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“Wedding venue” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Dumbo

Dumbo
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$32*
and up
Brownstone Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO walking tour
Ranked #10 of 201 things to do in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Dumbo, an acronym for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass, is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. It encompasses two sections: one located between the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges, which connect Brooklyn to Manhattan across the East River, and another that continues east from the Manhattan Bridge to the Vinegar Hill area.
Austin, Texas
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13 reviews
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“Wedding venue”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

A charming wedding venue. Loved the old brownstones. A very hip area and loved the idea of being under the Manhattan Bridge.

Visited October 2012
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“Went in July...lovely”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012 via mobile

Went in July. Restored historic carousel is lovely. Walked around to see some interesting shops. Park is cute and the view is outstanding. Had coffee and cookies at One Girl's cookies. The area had damage from the storm but by all accounts is coming back. Take the water taxi and/or walk the bridge. A fun little trip.

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Buffalo, New York
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“DUMBO has a Great Start!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

We walked across the Brooklyn Bridge (not that strenuous) and turned left and under the bridge to a small renovated neighborhood called DUMBO?

It's easy walking but not smooth for strollers or wheelchairs.

Some upscale clothing, art, etc. It's OK but needs to grow and in that respect, should be visited.

Visited October 2012
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New York, New York, United States
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“In the point of view of a twelve year old”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

This is the coolest neighborhood in Brooklyn it has great restaurants cool stores and a fantastic view. If you're going to Brooklyn it's a must see.

Visited August 2012
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“Between the bridges”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Take a walk off of the Brooklyn Bridge and look UP! Let the inmense metal structures dazzle you. Look at the Manhattan skyline from the shore. Check out the wonderfully restored Jane's Carousel. Stroll through the neigbourhood and find just that thing you have been searchinh for the whole trip.... And ofcourse there's plenty of restaurant options in Dumbo. Depending on your point of origin, Dumbo might be somewhat difficult to reach. But it is worth the trip!

Visited September 2012
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