Brooklyn Bridge and the Waterfront

Tour Number

Activity Level

676442


Categories

City, Hiking and Walking, Religious Heritage, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Hebrew (conversational), English (fluent)

The Story of New York's Transition from a Colonial Town to the Modern Metropolis


From a city of 30, 000 people at the time of the Revolution, New York City's population mushroomed to over a million eighty years later. The rise of the Brooklyn Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in the world at the time, represented the city bursting onto the world stage. After the great bridge rose out of the depths of the river floor to tower over the booming metropolis. Just three short years later the Statue of Liberty would rise in the harbor, and steel frames would allow buildings to reach for the stars, but it all started with the Brooklyn Bridge.

Itinerary

We'll start in New York's Civic Center at the Tweed Courthouse. Continue to the Municipal Building, City Hall, the original New York Times Newspaper building, before ascending up the Brooklyn Bridge. After walking the length of the bridge, we'll continue to explore the modern neighborhood of DUMBO and the historic Brooklyn Heights while stopping for stunning photo ops along the way. The city never looked so enchanting as it does from the bridge and the waterfront.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Suggested by Guide: Steps of the Tweed Courthouse at 52 Chambers Street, Manhattan.

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 2 hours 30 min.

Transportation

Walking

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 USD - Some cash on hands for possible food tastings, or a coffee break along the way.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Restrictions

I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

Private tour guide Jonathan

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