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Brooklyn Bridge

Open Now: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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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...more
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New York City, NY 10038
Financial District
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Reviewed today via mobile

I highly recommend walking across the Brooklyn Bridge, especially starting on the Brooklyn side walking towards Manhattan. Absolutely breathtaking views! Well worth the walk and one of my favourite things about NYC.

Thank Allison H
Reviewed today

Walking over the Brooklyn bridge was a unique experience. The view was great. I wish we'd had more time to explore Brooklyn

Thank WSF226
Reviewed today

We took the MTA subway to near the Brooklyn pedestrian entrance. We walked across to Manhattan always mindful of the bicycle traffic. The bridge is wonderful to look at, and it has great views of Manhattan. What a nice introduction to New York!

Thank John M
Reviewed today

First walk across Brooklyn Bridge in the wind and rain. Even so it was very busy. However, this did not stop us enjoying the experience and we had a drink and snack in Front Street Pizza in Brooklyn. Unfortunately due to the weather we did...More

Thank meandmybloke
Reviewed today via mobile

Wow. There are no words to describe the incredible views off this bridge. Sunset added an extra bonus.

Thank Caitlin977
Reviewed today

Crisp, extreamly cold, sunny morning walk across Brooklyn Bridge. Spectacular views as you walk across the bridge, take your time and enjoy every minute.

Thank Tpink
Reviewed yesterday

I have walked this bridge 3 times now: one summer at sunset when I was 4mos pregnant, one fall afternoon with a sleeping toddler, and another summer sunset with the toddler walking the whole length with us! It seems to be always crowded when we...More

Thank Kymixx
Reviewed yesterday

Did my daily run to Brooklyn and back and it was refreshing with lovely views. There are lots of pedestrians walking and I ran to the right on the bike path, bike riders were courteous and I had little trouble navigating through all the people....More

Thank Chuck G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Read these reviews and thought it couldn't be too bad but it was! Very busy and very noisy with the traffic. Weather bit cloudy but the bridge was worth the effort. Shame people had no thought for people trying to negotiate passing them posing for...More

Thank Sam45
Reviewed yesterday

Great thing to do! Very cool vendors along the path too! and a POX on the guy who thought bringing a python along the walk was a good idea. WTH??

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Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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Ray W
August 20, 2018|
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Response from BrummieWelsh | Reviewed this property |
We did the same thing! We were stopping in Times Square too! Clarke Street was the subway stop we went to in Brooklyn - the bridge is signposted from the station. I think it took about 1.5 hours to walk back... More
Ray W
August 20, 2018|
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Response from Mordenboy | Reviewed this property |
Follow the directions provided by other travellers but do make time for Dumbo. I really enjoyed the area and the river view is awesome!!
June 17, 2018|
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Response from Wizardoz1944 | Reviewed this property |
We are two people in our mid 70's and did this walk with ease. We did this on a weekend and it was busy, but whenever it got busy we just stopped and took in the views.