Harlem is located in the northern part of Manhattan. The district was originally Dutch and was formerly called New Harlem. Nowadays the neighbourhood is also called Spanish Harlem, because there are many African-Americans and people from the Caribbean.
Don’t be immediately put off by the outdated stamp of “ghetto” and unsafe Harlem, but go and discover this multicultural neighbourhood yourself. Harlem is on the move! If you doubt about safety then you can also book a food tour for a safer feeling that you are with a group.
This is the place to eat fantastic fantastic food and enjoy shopping. Are you looking for something special, then you’ve come to the right place in one of the special stores. In this Harlem Neighbourhood Guide we have already collected some tips for you.
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