The three most visited sites in New York City are all located in the area referred to in local terms as “downtown”.

That world famous trio includes the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and the site of the World Trade Center – “Ground Zero” where the city and the nation’s heart was broken on September 11, 2001. Your City Sights hop-on/hop-off double decker tour bus has stops offering convenient access to these must see locations and attractions.

Narrated by licensed New York City tour guides passengers will hear about the neighborhoods, sites and attractions made famous in song, story, film and television. Hop off and explore the legendary artists and writers’ quarter, Greenwich Village or have authentic Italian or Chinese cuisine in Little Italy or Chinatown or see the neighborhood that was the first home to wave after wave of immigrants making this diverse city truly the World’s Capitol.

View the most famous neighborhoods, attractions and places of interest: Times Square, Madison Square Garden, Macy's, Empire State Building, SoHo, Chinatown, Little Italy, Site of the World Trade Center, Wall Street, Financial District, Battery Park South Street Seaport, Lower East Side, United Nations, Rockefeller Center, Carnegie Hall, Broadway Theatre District and much more.

Downtown Tour Now Offered in 11 Languages!

Now, CitySights NY is giving you even more flexibility in enjoying our tours by offering multilingual audio tracks in 11 different languages on all of our popular hop on/hop off bus tours. You can experience the journey in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Russian and Hebrew.

Tour Length
24 hrs

Departure Location
Please read each tour below for location.

Departure Time
Please read each tour below for times.
Downtown Tour Plus
Get on and go places! If you want to hit the most-visited spots in New York City, this is the one: CitySights NY’s Downtown Tour. You’ll get easy access to the most popular sites in town: the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building and “Ground Zero,” where the World Trade Center once stood and where a stunning new skyscraper soars today. Narrated by licensed NYC tour guides who know the city inside and out, this hop on/hop off excursion on a double-decker bus takes you through Greenwich Village, Little Italy, Chinatown, Wall Street and the Financial District, Battery Park City, South Street Seaport, the Lower East Side, along with Rockefeller Center, the United Nations building, Carnegie Hall, the Broadway theater district and more. Along the way, you’ll have the chance to explore the streets, comb the shops and enjoy a vast array of authentic cuisines. Savor dim sum. Smell the fresh-baked bread baking on Mulberry Street. And experience it all by booking your tour today.

Tour Length
2.5 Hours

Departure Location
Citysights NY Visitor Center (in  lobby of Madame Tussauds)

234 W.42nd st. Times Square and 8th Avenue between 49th and 50th Streets.

Departure Time
Frequent departures from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Manhattan Helicopters : Deluxe Manhattan Tour

An exciting and comprehensive tour of New York City with breathtaking views and excellent photo opportunities! The Deluxe Tour will treat you to the best views of New York City including the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building and Central park. Passengers will also enjoy a flight over historic Uptown Manhattan (Columbia University & Harlem) and The Bronx (Yankee Stadium).

Sights you'll see:

  • Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island & Governors Island
  • 9/11 Memorial/Freedom Tower & Battery Park
  • Empire State Building
  • Madison Square Garden
  • Chrysler Building
  • Times Square
  • Central Park
  • Intrepid
  • Harlem
  • Columbia University
  • Yankee Stadium
  • George Washington Bridge
  • and more!
  • ADDITIONAL $30.00 per person Heliport fee payable prior to boarding
  • Bags and personal items are not allowed onboard (cameras only)
  • Weight limit 350 lbs per passenger (all passengers are subject to a weight check prior to boarding)
  • Seating in the helicopter is based on weight and balance
  • Valid Government photo ID required for check-in
  • Tour durations may vary based on flight routing and weather conditions
  • Manhattan Helicopters reserves the right to amend the flight route without notice (flights will be altered during Yankee home games)
  • Minimum of four (4) passengers per flight
  • Prices are subject to change without notice
  • Management reserves the right to refuse boarding to a passenger or to upgrade passengers at anytime
  • Passengers are subject to metal detector screenings prior to entering the Heliport
  • No refunds
  • No exceptions

Tour Length
Approx 20 Minutes

Departure Location
Pier 6 East River between South Street Seaport and Staten Island Ferry

Departure Time
Monday through Saturday
09:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

09:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Important: Stops may change at any time without notice due to emergency situations, street closures and or police activities beyond the jurisdiction of CitySights NY.

