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Brooklyn Bridge - A Historical Walking Tour

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A historical walking tour over the Brooklyn Bridge.

The tour begins in Manhattan, with several historical stops along the mile-long walk toward Brooklyn. View remarkable scenery as the bridge soars over the river with unobstructed views of the New York harbor, incorporating stops for historical highlights and fascinating facts as you make your easy downhill stroll to Brooklyn. Enjoy breathtaking photography and fascinating insight into the history of the most famous suspension bridge in the world!

When it was completed in 1883 the Brooklyn Bridge was the longest suspension bridge in the world. A sight enjoyed by the million people who walk the bridge every year. It wedded the cities of New York and Brooklyn during the most corrupt time in the politics of New York. It was hoped that this avenue to expansion of Brooklyn would alleviate the teeming streets of New York. In 1883 no one envisioned a city growing vertically.

Enjoy your own personal tour guide as you stroll across the bridge, take in the views, and learn something new along the way!