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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
We walked from West 25th Street to the Brooklyn Bridge. It was a great walk. We didn't actually walk across the bridge as there were way too many people. I stood up on the concrete edge and took photos. Beautiful Bridge and definitely worth the...More
It is nice to walk along the bridge and take in the view of Manhattan and Brooklyn. I don't really understand the hype around the bridge specifically, compared to bridges like the Golden Gate and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
One of the most iconic bridges in NY, it is worth the walk. The pedestrian way is super safe, there are benches if you need to stop. My favourite way is to walk the bridge from Brooklin to Manhattan, the view of lower Manhattan is...More
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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
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 across.
Actually we visited 911 first - then went across to Brooklyn! It’s a nice walk from the bridge down to 911 museum - take in City Hall, Woolworth building, Wall Street and Oculus on the way.