New York East Village Iconic Movie Locations

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With its hip venues, bars and cultural hotspots, it is no wonder that the Lower East Side of Manhattan has become the scene of some of the best stories in movie history. 

Follow clues, unlock challenges, and meet beloved characters as they unravel their adventures. 

But be careful! In this version of NYC, reality might become stranger than fiction…

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  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

  • Languages


  • Explore Manhattan’s Lower East Side like a true New Yorker.

  • Visit some of the most iconic locations featured in cinema classics or contemporary TV shows, including the diner where the famous line “I’ll have what she’s having” was enacted.

  • Get a true flavor of the New York lifestyle and grab a bite in some of the city’s most iconic food hotspots.

  • Find out about the neighborhood’s rebel, rowdy history, and its role in the development of the NY art scene.


You are a young screenwriter, confident that the screenplay you’ve just finished will be the world’s next big hit. You’ve already sent a copy to a talent agency, but you want to hand it to other talent scouts in NY. 

You’re on your way to an Oscar, you know it! What you don’t know is that, as you become entangled in the labyrinths of your plot twists, you’ll find yourself trapped. Will you be able to find your way out of your own land of imagination? 

Right this way! Your story begins…

Experience's route

Starting point Joe's Pub - The Public Theater
425 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10003, USA
Finish point 153 E 3rd St
153 E 3rd St, New York, NY 10009, USA

Places you will visit


It will take you

-7-23 mins

You will walk

4070 steps

Total distance

3.1 km

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Yudelkys Vargas

24 Feb 2024

Pollyanna Hi

16 Aug 2023
Nice, took about two and a half hours, some of the hints and instructions are not understood. It was nice to get to know a neighborhood we hadn't been to. Nice that you can do it at any hour.

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