Ghosts of Greenwich Village Tours

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Ghosts of Greenwich Village Tours
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    This attraction requires advanced booking.

What you'll do

Discover Manhattan as you’ve never done before on this spooky walking tour, taking you around the city’s most iconic landmarks, marred by an eerie history.

Experience Ghosts of Greenwich Village Tours with The New York Pass®

  • Pay nothing at the gate – simply scan your digital pass.
  • Two-hour private walking tour.
  • See Washington Arch, The Murder House, Anne Charlotte Lynch House, and more. 

This two-hour walking experience will send a shiver of fear down your spine as you learn about the city’s frightening history and murky characters.



Greenwich Village is almost universally known for its spooky activity. During the 1700s, nearly 20,000 bodies were buried in a mass grave under Washington Square Park due to an outbreak of yellow fever that hit the whole of New York. Greenwich Village, New York tours will bring you up close to all the reported locations as you hear stories of lost children, celebrity ghosts, and park-dwelling phantoms.

View the famous English elm, Hanging Tree, situated in the northwest corner of Greenwich Village that’s known for its plethora of hangings during the 18th century. Visit the most haunted house in New York, as well as several hotspots that are known for their paranormal activity. For instance, The Cherry Lane Theatre, Washington Arch and Jefferson Market Library, The Murder House, Anne Charlotte Lynch’s House, and more.

Experience NYC Ghost Tours

Uncover New York City's spooky side with the enthralling NYC Ghost Tours. As darkness descends, you'll traverse the city's historic streets, hearing tales of eerie encounters and unexplained phenomena.

Our ghost tours in New York City offer a unique perspective on the Big Apple. You'll gain insights into long-forgotten lore, making your experience both enlightening and chilling. Experience the thrill, if you dare!

Ghost Tour in New York Highlights (Greenwich Village)

  • Explore New York City as you’ve never done before, with this two-hour guided tour, taking you around the city’s most haunted locations.
  • View iconic locations known for their supernatural occurrences, including Washington Arch, The Murder House, Anne Charlotte Lynch House, and more.
  • Learn about the city’s eerie past from spine-chilling tales. 

Greenwich Village facts

  • The ghost of Edgar Allan has been seen wandering the stairways of New York University’s Furman Hall, his old residence, which he occupied for eight months between 1844 and 1845.
  • The famed folktale, ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,’ takes place on the eastern shore of the Hudson River Valley, New York. The story follows Ichabod Crane, a local teacher who encounters the infamous ‘Headless Horseman on his way home one evening. Crane runs for his life, and the Horseman chases him into the night. The story goes that Crane’s horse returns without its rider who is said to have been ‘spirited away by supernatural means.’


Know before you go

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Booking required

This attraction requires advanced booking.

Getting in: the tour meets in front of the Waverly Diner on the corner of 6th Avenue and Waverly Place, outside The Waverly restaurant. Please arrive 10 minutes early to check-in and provide your pass for scanning. 

  • All children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 21.
  • Your guide will be holding a white flag with blue checks and the Top Dog Tours logo on it.
  • We suggest wearing comfortable shoes and dressing according to the season.
  • During the summer we suggest bringing water.


Take any of these subway routes to reach their ticket office:

  • R/W to 8th Street-NYU
  • D/F to W 4th Street
  • E to W 4th Street

Where you'll be

Operating hours

English tours: daily at 8PM
Spanish tours: Fridays at 7PM

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Free cancellation

Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated passes are eligible for a refund within 365 days of your purchase date.

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