Recent Searches
Clear

We’re committed to helping you feel confident as you get back out there. Check out our flexible cancellation policies and learn what steps operators are taking to keep you safe. As conditions evolve, check local regulations for the latest information.

Read More

Superheroes in New York Walking Tour

|
New York, United States

Select Date and Travelers

Number of travelers
0 Infants1 Infant2 Infants3 Infants4 Infants5 Infants6 Infants7 Infants8 Infants9 Infants10 Infants11 Infants12 Infants13 Infants14 Infants15 Infants0 Children1 Child2 Children3 Children4 Children5 Children6 Children7 Children8 Children9 Children10 Children11 Children12 Children13 Children14 Children15 Children2 Adults3 Adults4 Adults5 Adults6 Adults7 Adults8 Adults9 Adults10 Adults11 Adults12 Adults13 Adults14 Adults15 Adults
Free Cancellation
up to 24 hours in advance
Loading available options...


icon2 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
More questions?
(888) 651-9785

Overview

No city is the setting for superhero stories more often than New York, and with this walking tour, you can explore its most famous superhero movie and comic book sites and visit the locations where artists and writers developed some of your favorite characters. Whether you’re into Batman or Superman, Daredevil or Iron Man, you can heed the call for justice during this deep dive into the superhero universe.
  • Explore the comic book and superhero history of New York City
  • Discover famous hangouts of Superman, the Green Goblin, and Tony Stark
  • Learn about the history of NYC's comic industry along Publishers' Row
  • See filming locations for TV shows like 'Gotham' and Netflix's 'Daredevil'
Meet up with your guide at the United Nations in the afternoon, beginning the two-hour tour with a stroll down 42nd Street. Check out the apartment of the Green Goblin, and take a trip past the Daily News Building, used as a filming location in the original ‘Superman’ film starring Christopher Reeve.

You’ll then get a ‘behind-the-scenes’ look at a bar known as a famous hangout for New York’s comic artists. Also along 42nd Street are the Chrysler Building and Grand Central Terminal (with ‘Stark Tower’ looming nearby).

Continue along Park Avenue, stopping to explore the historic heart of ‘Publishers’ Row,’ birthplace of some of the world’s most famous comics. You’ll see the location of the offices of Will Eisner and Bob Kane, and then see filming locations used in TV shows like ‘Gotham’ and ‘Daredevil.’

Throughout the trip, you’ll hear plenty of fascinating stories and insights into comic book history from your guide, including details about how Kryptonite was created, where Batman was saved from cancellation, and the location of keepsake left behind for NYC by The Avengers.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
United Nations Headquarters
Seat of the UN
Stop At:  
Daily News Building
The building that "played" the Daily Planet in the Superman movies
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Chrysler Building
Iconic NYC skyscraper
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Grand Central Terminal
World's busiest train station
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Superheroes in New York Walking Tour?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Superheroes in New York Walking Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Superheroes in New York Walking Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
See all safety measures taken by Superheroes in New York Walking Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Superheroes in New York Walking Tour?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Superheroes in New York Walking Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Superheroes in New York Walking Tour?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Superheroes in New York Walking Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Superheroes in New York Walking Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Superheroes in New York Walking Tour.

Reviews

5.0
star-5
265 Reviews
5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star
Reviews by Viator travelers
star-5
Fun, new way to see the city
Elizabeth_F
, Mar 2020
The tour guide was engaging and super fun. She kept it fun and interesting. I would recommend this tour to ANYONE with any fandom at all :)
star-5
Superhero tour
Eliot_C
, Feb 2020
Brilliant. Sam was our guide. Learnt some fascinating stuff I never knew. My son James and I really enjoyed it.
star-3
An ok tour.
Teddycame2
, Oct 2019
The tour was fine, quite a large group and perhaps not as many sights as we thought / hoped might be included. The guide RJ was fine, some good stories.
star-5
Fantastically fun!
veronneaul
, Aug 2018
What a great way to see NYC through the eyes of our enthusiastic teen. Our guide Patrick knows his stuff inside out, answered all questions expertly and was so much fun to just hang with. I love to get the stories behind the stories and that was a great family friendly way to do it. I highly recommend.
star-5
Hannah was very fun and energetic...
Ellie T
, Oct 2017
Hannah was very fun and energetic! She was well prepared with a notebook full of images to parallel the places that she was showing us. She answered all questions that my son had, with enthusiasm and an obvious knowledge and love for the topic. Thank you Hannah for giving us a very memorable tour.
star-5
This was a really fun tour for...
Darla G
, Sep 2017
This was a really fun tour for superhero location sightings as well as little known facts about the history of the comics. Hannah was a great guide and really knew her stuff! We had a great time and will definitely recommend to our friends who love comics!
star-1
Langweilig
pluescher19
, Oct 2019
Die Tour war sehr langweilig und langatmig. Wir haben die Tour nach einer Stunde verlassen. Wir haben bis dahin 3 Häuser von aussen betrachtet. War weder spannend noch haben wir irgendetwas mit Superhelden gesehen. Der Tourführer hatte uns Comicbilder aus einem Buch gezeigt. Sehr Fragwürdig, und nicht empfehlenswert.

Product code: 31003P22

Explore Similar Things to Do