Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO Walking Tour
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What you'll do
Learn history and fun facts on this walking tour of Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO, a trendy Brooklyn neighborhood.
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- A guided walking tour of Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO
- History, fun facts, and tips from an expert guide
There's no better way to experience Brooklyn Bridge than taking a stroll across the architectural icon. It's one of the most photographed landmarks in NYC, and you'll get to see it from all angles on this walking tour.
Along the way, your knowledgeable guide will provide a history of the bridge and everything you need to know about it, from the early days of construction to its cultural significance today. You'll also get perfect views of the Manhattan skyline as you cross.
Once you've crossed the bridge, your guide will take you to the trendy Brooklyn neighborhood called DUMBO. This place is known for its high-end boutiques, delicious desserts, pizza shops, art galleries, and scenic waterfront views. Its most famous view is the vision of the Manhattan Bridge wedged perfectly between two brick buildings. You'll explore the area from a local's perspective and get plenty of insider tips on where to dine and shop.
Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO Walking Tour FAQs
How long is the Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO Tour?
The tour lasts about two and a half hours and covers 1.5 miles of Brooklyn's best neighborhoods.
Where does the tour depart from?
The meeting place is located near the Brooklyn Bridge, in front of the Tweed Court house, located at 52 Chambers Street between Broadway and Centre Street.
When should I arrive for the tour?
Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to departure time.
Brooklyn Bridge facts
- In 1894, P.T. Barnum, 'the greatest showman' was tasked by the city to prove how sturdy the bridge was. So he did what all great showmen would have done and marched 21 elephants across it.
- The building of the Brooklyn Bridge was a victory for the early feminists. After chief engineer Washington Augustus Roebling, developed decompression sickness, his wife Emily Warren Roebling became the driving force behind the bridge's completion. She later became a pioneer of gender equality, publishing essays and earning a degree in law.
- DUMBO stands for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass.
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Know before you go
This attraction requires advanced booking.
Getting in: the meeting place is located near the Brooklyn Bridge (in front of the Tweed Courthouse, located at 52 Chambers Street between Broadway and Centre Street). Please arrive at least 15 minutes before tour departure at the tour meeting place.
Tips for the Brooklyn Bridge walking tour
The Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO Tour is 2.5 hours. Approximately 1.5 miles is walked. We advise wearing comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothes. This tour is not wheelchair-accessible.
For more information, please visit the Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO Walking Tour website.
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Where you'll be
52 Chambers Street (between Broadway and Centre Street) Tour meets in front of the Tweed Courthouse,, null, New York, US
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