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Secrets of the Brooklyn Bridge Walking Tour

From US$35.00
Secrets of the Brooklyn Bridge Walking Tour
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Secrets of the Brooklyn Bridge Walking Tour
Gain access to little-known secrets on this Brooklyn Bridge walking tour. As you stroll over the 130-year-old structure, your guide gives you the inside scoop on stories that range from love locks to an old Cold War fallout shelter. See the bridge new and different perspectives as you head down to explore underneath with your guide.
What to Expect


  • Cross the bridge span, which offers one of the best vantage points in New York City
  • Explore the perimeter of the Manhattan and Brooklyn anchorages of the bridge
  • Discover Brooklyn Bridge’s various secrets, including its old Cold War fall out shelter, the love locks, the Russian fur vaults, the bridge jumper survivor’s support group and so many others

Price: $35 (+ fees)
What to bring: Comfortable walking shoes.
What to know: The tour is 2-hours; please consult with the MTA for weekend subway schedules and routing changes. NOTE: While this tour will cover the history of the bank vaults and Cold War shelter, we will not be going inside.

Reviews (6)
1 - 5 of 6 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great Experience Overall: But More Bridge than Secrets

I love the Untapped Cities newsletter--full of fascinating history and, indeed, secrets about New York. Since I grew up in New York but no longer live their, it's particularly fun for me. Consequently, when planning activities for me, my wife, and a couple of friends...More

Thank Chris M
Augustin P, Owner at Untapped Cities, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for recommending this tour!

Reviewed 22 May 2018
The NY landmark

Mandy, our guide, was informative and enthusiastic as she described to us the vast undertaking of building the bridge. The bridge was packed with pedestrians and some bikers which sort of gave us the feel of old New York, a walking city. Our group was...More

Thank Jo-Ann D
Augustin P, Owner at Untapped Cities, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Fun, informative, great exercise!

We spent a very interesting afternoon with Mandy walking the Brooklyn Bridge and being entertained by a guide who's passion in infectious. If you have any interest in the history of NYC, I highly suggest you consider this tour. And the tour encompassed NYC history...More

Thank michellesK4713ML
Augustin P, Owner at Untapped Cities, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you very much! Mandy is terrific indeed and we are very happy she is part of our team!

Reviewed 30 April 2018
We didn't like moving at other people' speed.

Research before your visits and walk at your speed and look at your choices. We did and had a much better experience.

Thank Tassass
Reviewed 25 April 2018
Tour Confirms Brooklyn Bridge as Iconic New York City Historic Landmark

The great adventure of the Roebling famiily's pursuit of building a magnificent bridge from Manhattan to Brooklyn comes to life on this excellent walking tour. Lead by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide, Mandy Edgecomb, this tour featured a bottom to top look at the building...More

Thank Bill F
Augustin P, Owner at Untapped Cities, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thank you so much! Mandy is indeed really great and her passion for NYC comes through very clearly on her tours! Thank you again and we hope to see you soon on more Untapped Cities Tours

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