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Downtown Tour Stops
1. Times Square- Broadway between 50th & 5st St.
Theater District: 50th St. and 8th Ave.
Marriot Marquis: 46th Street and Broadway
2. Carnegie Hall - 7th ave between 56th & 57th streets.

Winter Garden - 50th street & 7th ave.


Champs: 7th Avenue between 41st and 42nd St.


Macy's 34th st between 7th & 8th ave

6. Empire State Building- 34th st between 5th & 6th ave 
7. Flatiron District: 5th Ave. between 22nd St. and 23rd St.
8. Union Square / Ladies Mile: 14th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues
9. SoHo: Broadway between Spring and Broome Street 
10. Chinatown / Little Italy: Broadway between Lispenard and Walker Streets 
11. Site of the World Trade Center/St Paul's Chapel: Broadway between Vesey and Fulton Streets 
12. Battery Park/Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Ferry: Whitehall between Bridge and Pearl Streets Exchange (CitySights NY Statue of Liberty ferry vouchers here, transfer for Brooklyn Tour) 
13. South Street Seaport: South and Fulton Streets 
14. Lower East Side/Chinatown: Pike Street between Madison and Henry Streets 
15. Lower East Side: Allen Street between Grand and Broome Streets 
16. East Village: 1st Avenue between St Marks Place and 9th Street 
17. Kip's Bay: 1st Avenue between 34th and 35th Streets 
18. United Nations: 1st Avenue between 44th and 45th Streets 
19. Waldorf Astoria Hotel: 49th Street between Lexington and Park Ave
20. Rockefeller Center: 49th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues

Important Downtown Tour sites you will see:

