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Harlem, New York City

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This historical New York neighborhood Harlem is most famous for the artistic achievements of its "Harlem Renaissance." Visit the many neighborhood landmarks listed on the National Register of Historic Places, see live music or show, or stop into a local restaurant or shop to experience a bit of the area's history and changing culture. Located in the northern part of the Manhattan borough, Harlem was originally a Dutch village. Over the years, it became predominantly African American. In the 1920s and 1930s, a period known as the "Harlem Renaissance," members of the neighborhood produced an abundance of artistic content, particularly music and writing. For Harlem and beyond, use our New York City trip builder to get the most from your New York City vacation.
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  • Not worth it at all! An ugly neighborhood, with no attractive tourist, dirty and far, I do not recommend it for anything
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  • Last year I was not able to visit Harlem ... this year instead of you ... the real America is there ... If you go to hear a mass ... you'll be fascinated ...
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  • As we love music, it made us very excited visit Harlem and attend any church that had some gospell choir service. Strolling through the streets (looking for those names like Martin Luther King or Malcolm X). Enjoy their barbeques or know the Apollo. Essential if you're going to NYC.
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