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NYC's Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO Self-Guided Walking Tour (Scenic New York City)

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Welcome to Brooklyn, New York City’s first (and most expensive) suburb!
Brooklyn is becoming one of New York City’s hot spots to visit. With historic neighborhoods, a fabulous food scene, and some of the best views of the Manhattan skyline, this is a great place to add to your New York itinerary.
After you book the tour, we will email you the link to the APP and the TOUR PASSWORD.

FULLY-AUTOMATIC & OFFLINE: Each point of interest along the tour has a narrated story, narrated directions, and helpful images. As you walk along the path and approach a pin, it’s story will automatically pop up and start playing.

FASCINATING STORIES: Engaging, and entertaining story about each point.

FREEDOM TO TRAVEL: No scheduled tour timings, no crowded groups, and no rush to move along past stops that interest you.

We recommend that you download the app & the tour while you have a good internet connection.

About This Deal

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Stop At: Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn, NY, USA

The iconic dual arches of the Brooklyn Bridge are unmistakable! Chances are you already recognize the bridge from movies set in New York.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Manhattan Bridge, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Like the Brooklyn Bridge, it connects Brooklyn to Manhattan. Over 450,000 commuters cross from one side to the other every single day.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Main Street Park, New York City, NY 11201

Built-in the shadow of the Manhattan Bridge to the right and the Brooklyn Bridge to the left, this park features some striking views of the East River and the Manhattan skyline.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Jane's Carousel, Brooklyn Bridge Park at Dock Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

This 100-year-old wooden merry-go-round is nearly 400 miles away from its birthplace. Originally housed in Ohio, the carousel was nearly broken apart and sold one horse at a time.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Empire Fulton Ferry State Park, 26 New Dock St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6917

Have you ever heard the phrase “if you believe that, I’ve got a bridge to sell you?” Do you know where it comes from? If not, then today’s your lucky day, because you’re about to find out.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St. Ann's Warehouse, 45 Water St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1052

Notice the brick warehouse just ahead. That’s St. Ann’s warehouse. You’ll probably see lots of people posing with its picturesque arches.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Grimaldi's Pizzeria, 1 Front St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA

Grimaldi’s, one of the city's most infamous pizzerias. Founded by New York pizza legend Pasquale “Patsy” Grimaldi, Grimaldi’s soon became a hot spot for hungry Brooklynites.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: 142 Columbia Heights, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA

After the intersection with Pineapple St, you’ll find the former home of eccentric author Norman Mailer.

Look for #142. It’s the third door down on the right.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Truman Capote's House, 70 Willow St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA

In 2012, the house was purchased by another celebrity resident: Dan Houser, creator of the Grand Theft Auto video games.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St George Hotel, 100 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA

This entire block of buildings was once the glamorous Hotel St. George, the largest and most prestigious hotel in New York City.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cadman Plaza Park, Cadman Plaza E, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA

Cadman Plaza has a statue on the northern end, which we’re not going to walk to today. The statue commemorates William Jay Gaynor, a former mayor of New York.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Brooklyn War Memorial, 195 Cadman Plaza W, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA

Every New York borough has a memorial like this one, in honor of the city’s residents who fought and died in the war. At the time it was built, these statues were said to be the largest in the city.

Duration: 10 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Live GPS map, Professional audio, Written text, and helpful images.
  • App for iPhone and Android along with the password.
  • Password will be sent via email and/or SMS. Please check the email from Tripadvisor after booking.
  • You should receive the password within 30 minutes. Contact us if you don’t.

  • Food, drinks, transport, parking, tickets to paid attractions.

Departure Point
High Street - Brooklyn Bridge Station, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA

Departure Time
11/25/2019 - 3/21/2021
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

1 to 2 hours

Return Details
225 Adams St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA

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