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Harlem, New York City

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. Use our New York City trip maker site to arrange your visit to Harlem and other attractions in New York City.
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  • We went to a mass gospel on Sunday, then walked and ate at one of the many restaurants, I recommend the visit
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  • The trip to NYC we chose this neighborhood x follow a mass. We didn't choose one of several designated churches but a local, very kind and who spoke in Italian offered a list of the churches and timetables. It was a beautiful experience. Us tourists were few but with a stage to ourselves. The mass was focused on some residents of the community very active x the social good. As of rite at the end we were all greeted with a handshake and a thank you x the participation. It was worth it, very interesting.
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  • Harlem, North of Central Park is a place where you can also fine shopping. Well served by public transport (metro). Here you will find the famous Apollo Theatre.
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