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Brooklyn Bridge, USA

From series “Unbelievable and Magnificent Bridges and Viaducts”
Year: 1883. Lenght: 1 825 meters.

The Brooklyn Bridge is considered to be the historic landmark of New York and is the oldest bridge in the city, opened in 1883. The bridge stretches over the Meerenge East River and connects two districts - Brooklyn and Manhattan. The history of the bridge construction is incredibly interesting. The author of the design was John Robling. For a number of reasons, the construction work took more than 13 years. Unfortunately, the architect died, and the project was finished by his wife. The son, Washington Robling, continued his son's life work, but he was unable to visit the construction site in person because of the health problems. He communicated all the evidence to the mother, and she, for her part, communicated the clues to the workers.

Brooklyn Bridge, USA The length of the Brooklyn Bridge is 1 825 meters, two of them are for cars, and the third is intended for pedestrians. A unique history is also associated with the opening of the bridge. The disapproving have spread the rumors that the bridge is uncertain and can collapse at any time. On the day of the opening, when the numerous people were on the bridge, there was a great panic, as the result 12 people were lost.

In order to regain people's trust, the authorities of New York have decided to let the elephants out of the circus in the city run across the bridge. Only after 21 elephants have crossed the bridge did the city dare have ventured back onto the bridge. The Brooklyn Bridge has a lot of secrets and puzzles. Hundreds of people claimed that they had seen the ghost on the bridge. During the reconstruction in 2006, the workers discovered the entrance into the hitherto unknown secret air-raid shelter in one of the bridges. Next - Bridge Bagration

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Brooklyn Bridge - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Cardtronics ATM (inside the Harbour Cafe)' located in 0.47 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'New York Car Rental' is located in 0.41 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'G & J Services Station' in 1.66 km
Supermarket: 'C-Town Supermarkets' in 0.62 km
Parking: 'Pier 1' in 0.33 km
Apotheek: 'Avanir Pharmaceuticals' in 0.56 km
Police station: 'New York City Marshals' in 0.79 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'The River Café' in 0.28 km
Railway station: 'High St' in 0.89 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Manhattan Airport - in 1 km
 »  Teterboro Airport TEB - in 17 km
 »  John F Kennedy Airport JFK - in 19 km
 »  Linden Airport LDJ - in 23 km
 »  Essex County Airport CDW - in 30 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Brooklyn Bridge

Willow Street Homes by onefinestay

Located in 0 km from Brooklyn Bridge
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Rooms: 1
A fireplace is included in each modern apartment at WillowStreet Homes by onefinestay. Plush bedding is offered in guest rooms. A garden or patio is … More: photo, rates and booking
Wyndham Garden Chinatown

Located in 1 km from Brooklyn Bridge
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Rooms: 106
The Wyndham Garden Chinatown has rooms with a flat-screen cable TV and a refrigerator. The en suite bathroom includes a hairdryer and the premium … More: photo, rates and booking
The Marlton Hotel

Located in 2 km from Brooklyn Bridge
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Rooms: 107
A flat-screen cable TV is included in every guest room at The Marlton Hotel. The rooms have an en suite bathroom with free toiletries and a … More: photo, rates and booking
West 4th Studio

Located in 3 km from Brooklyn Bridge
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Rooms: 1
The West 4th Studio boasts bright, modern décor and has a flat-screen cable TV. The apartment is equipped with an en suite bathroom and has a … More: photo, rates and booking

Nearest unique sightseeing spots to visit

Cotton Exchange Building
1 km - Cotton Exchange Building
Cotton Exchange Building has placed on the Hannover Square in New York. This building is also known for travellers as India House. This wonderful Renaissance building has appeared in 1853. Originally there was a General Headquarters of Hannover Bank. In 1870 the …
Waterfront in New York
2 km - Waterfront in New York
Vacation in New York will be not so memorable without the walk along the embankment. The first equipped embankment has appeared in Manhattan district. At the beginning of 2011 was worked out the unified plan of the coastline development. According to the plan, there …
Empire State Building
4 km - Empire State Building
An excellent viewing platform, from which you can see the city in all its glory can be found in New York. The deck located in Empire State Building is especially popular among tourists. The height of this historic skyscraper is 381 meters. It was built in 1931, and, …
Grand Central New York
5 km - Grand Central New York
New York central railway station is also in a list of the world known landmarks. It was built at the beginning of the 20th century and stands out from the other by the architectural concept. The main symbol of the historic station is the huge Tiffany clock. The station …
Hearst Tower
6 km - Hearst Tower
Tourists who love to climb the highest viewing platforms should definitely pay attention to the Hearst Tower skyscraper in New York. The author of this project is the architect Norman Foster. The Hearst Tower is one of the few skyscrapers of the world, which is …
North Brother Island
13 km - North Brother Island
Fans of walking through the deserted places have to visit Island North Brother in the United States. This island is located near the airport of La Guardia. Since the late 19th century, New Yorkers tried to avoid the island. Some do not run the risk of walking on it …

Top destination around Brooklyn Bridge - Manhattan

Manhattan is one of the main areas of New York City, which is located near the Hudson River and is stretched along its coast for twenty-one kilometers. Manhattan was discovered in 1524 as a small granite island. Because of the long length Manhattan was divided into three parts - Downtown, Uptown, and Middletown, which means Lower, Middle and Upper.

Broadway is the longest street of this city. It stretches along the entire island and this is the location of a myriad of various shops, shopping malls, restaurants, cafes, theaters and much more. Wall Street is the main business street of the city, where are gathered the buildings of the stock exchange, banks and other famous financial organizations the U.S. Manhattan is famous for its tremendously high skyscrapers. The first prototype of the modern skyscrapers was built in the beginning of the XX century. This was a triangular iron house located on Madison Square.

St. Paul Church is the oldest sight of the city. The building starts its history in 1766 is decorated in the Gregorian style. Such famous buildings as the Gray-Sea Mansion, Church of the Holy Trinity and several Greek revival style buildings created in the beginning of the XIX century have survived till our days and are very popular among tourists. The main tourist sites include the gallery of the American Bible Society, Carnegie Hall; the Museum of American Crafts, which demonstrates expositions and exhibitions devoted to contemporary crafts, sewing, architecture and construction ceramics, jewelry, rugs, handmade paper, copyright dress, and knitted goods. Don’t forget to visit the greatest engineering sight - the Brooklyn Bridge and such interesting places as the Cathedral of St. John the Divine and other historic sites like the museum of September 11 that was organized 9 years ago.
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