NYC is one of my favorite places to visit! It’s an amazing city with a long and dynamic history. I’ve taken a tour of the Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO neighborhood and this article is spot on with my experience. Check it out to get a sense of what this beautiful part of the city has to offer.
Undeniably, walking across the Brooklyn Bridge is one of the essential things to do when in New York.
Connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan, this 137 year old bridge took nearly 14 years to be built back in 1883, carring the death of dozens of people who were working on it.
Almost 2 kilometers long (1.825m / 1.3 mile), it will take you about an hour to walk all the way across it, including the stops for taking the pictures. Big crowds are inevitable here, but the most important thing is – stay in pedestrian lane and beware of bike riders. They are fast and they don’t care if you’re in their way so be careful.
Brooklyn Bridge is probably the best spot to buy cheap souvenirs, because, let’s face it, everyone will want a souvenir from NY. The prices were from 1$ per magnet.
Once at the bridge, lovely views of…
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