Manhattan to Brooklyn NYC Walking Tour: Brooklyn Bridge and Dumbo

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  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Duration: 2-2.5 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5637BB
This unique walking tour of New York City will take you from Manhattan over the famous Brooklyn Bridge to Brooklyn. Admire the stunning city skyline as you make your way across the bridge, and learn about its history and cultural significance from your guide. When you arrive in Brooklyn, the most populous New York City borough, get a taste of the city’s cultural influences with visits to art galleries and chocolate shops in the neighborhood known as Dumbo. Then finish in Brooklyn Bridge Park!

Highlights

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  • Family friendly
Begin your one-of-a-kind New York walking tour in Manhattan, in front of the Tweed Courthouse, where your guide will tell you all about the borough of Brooklyn, including its diversity, its position as the most populous borough in New York City and the little-known fact that it was once an independent city. As you walk toward the Brooklyn Bridge, pass Lower Manhattan sites like City Hall, the Tweed Courthouse and the Municipal Building.

While you walk, your guide will tell you about the architecture and history of the Brooklyn Bridge. Learn about the family that constructed the famous bridge and the great losses they suffered during the process. Take in incredible views of the NYC skyline and stop for plenty of photo opportunities. You'll catch views of the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Freedom Tower and the Chrysler Building.

Once you reach Brooklyn, descend into the neighborhood ‘Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass,’ known as Dumbo. Here, visit a complex of art galleries dedicated to different styles of contemporary Brooklyn art (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays). Enjoy the culture of the neighborhood as you visit the Jacques Torres Chocolate Factory and a hot chocolate shop. Purchase any yummy desserts that catch your eye (you did walk all the way across the Brooklyn Bridge, after all – you deserve a treat).

End your tour in Brooklyn Bridge Park, the largest development in Brooklyn since the creation of Prospect Park. Here you can enjoy scenic waterfront views of the Manhattan skyline and the Brooklyn Bridge.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Tweed Courthouse, New York City
Departure Time:
11am
1pm for Spanish tours (available on Spanish website only)
Return Details:
Brooklyn Bridge Park, 1 Water Street, Brooklyn

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Walking Tour
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Walking tour from Manhattan to Brooklyn over the Brooklyn Bridge

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Manhattan to Brooklyn NYC Walking Tour: Brooklyn Bridge and Dumbo

Manhattan to Brooklyn NYC Walking Tour: Brooklyn Bridge and Dumbo
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Inclusions:
  • Walking tour
  • Local guide
Exclusions:
  • Dessert tastings
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • DUMBO art galleries are unfortunately closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Henry T, November 2014

Great guide, great weather, interesting information and history lesson. Enjoyed the experience very much.

Reviewed by: Kristine C, November 2014

It was wonderfully fun, informative and entertaining. Included beautiful views and spectacular panoramic photo opps. My tour guide Ryan couldn't have been better!! He was quite simply superb. Very personable, friendly, humorous, knowledgable and quite hilarious in conveying his wide knowledge of the Bridge, the area, the history all around us. He made it lots of fun to get our "history lesson" about the Brooklyn Bridge. I would recommend it to anyone!! Very happy tourist....The art gallery stop and chocolate shop stop were just lovely bonuses. Keep up the good work in providing great tours :)

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