Manhattan to Brooklyn NYC Walking Tour: Brooklyn Bridge and Dumbo
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Meet your guide at the "Tweed Courthouse" to start your journey. The Tweed Courthouse is a beautiful Italianate style building finished in 1872, and now on the National Register of Historic places. You will also pass by other buildings of significance, such as City Hall, and the Municipal Building. All along the way, your guide will talk of the history of the Brooklyn Bridge and Brooklyn.
As you walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, learn how the bridge finished in 1883, directly affected the family that built it, along with other interesting facts, such as it used to also be a wine cellar. You will have magnificent views of the NYC skyline, as well as the Statue of Liberty.
After you cross you will go down to to "DUMBO", (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass), neighborhood. It is a multi cultural neighborhood, filled with great tasting foods. You will visit a hot chocolate shop, chocolate factory, as well as a French bakery, that was on the Food Network. Fill up on goodies to take home with you.
Your tour will end at Brooklyn Bridge Park, where Brooklyn residents, and tourists go to relax. It is always in transition, with more added projects. You can picnic, take in the view, water sports, rollerskate, cycle, jog, and more. The tour takes 2 1/2 hours, and includes guide for between $28.00 and $35.00. IT operates every day of the week at 11:00AM.
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, chocolate shops and a French bakery in the neighborhood known as Dumbo. Then finish in Brooklyn Bridge Park!
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. Enjoy the culture of the neighborhood as you visit a chocolate factory, a hot chocolate shop and a famous French bakery that has been featured on the Food Network. 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.
|Brooklyn Bridge Walking Tour|
|Available 9/23/2023 until 2/24/2024 View Detailed Schedule|
|Walking Tour: Walking tour from Manhattan to Brooklyn over the Brooklyn Bridge|
|Available 9/27/2023 until 2/24/2024 View Detailed Schedule|
|Walking tour from Manhattan to Brooklyn over the Brooklyn Bridge|