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Brooklyn Bridge

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Opened in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge provides passage between Brooklyn and Manhattan for motorists, trains, bicycles and pedestrians. One of the primary symbols of New York City, it is a marvel of design and provides spectacular views of the city's...more
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Reviewed today

A long walk with lots of views to see along the way. Lots of seating along the bridge if you want a rest

Thank joyceroyle01
Reviewed today

This is a must-do when visiting NYC. Try and visit in quiet times eg non-weekends and walk from Brooklyn back across in to Manhattan, it's the best view for sure - you'll be sorry if you don't ! For the good of everyone, stay out...More

Thank DidierUK
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Nice bridge and great views of the other side of the city. Worth going for a walk along the seafront where the ferry stops too. Brooklyn heights cannot be accessed at this moment from the seafront due to repair works. You can even see Liberty...More

Thank groovybaby1
Reviewed today via mobile

Walked from Manhattan to Brooklyn. Really enjoyed it bit busy and the bikes get really annoyed of you get into thier lane but it is so busy you can't avoid it. We had a lovely autumn day and views are stunning. I'd say better than...More

Thank Lambpie1
Reviewed today

This is the second time I have walked the Brooklyn Bridge and this time was so enjoyable. Last time was the middle of summer, it was hot and the bridge was packed with people out for the walk. This time as you will see from...More

Thank Rob W
Reviewed today

Brooklyn Bridge gives you an ideal NYC experience and includes both the Manhattan and Brooklyn boroughs. If you start at the Brooklyn side you have DUMBO to explore as well! Food, park, views, carousel, all kinds of things to do. As you cross the bridge...More

Thank KelleyTravels
Reviewed today

Walked over the bridge - so did 1,000s other tourists. Very busy. Poor cyclists have hard time, would advise people to walk if visiting or go really early if cycling the bridge. Great walk around Brooklyn and good views of Manhatten from Brooklyn.

Thank DD112014
Reviewed yesterday

It's a busy and noisy walk across the bridge but worthwhile. The views you get of the Manhattan skyline are superb (both at night and during the day) Oh - and the bridge itself is quite a structure...

Thank Wanderer61855518577
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Starting at City Hall you begin your walk onto this iconic bridge. It is a busy commute across with separate lanes for walking and cycling. The stunning views of downtown Manhattan are just brilliant. Fantastic photo ops and you feel part of a film set...More

Thank BobPaterson555
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent attraction, t's a great experience to walk both ways, we did in direction to Dumbo, The view from the bridge of the skyline is spectacular, and the view of Manhattan

Thank Erin M
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At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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Ray W
20 August 2018|
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Response from BrummieWelsh | Reviewed this property |
We did the same thing! We were stopping in Times Square too! Clarke Street was the subway stop we went to in Brooklyn - the bridge is signposted from the station. I think it took about 1.5 hours to walk back... More
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Ray W
20 August 2018|
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Response from Mordenboy | Reviewed this property |
Follow the directions provided by other travellers but do make time for Dumbo. I really enjoyed the area and the river view is awesome!!
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ErinHoughton
18 June 2018|
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Response from Wizardoz1944 | Reviewed this property |
We are two people in our mid 70's and did this walk with ease. We did this on a weekend and it was busy, but whenever it got busy we just stopped and took in the views.
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