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Things to Do in Harlem, New York

Prachi Dharap Jul 20, 2019
A Manhattan borough was originally named after the Dutch city 'Haarlem'. It was the place for the African-American artist led movement called the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s.

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Take the double-decked George Washington Bridge suspended over the Hudson river, for some amazing city views.
Spend some quiet time at the Harlem Meer in the Central Park.

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Attend a jazz, soul or blues music concert at the legendary Apollo Theater.
Stroll through the Strivers' Row which was the home to artists during the Harlem Renaissance.
Attend a Gospel mass in the Harlem to experience some of the best gospel music by the choir.
Worship at the historic Gothic and Neo-Gothic style Abyssinian Baptist Church. The Church played an important role during the Harlem Renaissance.

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Swank at the 'Hotel Theresa' - a true Harlem gem, which holds a special place in the African-American history.

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Listen to live music or watch some comedy at the amphitheater in the Marcus Garvey Park.

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See the Civil War artifacts at the General Grant National Memorial.