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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our first visit to new york we took the cable car that runs alongside the bridge. It's great to go to Roosevelt island and see the city from the other side.

Thank jofunkyfacepainter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is possibly the least famous of the crossings into the east side of Manhattan, but is no less impressive for that status It has two main spans, from Manhattan to Roosevelt island and then from the island to Queens. One of the best ways...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The 59th Street/Queensboro/Ed Koch Bridge is an easy and free crossing over the East River. Perfect for Midtown or Upper East/West side destinations.

Thank sushiguy79
Reviewed 4 October 2018

When I lived in the City many years ago I had friends that lived in Flushing. This is the bridge they took into the City. When you arrive at LaGuardia Airpost ask your cab driver to "take the Bridge". They will complain, tell you it...More

Thank john b
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Just walk! It's takes about 15-20 minutes walk then if you're tired then take a subway N or R train to go back to Manhattan. It's amazing views! Although there is the fence of course but still great view from there. So many people are...More

Thank Annabelle_8314
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The bridge is quite massive, but not one that you should go out of your way to see in my humble opinion. There is a nice walking trail on the bridge and along side of it at ground level. But I don't get the 4...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 14 August 2018

If I had to decide which is the nicest bridge in Manhatten I would not pick this one, but surely I will pick it second. Nice, Modest, convenient and beautifully add to the skyline of the city.

Thank Rami A
Reviewed 10 August 2018

are known through many film. Hardly anybody knows this one. Personally I like this bridge ... u can use it without paying toll. which is a big advantage. Last time i found this bridge and the Roosevelt Island Tramways... Besides she is the next bridge...More

Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Nice bi level bridge over the East River. One of my favorites because there are no tolls. Now the Ed Koch Bridge named after the former NYC Mayor. Named after a very nice man.

Thank sushiguy79
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

I love the Queensboro Bridge, also known as the 59th Street Bridge or the Ed Koch Bridge. The three names may be confusing to some, but New Yorkers just know the names are interchangeable. I also love seeing the Bridge when it is used for...More

Thank GeorgeH-LI_NY-ExPat
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