  • World Wide Plaza (site of Madison Square Garden # 3)
  • Gershwin Theater
  • Jerry Orbach Way
  • Studio 54
  • "Soup Nazi" location
  • Hearst Magazines Building
  • Newsweek Building (former GM Building)
  • Fisk Building
  • Art Students League
  • Carnegie Hall
  • Trattoria dell Arte
  • Park Central Hotel
  • Carnegie Delicatessen
  • Stage Delicatessen
  • NYC & Company Visitors Information Center
  • Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers
  • AXA Equitable Center
  • Roy Lichtenstein's Mural with Blue Brushstroke
  • Winter Garden Theater
  • Duffy Square
  • TKTS Discount Theater tickets kiosk
  • Statue of Lt. Col. Father Francis Patrick Duffy
  • Statue of George M Cohan
  • Times Square Alliance (B.I.D.) Visitor Information Center
  • Marriott Marquis Hotel
  • Marquis Theater
  • Bertelsmann Building
  • Planet Hollywood
  • MTV Studios
  • Toys R US (World's largest Toys R Us with 60' (18 meters) Ferris Wheel)
  • ABC Good Morning America Studios
  • Hard Rock Cafe
  • One Times Square Building
  • NASDAQ Market Site
  • Thomson/Reuters Building
  • New Amsterdam Theater
  • Nederlander Theater
  • Parsons School of Design Fashion Division
  • The Garment Worker Statue by Judith Weller
  • Fashion Industry Information Kiosk
  • Fashion Industry Walk of Fame
  • Macy’s
  • Hotel Pennsylvania
  • Madison Square Garden
  • James A Farley General Post Office
  • Hotel New Yorker
  • Herald Square
  • Empire State Building
  • “Little Korea” or Koreatown
  • Marble Collegiate Church
  • "Little Church Around the Corner" (Church of the Transfiguration)
  • Museum of Sex
  • Madison Square
  • 51 Madison Avenue (New York Life Insurance Co. Building)
  • McGraw Hill Building
  • Barclays Capital Building (former Lehman Brothers facility)
  • 41 Madison Avenue - site of Jerome Mansion
  • General William Jenkins Worth Cenotaph (Obelisk)
  • Madison Square Park Metropolitan Life Insurance Tower
  • Statue of William Seward
  • Flatiron Building
  • Ladies Mile District
  • Union Square Park
  • Former location of Macy's
  • Salvation Army Headquarters
  • O’Toole Building of St. Vincent’s Hospital
  • St. Vincent's Hospital
  • "Tiles For America" September 11, 2001 Tribute
  • Village Vanguard
  • Christopher Park
  • Gay Liberation Sculpture Grouping
  • John's Pizzeria
  • Faicco Sausages
  • Our Lady of Pompeii Church & School
  • Father Demo Square
  • Winston Spencer Churchill Square
  • Little Red Schoolhouse
  • Kenny’s Castaways
  • Bitter End
  • La Tete de Sylvette Sculpture- Pablo Picasso & Carl Nesjar
  • University (Silver) Towers- IM Pei
  • Bayard-Condict Building
  • Cable Building
  • The Wall by Forrest Meyers
  • Prada Store
  • Bloomingdales SoHo
  • Haughwout Building
  • International Culinary Academy/L'Ecole Restaurant
  • Jacob K Javits Federal Office Building
  • Ted Weiss GSA Federal Office Building
  • African Burial Ground
  • Sun Building
  • Broadway-Chambers Building
  • New York Municipal Building
  • "Tweed" Courthouse/New York City Department of Education Headquarters
  • City Hall
  • City Hall Park
  • The Woolworth Building
  • St. Paul's Chapel
  • 195 Broadway
  • One Liberty Plaza
  • Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • Red Cube by Isamu Noguchi
  • Brown Brothers Harriman Building
  • Joie de Vivre by Marc de Suvero
  • Chase Manhattan Plaza
  • 4 Trees Group by Jean Dubuffet
  • 120 Broadway - Equitable Building
  • Trinity Churchyard
  • Trinity Church
  • St. Paul’s Chapel Sycamore root ball
  • Brill Building
  • Colony Music
  • Ambassador Theater
  • Eugene O'Neill Theater
  • St Malachy's Roman Catholic Church
  • Wall Street
  • One Wall Street - Bank of New York Building
  • Financial District Bull by Arturo di Modica
  • 26 Broadway - former Standard Oil Headquarters
  • The Bowling Green (park)
  • Alexander Hamilton Customs House/ Smithsonian Institution Museum of the American Indian
  • 39 Whitehall Street
  • Staten Island Ferry Terminal
  • Fraunces Tavern
  • New York Vietnam War Memorial
  • British- American Friendship Square (Hanover Square)
  • Police Museum
  • South Street Seaport & Museum
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Manhattan Bridge
  • Daily Forward Building
  • Tenement Museum
  • Kehila Kedosha Janina Synagogue
  • Williamsburg Bridge
  • Katz’s Deli
  • Red Square Apartments
  • Little India
  • St. Mark's Place
  • Stuyvesant Town
  • Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Dvorak Place
  • Peter Cooper Village
  • Veterans Administration Hospital
  • Bellevue Hospital
  • NYU Medical Center
  • Peoples Republic of China UN Mission
  • St. Vartan Armenian Apostolic Cathedral
  • Corinthian Condominiums
  • Queens Midtown Tunnel
  • Tudor City
  • United Nations – including:
  • Security Council Library
  • Secretariat Building
  • Single Form sculpture by Barbara Hepworth
  • General Assembly Building
  • UN Church Center
  • United Nations Plaza/Millennium Plaza Hotel
  • Pomodoro Sphere
  • Raoul Wallenberg Memorial
  • Dag Hammarskjold Plaza
  • Trump World Tower
  • UN Plaza Apartments
  • Federal Republic of Germany UN Mission
  • Beekman Tower Hotel
  • Turtle Bay Gardens – including former home of the late Katherine Hepburn and home of composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim
  • Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse
  • Marriott East Hotel
  • Waldorf-Astoria Hotel
  • Grand Central/Helmsley Building
  • Met Life (former Pan AM) Building
  • New York Magazine Building (444 Madison Avenue)
  • American Girl Place
  • Saks Fifth Avenue
  • La Maison Française at Rockefeller Center
  • Rockefeller Center Ice Skating Rink
  • Prometheus Statue by Paul Manship
  • 30 Rockefeller Plaza – GE Building (formerly RCA)
  • NBC Experience Store and NBC Studio tour entrance
  • Today Show Studio
  • Top of the Rock Observatory ticket booth
  • Rockefeller Plaza
  • Christies Auction Gallery
  • Radio City Music Hall