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Address: 179th Street and Riverside Drive, New York City, NY 10033
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Major bridge over the Hudson River that connects New York and New Jersey.

Major bridge over the Hudson River that connects New York and New Jersey.

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Always under construction

Baby in this lifetime I will see that the bridge is not under construction. Beautiful bridge over the river. Since it's the only bridge on this side of Manhattan. Great views of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Bernardo F
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Woodside
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Woodside
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1,626 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Baby in this lifetime I will see that the bridge is not under construction. Beautiful bridge over the river. Since it's the only bridge on this side of Manhattan. Great views of the city New Jersey and beyond

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Thank Bernardo F
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used this bridge to cross in to New Jersey from Manahattan and then on to up state New York to Woodbury common outlet village.

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Thank Trainslag
Porto Belo, SC
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bridge connects New York and New Jersey. J. Hood Wright Park is an excellent point to appreciate the beauty of the bridge.

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Thank Cristiane B
Naples, Florida
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310 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

The George Washington bridge spans across the Hudson river from the upper west side of Manhattan to fort Lee New Jersey. This is a magnificent and long bridge the provides you a wonderful view of the Palisades as you leave New York city. The criss-crossed steel bracing, the bridge's most identifiable characteristic gives it beauty in it's simplest form. I... More 

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Thank HenryChin
Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Such delicious food, Easier to get a reservation than in midtown, NYC. Noisy but fun. Huge portions.

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Thank kfhdpny
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

A great drive out of the city looking over the river, albeit a crazy lane-changing crowded and loud driving experience, but if you are a passenger, drink in the cityscape, the Hudson, the bridge architectural achievement and imagine.

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Thank PlatinumHoney
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

I happened to pass by this bridge on my bus trip from New York City to Washington DC. Very well-built and solid. Not a chance to take its picture close-by though.

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Thank Knight298570
Fort Edward, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

I live in upstate NY and I'd only seen the river that big. Then I went across the bridge and saw how big the river was. I was SPEECHLESS!

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Thank Jamison D
Plattsburgh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

The structure itself is impressive albeit old. The purple lights at night give it a alluring glow at night. It is very tall and quite long but relatively easy to walk across. Great views of Manhattan and the Bronx from the bridge.....especially at night when the city is all lit up. The entrance is hard to find on both sides... More 

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Thank Brian G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

It used to be easy to access the bridge from both sides, but now you have to access from just the right side. The walk is nice, very scenic view. They put signs around to discourage jumpers, but I don't see anything else to be done... Could they actually put some safety barrier ????? Or would it disturb the view?

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