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New York City’s energy and pace help define modern American life like nowhere else.

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5/5 Addicted to Sandemans!
Another awesome tour, Caetano lead it and definitely kept the Sandemans standard. Where do they get these guides! Highly recommended :)
TripAdvisor, June 2016
5/5 Downtown Manhattan
"Raul is the best tourist guide we had in New York. He is very kind and highly professional. His advices were so useful for us."
European Students Review May 2005

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“Brilliant."
The Guardian, 2016
"Some of the best walking tours we enjoyed during our travels were free walking tours from SANDEMANs."
Buzzfeed, 2016
"SANDEMANs offers fantastic free walking tours…. This is a great option for travelers on a budget and often offers some of the best guides I’ve had."
Huffington Post, 2016

Home of the American Dream

Few cities set hearts collectively racing like the Big Apple. The epitome of the American Dream, combined with the hustle and bustle of a true world city; it's not hard to see why New York is so often the backdrop of movies, music and books. It's easy to get lost in this impressive concrete jungle, so let us show you the city that never sleeps through the eyes of New York's best local tour guides.

Discover the many faces of New York with a passionate local guide

As the original FREE Tour company, we'll show you many of New York's top attractions with our Downtown walking tour, including Broadway, Wall Street, the 9/11 Memorial and Battery Park, with views to the Statue of Liberty.

After you've got the overview with the free walking tour, delve deeper with us on our other great Manhattan walking tours! Get the ultimate Times Square guide with our Midtown Tour, bringing this top area to life. New York's best landmarks feature in this tour, not only with Times Square, but with the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, New York Public Library, Chrysler Building and much more.

Need an escape to nature? Our Very Best of Central Park walking tour is the ultimate Central Park guide, taking you to must-see famous sites like the John Lennon tribute Strawberry Fields, as well as some hidden gems you won't find yourself. Click this link to see some of the animals you might even find on our Central Park tour!

Original FREE Tour, every day of the year

Rain or shine, all of our tours run as scheduled. Book your place online to guarantee your spot! We believe in supporting local communities and are committed to giving a voice to New York's best local freelance tour guides, who passionately share the city’s history and culture with their own unique and always-entertaining style. These guides conduct the FREE Tour on a tips-only basis, thereby guaranteeing that you receive a tour of the highest quality. They'll never pressure you to tip; we believe that, if money is given, it should be voluntary and in direct proportion to the quality of the tour and the budget of the traveler.
Participation in tours promoted by SANDEMANs NEW Europe is strictly on a voluntary basis. Neither SANDEMANs NEW Europe, nor the self-employed freelance guides who are the providers of the tours promoted by SANDEMANs NEW Europe, will be held responsible in any way for injuries to body or property incurred during tours. The tour guides reserve the right to deny participation in any tour, to any person, for any reason. Thank you for your understanding.

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