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This major bridge opened in 1909 linking Brooklyn and Manhattan.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
South Street and FDR Drive, New York City, NY 10002
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This bridge can be seen amazingly from the Freedom tower, no wonder we kept taking so many pictures benefiting out of the beautiful light that came after a very cloudy day. Iconic, just like the nearby Brooklyn bridge, this is another amazing piece of engineering,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made a last minute decision to walk across the Manhattan Bridge instead of the Brooklyn Bridge so that I would have wide views of the latter. That worked but maybe crossing the Brooklyn Bridge would be better for close up views of the supports and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not as attractive in my view as the Brooklyn and the Willamsburg bridges the Manhattan offers a far less crowded option to the Brooklyn Bridge. You get good views but be prepared for the subway trains to make a real racket from the bridge being...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazed by the beautiful view I got from around the area on a sunday afternoon. dumbo area is really lovely to walk around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Yamli18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely not my favorite bridge in NYC as far as architectural design goes. There are good views of midtown though, and not as crowded as the Brooklyn Bridge.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

The famous archway view to the Empire State Bldg across the East River is not where Google Maps tells you, but on the other side of the bridge, along Washington Street. The views of Manhattan and both bridges are also quite impressive from the East...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 23, 2019

Having walked the Brooklyn Bridge and wondered around the disappointing Dumbo shopping district, went went back to Manhattan via this train bridge. Not as spectacular or ore inspiring as it’s neighbouring bridge, but far less crowded, so quicker.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank machinmad
Reviewed March 11, 2019

Not a lot of people take the time to walk across Manhattan Bridge, choosing the more picturesque Brooklyn bridge as their subject, but try this on for size: Cross from Chinatown to Dumbo on Manhattan, then return on Brooklyn, making a (long) circle route onto...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank skyisblu
Reviewed February 21, 2019

This bridge is a workhorse, an important link between 2 huge bustling boroughs. Down below in Brooklyn is a small cool neighborhood.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed January 26, 2019

This is another beautiful suspension bridge that spans the East River. It connects Lower Manhattan with Downtown Brooklyn and you're able to walk it for some Great photo ops and its nowhere near as crowded as the Brooklyn Bridge. It's design is such a contrast...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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June 12, 2018|
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Response from 206Bennett | Reviewed this property |
There’s an entrance on Jay st near Prospect st. The other side is for bikes.
Ish G
December 8, 2017|
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Response from mitzi8s | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for not replying i have only just seen your question, hope you enjoyed the walk and your time in NYC :)