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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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Visit the Brooklyn Bridge but don't dare buy it.

On May 24, 1883, after 14 years and 27 construction-related deaths, the Brooklyn Bridge opened, connecting the cities of New York and Brooklyn (Yes, in 1883, they were separate, independent...
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Jun 12, 2012

Brooklyn Bridge

While walking around on the south end of Manhattan, I passed a sign pointing to the Brooklyn Bridge, and with a little time to kill, I headed over. I started to walk across just to get a look at some...
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Dec 31, 2011

Brooklyn Bridge-Work of Art by John Roebling!

In 1855, John Roebling, famous bridge designer at that time, proposed a suspension bridge over the East River Work began on the Brooklyn Bridge in 1869. His son Washington, also an accomplished...
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Apr 04, 2011

Brooklyn Bridge never loses its magic

It is one of the most famous bridges in the world. You don't have to know much about it to love it. It is very beautiful. We did a bicycle tour the last time we were there from Times Square to...
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Mar 26, 2011

Stroll from Manhattan to Brooklyn

If you've got some time and the weather is nice, consider taking a stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge. It is one of the most iconic bridges in the country and offers beautiful views. If you are in...
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Sep 28, 2010

Walk or ride the bicicle

you can run, walk or ride bicicle in border or the brigde it take depends you between 15 minutos and hours, you see the river, the city teh people crossing the bridge it very nice experience and good...
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Sep 21, 2010

Walk or ride the bicicle

you can run, walk or ride bicicle in border or the brigde it take depends you between 15 minutos and hours, you see the river, the city teh people crossing the bridge it very nice experience and good...
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Sep 21, 2010

The Brooklyn Bridge

With only a couple days in NYC, it would have been silly to even thick we could see even a representative sampling of what this amazing place has to offer. So, it made sense to try and see some things...
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May 24, 2010

Visit when it rains, or snows

Are you sad because you're visiting New York and it's raining, or snowing? Not many people know that it's best to visit the Brooklyn Bridge during the rain! Not only does the bridge clear with...
May 07, 2010

Best Free Thing #1 - Walk the Brooklyn Bridge

This was the #1 thing on my to-do list and the highlight of the week. It was also the most frustrating as my camera battery checked out before I could capture those amazing views of the Manhattan...
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Apr 29, 2010

Walking on the Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge is one of the iconic and maybe most photographed symbols of NYC, shown in many tv-shows and movies. This bridge is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the US and was completed...
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Feb 05, 2010

Icon Bridges of Manhattan

The two that span and connect this island are the Brooklyn Bridge to you know where and Manhattan Bridge. Brooklyn Bridge cost $15 million when built in 1883, and they have spent $3 billion since then...
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Jan 06, 2010
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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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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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