Who We Are

We are Jonathan and Nathan, two New York City tour guides with years of experience and nearly a thousand 5-star reviews between us. We started Metropolis Tours because we believed we could elevate the walking tour experience for visitors to this city we love. To us, tour guiding is an art form. Our work is deeply rooted in storytelling. The tours we have created bring people into the center of the adventure of the story of this metropolis.


What do you enjoy about being a tour guide?

I love sharing this city with travelers from all over the world. There’s a certain excitement in meeting people I would never encounter in any other way. They come on my tour and for those few hours become like family. 

It’s a true pleasure bringing people into the city ...

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What do you enjoy about being a tour guide?

I love to be able to share the history of the city and its neighborhoods. People walk through them everyday not knowing where all of it came from or where it began and I love to be able to share that with guests. Seeing their faces light up with excitement when entering ...

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Best Tour Ever!!!

If you are lucky enough to get Nathan Cann as your tour guide, count your blessings. He is WONDERFUL !!!!! Knowledgeable, professional, personable, patient and joyful are just a few of the adjectives that describe Nathan. He made every minute of the tour interesting so that it never got dull or dragged. When I asked my grandson what his favorite part of our trip to NYC was, he said he couldn't decide if it was seeing The Lion King or our tour with Nathan. Quite a compliment from a 13 year old. THANK YOU, NATHAN

- Mary H. Lindsey of Madison, ID