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“Walk This Way!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge
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Brooklyn Bridge Guided Bike Tour
Ranked #1 of 221 things to do in Brooklyn
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Owner description: Opened in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge provides passage between Brooklyn and Manhattan for motorists, trains, bicycles and pedestrians. One of the primary symbols of New York City, it is a marvel of design and provides spectacular views of the city's skyline.
Nantwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Walk This Way!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2013

I would strongly recommend only walking over once!

How??? We took the Subway to a station just into Brooklyn, then walked along the river side looking back onto the Manhattan Skyline. Amazing. Then walked back over to Manhattan from Brooklyn. To walk to Brooklyn and back, you would miss so much.

Please be aware that this bridge is not a tourist attraction in the sense that you can amble along without any thought for the locals. People use this bridge frequently to get home / to work so they walk and cycle with purpose and get really mad when tourists get in the way. Please observe the correct side to keep to, to enable the locals to go about their day without issue!

Visited December 2012
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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“Great viewing point”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2013

Great site to visit & walk across with many sights to view. One needs good shoes when walking across this bridge, it is well worth the walk

Visited April 2013
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New York City, New York
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“walked this bridge tons of times, b/c it's just that good”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2013

I've done this walk during the fall and also during a couple of the hottest days in new york, but it's just that wonderful. Though the last time i went it appeared that there was some construction and they put steel panels along the bridge that obscured the view. if you go early enough and reach the brooklyn side before 11 am, go to lombardo's pizza - the line up for the restaurant isn't as bad when you go early. It's worth it!

Visited June 2012
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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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“Don't Miss walking back into Manhattan along this”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2013

I think this is just the best thing to do. Walk across the full
length back into Manhattan from Brooklyn. The noise, the river,
the views. Everything shouts 'New York'. An experience never
to be forgotten.

Visited April 2013
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Brooklyn, New York
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“great views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2013

The walk up the Bridge is great-if you discount all the tourists who are in the way! I was able to walk almost all the way across on my lunch break on several occasions and one day-perhaps even today, I will walk all the way to Brooklyn.

Visited April 2013
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