Soundwalk Tours are audio files that feature narratives from experts in various neighborhoods as well as street recordings and music. These combine to make a unique walking tour experience. ¬†And they’re inexpensive – you can purchase the Soundwalk Tours audio files for just $1 each.

There are tours for Chinatown, Ground Zero, Little Italy, Lower East Side, Meat Packing, Times Square, Wall Street, and Bryant Park in Manhattan, plus additional tours for Brooklyn and the Bronx.

Visit the Soundwalk website to learn more about the tours.

Other NYC audio tours worth looking into include an Upper East Side Audio Walking Tour that you can download from The New York Times, and the Urban Wonderer app for the iphone.

See a list of free audio walking tours (plus other budget-friendly advice) at NYC Style and a little Cannoli.