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Cowboys and Cookies - The High Line Park

The High Line Park is a fascinating walk that soars above the hectic streets of New York, an island of greenery among the concrete jungle. On this one of a kind tour you will learn the many fun facts related to this part of town's history while enjoying the breath-taking views of the city form this privileged vantage point. LEARN ABOUT: * Urban cowboys in the early 20th century * The invention of the famous Oreo cookie * The intended docking spot for the Titanic Begin this enlightening stroll with a walkthrough of the now highly trendy meatpacking district, which includes the renowned Collier Publishing building. Wander along the park's gorgeous 2.3 kilometres, built on an elongated section of the former elevated freight railroad spur. Thanks to your friendly and knowledgeable guides, you will learn a lot more than just the history and development of the High Line; they will also point out the wonderful plant life that grows on the trail, the commissioned artwork that beautify it and, of course, the prominent architecture that surrounds it. Some of the fun facts you will learn include the presence of urban cowboys in this part of town in the early 1900's, or the fact that the Oreo cookie was invited right here. You will even see the eerie Pier 59, the intended docking spot for the Titanic. All in all it is bound to be a memorable day filled with fun facts and stunning scenes. The High Line Park is a fascinating walk that soars above the hectic streets of New York, an island of greenery among the concrete jungle. On this one of a kind tour you will learn the many fun facts related to this part of town's history while enjoying the breath-taking views of the city form this privileged vantage point. LEARN ABOUT: * Urban cowboys in the early 20th century * The invention of the famous Oreo cookie * The intended docking spot for the Titanic Begin this enlightening stroll with a walkthrough of the now hi Meeting/pick-up point: “The Diner” 44 Ninth Avenue, Corner of 14th Street and Ninth Avenue. Duration: Approximately two hours. Start/opening time:At 10am, please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the tour start time. Languages: English.