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Richard Soden, OD

As a licensed New York City Tour Guide, I'm here to introduce you to the sights, sounds, and the incredible experiences that await you on your travels. In addition I'm also a Docent at the Museum at Eldridge Street, a tour guide for Untapped New York, and a Big- Apple Greeter.


Explore the tour packages and get in touch if you have any questions.

A little background ...

I'm a Clinical Professor at SUNY College of Optometry in mid-town Manhattan where I have spent much of my career seeing patients and teaching. As a long-time resident of New York City and a history buff, I have always had a desire to share my experiences with other residents of this great city and tourists a like.

Additional Information:

  • Conduct and develop group tours based on individual interests and needs

  • Trained other docents

  • Oriented numerous visitors to New York City

  • Showed visitors different points of interest and answered any and all questions to the best of my ability

  • Conducted group tours to neighborhoods and specific historical buildings

  • Research places to gather information about attractions, points of interest, history, and other important facts 

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