Today Manhattan’s West Village is best known for trendy cafes and restaurants on every corner, for the glorious brownstones that line the streets and as a home for many celebrities. Beneath this shiny exterior lies an independent underground world that you’ll explore on the Greenwich Village tour- welcome to a realm of outlandish secrets, ghosts and ghouls!
For a city of 8 million people, it’s no wonder it’s also littered with debauchery and haunted by the sordid events of the past. On this guided walking tour you’ll visit the infamous “House of Death” where 22 of Manhattan’s elite met their deaths on a fateful night. The location is said to be one of the most haunted sites in the city, as all 22 souls still roam the House of Death. Next up you’ll make your way past to the brownstone where Edgar Allen Poe created two of his tragic masterpieces.
You’ll also explore a prohibition era speakeasy and brothel that is said to be home to the excitable spirits of the women who worked their. Next up your guide will lead you to a burial site from the American Revolution where over 15,000 men and women were laid to rest. Some say their howls still travel around in the West Village wind.
This 90 minute West Village Haunted walking tour is the perfect way to start off an exciting Saturday night! Explore the West Village’s outlandish past, uncovering gluttonous scandals and unexpected secret, guaranteed to give you the chills!