We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Walked the Brooklyn Bridge - bring a full water bottle or else make sure you are hydrated in the warmer weather!”
Review of Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge
Book In Advance
More Info
US$26,13*
and up
Brooklyn Bridge Guided Walking Tour
Ranked #5 of 1 196 things to do in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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 skyline.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be mindful and stay in the designated lanes for pedestrians or bicyclists. If possible rent a bike to cross the bridge! At the end, beware of the “acrobats”, I’m told they like to pull tourists into their act and force the said tourists to pay up. We did not witness this trick, but we did see them resting, and we wondered why they had stacks of money in a shopping bag! We thought they might be drug dealers. Bottom line is, beware of your surroundings!

Thank Jujumigs
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a ReviewReviews (18 035)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"great walk"
in 523 reviews
"bike lane"
in 371 reviews
"new york"
in 1 202 reviews
"pedestrian walkway"
in 101 reviews
"city hall"
in 191 reviews
"take pictures"
in 200 reviews
"statue of liberty"
in 580 reviews
"both sides"
in 126 reviews
"views are amazing"
in 96 reviews
"lower manhattan"
in 259 reviews
"bucket list"
in 154 reviews
"sunny day"
in 169 reviews
"photo opportunities"
in 99 reviews
"cyclists"
in 871 reviews
"subway"
in 1 041 reviews
"nyc"
in 1 350 reviews
"skyline"
in 627 reviews
Filter

230 - 234 of 18 035 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though folks tend to do a lot of walking in NYC, walking across the Brooklyn Bridge is a must! Although I have been to the city numerous times, this is the first time I did this adventure, but it surely will not be my last! My husband and I went to Brooklyn with friends for some pizza, then walked back to Manhattan across the bridge. Even though our walk was at night, the bridge was well-lit and we felt safe! The views from the bridge were amazing! I got really excited when I spotted the Statue of Liberty! My only caution is to watch out for tourists who stop to take pictures randomly (but do not get upset at them, as you may become one by the end)!

Thank sbr812
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking across the Brooklyn Bridge is an experience that you should do while in NYC. It is slightly over a mile in length but a leisurely walk that produces an experience you'll not forget. One hint... be cautious for two things: 1. pedestrians stopping in the middle of the walkway without thinking what is happening behind them for photos, and 2. bicycles going both directions in the bike lane.

Thank Jack S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great bridge with beautiful views of both Manhattan and Brooklyn walking across was fantastic and a must do. Took the ferry too which gets you more stunning views. A must see when you go to NY

Thank Wendy B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We caught the train over to Brooklyn, walked around Dumbo and then back over the Brooklyn Bridge. It's an easy walk with great views of Manhattan.

Thank Clareymacagram
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Brooklyn Bridge also viewed

 

Been to Brooklyn Bridge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing