History of Lower Manhattan: Discovering New York City's Dutch Origins

Audio tour
Duration: About 1 hour 30 minutes
In English language


  • Catch up with New York City's aspiring Dutch past that ensured its bright American future
  • Follow your private in-app audio tour and travel back in time to the period of New Amsterdam
  • Find out how much it cost to purchase Manhattan Island from the Native Americans
  • Solve the puzzles of the Manhattan's financial district streets' names rooted in the Dutch era
  • Learn how beavers sparked the Dutch’s decision to establish a colony in North America

What’s included

  • Downloadable multimedia audio tour on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route with step-by-step navigation from one stop to another

What’s not included

  • Earphones — you should use your own


Welcome to New York City, founded by the Dutch colonists in 1625 as New Amsterdam. With its rustic windmill, it once took just a few blocks of today's city, from Battery Park to Wall Street, and left a legacy of street patterns and place names that is insightful to embrace. You...
$15per tour
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Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Battery Park
The Battery, Manhattan
Cortlandt Street
Cortlandt Street, Manhattan
Meet izi.TRAVEL, author of the tour
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