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Brooklyn Bridge, New York City

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Bridge · Tourist Spot
Walk across one of New York’s most iconic landmarks, Brooklyn Bridge, while admiring breathtaking views of the city skyline. One of the oldest suspension bridges in the country, it spans almost 486 m (1,600 ft) across the East River, connecting the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Take the subway to Brooklyn and walk back along the bridge toward Manhattan for the best views of the city, but not before wandering through the Brooklyn Bridge Park. If you’re hungry, stop for a famous slice of Brooklyn pizza before heading back over the bridge. Arrange to visit Brooklyn Bridge and other attractions in New York City using our New York City trip builder tool.
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  • We walked over the bridge and it was worth it. The views are great. You see the Statue of Liberty on one side and a different bridge on the other. You also get a great view of the One World Trade.....  more »
  • Another top landmark in NYC to tick off the bucket list. We got some great family photos here. That’s about it if your visiting NYC. Take your to & from Manhattan to Brooklyn and there are venders...  more »
  • Fantastic engineering work. The bridge is beautiful. The view of Manhattan from the bridge is breathtaking. I recommend walking over the bridge. We visited it in the evening and we saw sunset. Wonderful. Very nice to see city in the lights with the combination of sunset. It is always crowded on the bridge, but the experience is wonderful.
  • What a beautiful bridge!!! It's a pretty long walk but the beauty of the bridge keeps you going. Loved every minute spent walking on this bridge. And the view of the night city is amazing. The vibrant nature of the city is so contagious!!! :)

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