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Dyker Heights by foot

Moscow, Russia
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Dyker Heights by foot

Hi

Is it a lot to cover on foot? Or should we consider the bus tour with a mandatory hot chocolate and a cannoli? It just seems 3.5 hours on a bus is a lot of time to spend on one neighborhood.Plus,that night we'll be staying in Brooklyn,and seems like all of the buses leave from Manhattan.Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: Dyker Heights by foot

It is indeed a lot to cover by foot -- and there is no such thing as a "mandatory" (!) hot chocolate or a compulsory cannolo. Stalin is dead, and the KGB is not waiting to drag you off to Lubyanka if you say "no, thank you" to the refreshments offered.

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2. Re: Dyker Heights by foot

We visited Dyker Heights last year just before Christmas. We booked a private driver to take us so that we could wander around ourselves. We spent about 3 hours wandering around so 3.5 hours does not seem excessive.

There were 4 large blocks that were really worth seeing. There seemed to be more but we didn't get to them.

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3. Re: Dyker Heights by foot

Y'see, I'd rather do almost anything than spend 3.5 hours sitting on a bus. Realistically, with transit to and from the area and walking around, you won't save any time over the bus tour - it's just way out there in southern Brooklyn - but at least you won't be stuck on a bus.

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