Hey ho, let's go…discover the legacy of The Ramones in NYC’s East Village. Immerse yourself in the history and culture of the local punk rock scene of the 70-90s. See highlights such as the former Max’s Kansas City and CBGB.

  • Explore NYC’s punk rock scene with a 5-Stars Private Guide
  • See sites associated with the legendary band Ramones
  • Visit the former locations of the iconic Max’s Kansas City and CBGB
  • Learn about the history and culture of NYC’s punk
  • Enjoy a special tour itinerary tailored to your interests

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  • 2 Hours
  • Private TourExclusive only for you
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  • Live GuideEnglish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Polish
  • Walking tour
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Follow the path of punk rock pioneers, The Ramones, in NYC’s East Village. Embark on a journey through 20 years of the band’s music and see places where they lived and performed. Follow our excellent Music-Expert Guide and learn about the underground punk acts of the 70s-90s.

The first stop of the 2-hour tour will be the former location of Max’s Kansas CIty, a historic music venue that hosted amazing artists such as David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Alice Cooper, The Velvet Underground, and The Ramones. Your Private Guide will entertain you with interesting facts and anecdotes about the band’s early days and growth to fame. You will see Johnny Ramone’s East Village apartment and Joey Ramone Place.

The next stop will be Arturo Vega’s Loft, which would become a crash pad for Joey and Dee Dee. The guide will share some interesting stories about Vega, a Mexican-born graphic designer who is said to have a huge impact on the band’s visuals. The former CBGB club is only a few steps away. See the place that served as the launching pad for The Ramones, The Misfits, and the Dead Boys. Immerse yourself in the history and culture of NYC’s punk!

  • The Ramone-themed Private Walking Tour of NYC’s East Village
  • 5-Stars Guide with Official NYC License speaking fluently in your chosen language
  • Facts and anecdotes about the band Ramones
  • Lots of information about NYC’s punk rock scene of the 70s-90s
  • Tips about the best restaurants, clubs and bars in East Village

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Meeting point

In front of The National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park S, New York, NY 10003, United States Open in Google Maps

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