Brooklyn Bridge

Top 1% of attractions in New York City
9 / 10

14 expert reviews

“A New York icon, the Brooklyn Bridge was the world’s first steel suspension bridge.”

– Lonely Planet

Fodor's Fodor's
"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
Concierge Concierge
"When it was completed in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge was a marvel of civil engineering—the longest suspension bridge in the world."
Travel + Leisure 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
Not For Tourists Not For Tourists
"The granddaddy of them all. Walking toward Manhattan at sunset is as good as it gets."
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"A stroll across the 5,989-foot-long bridge is a quintessential New York experience." Full review
Pedestrians should stay on the south (harbor) side of the walkway, bicycles on the north.
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