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Brooklyn Bridge Guided Walking Tour
"New York City began in lower Manhattan as the Dutch colony town of Nieuw Amsterdam in 1626. It grew from the Battery Park area a quarter-mile north to what is now Wall Street. Taken over by the British in 1664 New York then grew beyond ‘the wall’ northward eventually taking over the entire 17km (13 mile) island. The Olde New York Tour begins and ends in historic South Street Seaport once the hub of New York’s maritime trading empire. You will touch an artifact that was created at the start of the American Revolution. You’ll have a great view of the Statue of Liberty The Sphere – a sculpture that once graced the World Trade Center – and the New York Stock Exchange. This tour takes about two hours. (Note: the tour does not go into the National 9/11 Memorial.)"
From $26.00
 
Brooklyn Bridge Guided Bike Tour
"This 2-hour tour takes you up in the air above New York City! The entire New York Harbor will be visible including the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Staten Island the port of Brooklyn and several miles of the New Jersey coastline. Descend into Brooklyn seeing NYC’s Financial District from across the river followed by historic houses of Brooklyn Heights. You will return over the bridge
From $49.00
 
Private Guided Walking Tour of the Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO
"The Brooklyn Bridge was built by two great cities to link together without the forces of nature posing any sort of obstacle. The Eighth Wonder of the World the bridge is the pinnacle of late 19th century engineering and design. The story behind the effort to build this bridge is one of the greatest stories of perseverance and sacrifice ever to come out of New York.Meet in front of Manhattan's Munici 1 Centre Street at the intersection of Chambers Street and Centre Street. Discuss the history of the bridge and then proceed to the bridge. Stop for photo ops at various points on the way then tour a bit of DUMBO at the Brooklyn end of the bridge.End at the Fulton Ferry landing in Brooklyn Bridge park. There are several food choices as well as spectacular views of the bridge and Lower Manhattan. From here your guide can direct you"""Discover fascinating little-known facts about the iconic Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO neighborhood on this guided walking tour with a knowledgeable private guide. Start in Manhattan
From $35.00

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Brooklyn Bridge Vs Bridge In Cincinnati

The Brooklyn Bridge was designed by a built by the same architect who built a similar looking bridge spanning the Ohio River in Cincinnati. So, the John Roebling Bridge in Cincinnati was the first...
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atufft
Oct 06, 2016

Brooklyn Bridge

Almost as icon as Time square and the Empire State Building, The Brooklyn Bridge spans the east river connecting midtown to Brooklyn. Built in 1883, it was the first steel suspension bridge built. 130...
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Jim_Eliason
Oct 27, 2015

Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge connects the island of Manhattan with the Brooklyn suburb over the East River, with a length of ca. 487 m. 6 lines of road, and on another level, cycle tracks and pedestrian...
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MichaelFalk1969
Oct 05, 2015

Brooklyn Bridge

We enjoy walking across the bridge, from Brooklyn to lower Manhattan with beautiful views of the City ..."The Brooklyn Bridge looms majestically over New York City’s East River, linking the two...
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apbeaches
Aug 19, 2015

“Must walk over it”

Its really amazing! Walking over this bridge is a must! I went there at 12am. There were a few bicycles, but most people were walking. It was in early Spring but the day was quite warm and it was a...
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Aliceaaron
Jun 16, 2015

You have to read

http://macautower.com.mo/adventureIn the splendour of New York's architecture, this old bridge, may pass unnoticed, unless you are adverted or have the chance to read about it. Now a common and...
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solopes
Mar 06, 2015

Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge was built between 1869 and 1883 and connects Manhattan with Brooklyn. The bridge is one of the most famous and magnificent landmarks in New York City.The world's larges suspension...
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apbeaches
Sep 16, 2014

Walking across the Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge which links Manhattan to Brooklyn, is around 1.8 km (1.1 miles) long and walking across it is a very nice New-York experience. There is a pedestrian walkway so it is perfectly...
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nyperose
Jul 10, 2014

Take a walk across the East River

It's nearly a mile across but it's worth the trip. The traffic buzzing past below and the harbor and city laid out all around you. It's a piece of history and a view of modern life.The Brooklyn Bridge...
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Toughluck
May 12, 2014

Brooklyn Bridge

They call it the Bends. It's not as if Brooklyn Bridge invented the condition - they'd known about it for centuries, but it was here that decompression sickness entered the public imagination. The...
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antistar
Jun 06, 2013

Bridge walk and dinner in China Town :)

The just-over-a-mile walk across the Brooklyn Bridge is something you MUST do while in New York City.The views of downtown Manhattan are amazing - some of the best in the city, I think! - plus the...
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Gembly
Mar 01, 2013

New York's most popular (and most tragic?)

Not only is the Brooklyn Bridge NYC's most famous and photographed (it really is architecturally pleasing to the eyes), but perhaps its most storied - mostly tragic, sadly. During its 16-year...
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Tijavi
Sep 29, 2012
 
 
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Things to Do Near Brooklyn Bridge

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Heights Promenade

The Brooklyn Heights Promenade became a favortie place for me to take that special someone. I didn't visit the Promenade even though I lived in Brooklyn until after I was dating my then to be husband....
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Fulton Ferry Landing

Along with the Brooklyn Promenade the Fulton Ferry Landing is a great place to visit if you want to get some fantastic views of the NYC skyline as well as where you can hop on and off of the NYC Water...
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South Street Seaport

We visited in February and were incredibly lucky with the weather. It was a lovely place to come and escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the views across the water. There are plenty of...
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Manhattan Municipal Building

Build in 1913 with the height of 170 m and 40 floors looks like a replica of Moskow university building with the 7 sisters of moskow .Surface is 60000 sq m. The 20 ft high gilded statue of 'Civic...
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Chinatown

Using google maps on smart phone can be of great help in NYC This was true by my experience to the Big Apple during my trip in late October. I used google map on my iphone 6 (with 3G/wifi, of course)...
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African Burial Ground National Monument

During excavation for a new office building, in lower Manhattan, a burial ground of about 400 slaves was unearthed, and digging quickly stopped. Some 200 bodies still remain buried here, and in its...
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