13 expert reviews
“A New York icon, the Brooklyn Bridge was the world’s first steel suspension bridge.”
– Lonely Planet
"A walk across its promenade—a boardwalk elevated above the roadway, shared by pedestrians, in-line skaters, and cyclists—takes about 40 minutes and delivers exhilarating views." Full review
"When it was completed in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge was a marvel of civil engineering—the longest suspension bridge in the world."
"Its Gothic-inspired stone pylons and intricate steel-cable webs have moved poets such as Walt Whitman and Hart Crane to sing the praises of this great span." Full review
Travel + Leisure
"A stroll along this span is an only-in-New York experience that provides an up-close sense of the city's true grandeur." Full review
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Not For Tourists
"The granddaddy of them all. Walking toward Manhattan at sunset is as good as it gets."
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