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Williamsburg Bridge

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Williamsburg Bridge, New York, NY 10002, United States

The Williamsburg Bridge was the longest suspension bridge in the world when it opened in 1903, and the first with all-steel towers. The 310-foot steel towers support four cables, each measuring 18 inches in diameter and weighing 4,344 tons.

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    Matt H.
    "One of my favorite views of the city at night."(34 Tips)
    seth l.
    "try the graffiti and street art - you won't be disappointed."(4 Tips)
    Evan M.
    "Yo, stop walking on the bike path!"(15 Tips)
    seth l.
    "... east side and bedford 'hipster' avenue."(3 Tips)
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  • Kate Y.

    It gets easier the second half, regardless of running, walking or biking. Haha.

    Kate Yan · 3 weeks ago
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  • Amber E.

    cool bridge

    Amber E · May 4
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  • Peter W.

    Check out the pedestrian bridge connecting the bike and pedestrian walkways on either side and get a great view of the trains passing below!

    Peter Wu · April 5
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  • David M.

    You can get some fantastic photographs here. #wwim11nyc was here!

    David Ma · March 30
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  • Andrew F.

    Great for a late night run

    Andrew Furman · January 20
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  • Stephen R.

    Its what connects us

    Stephen Ruiz · December 27, 2014
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  • Andrew F.

    Awesome running path

    Andrew Furman · November 5, 2014
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  • George L. R.

    The 1st bridge I ever knew. I love crossing this bridge and reminiscing of years past.

    George L. Rosario · October 28, 2014
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  • Sara T.

    Great views, even from the subway.

    Sara T. · October 13, 2014
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  • Kimmie O.

    Check out the street art graffiti

    Kimmie Ohh · October 5, 2014
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  • Kimmie O.

    Scenic views of the city ❤

    Kimmie Ohh · October 5, 2014
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  • Nikki E.

    Great views, graffiti, and traffic is spilt between bikes/runners and walkers. Smart.

    Nikki Erskine · September 27, 2014
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  • Fortune C.

    Stay in your own lane

    Fortune Cookie · August 31, 2014
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  • Allison L.

    Pretty in Pink.

    Allison Loftus · August 27, 2014
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  • Daisy R.

    La Vista es hermosa ❤️

    Daisy Rodriguez · August 27, 2014
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  • LukaSH

    Pink bridge for nice pink photos.

    LukaSH · August 26, 2014
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  • Nick J.

    Look mom, no tolls.

    Nick Jordan · August 12, 2014
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  • Doraly P.

    Great for runs, you have your own lane!

    Doraly Pantaleon · July 24, 2014
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  • ESPEZY

    The east river isn't really a river. #ShitYouDidntKnow

    ESPEZY · June 7, 2014
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  • Adriana @.

    Just come see the wine bars and restaurants and galleries and stores from LES west ti the Hudson River.

    Adriana @ YuGGleR APP · April 11, 2014
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  • al b.

    Hot ppl up here

    al bedell · April 8, 2014
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  • Chunky

    Right pedestrian lane is for cyclers, if you walk there they could be sometimes bit crazy. The left is for pedestrians only.

    Chunky · March 19, 2014
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  • Chunky

    On the eastern side there is an interesting Jewish Hassidic neighborhood nearby.

    Chunky · March 19, 2014
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  • Matt H.

    Great views of the Manhattan skyline.

    Matt Hargrave · February 5, 2014
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  • Kendra M.

    Get a window seat

    Kendra Muscarella · January 3, 2014
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  • Douglass B.

    ALWAYS TRAFFIC HEADING TO THE CITY

    Douglass Bryant · December 12, 2013
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  • Mark G.

    Use inside lane !

    Mark G · December 2, 2013
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  • Kaylen H.

    invent your own signature position. you have a signature scent, so why not this? Then give it a code name!

    Kaylen Hann · December 2, 2013
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  • Matt S.

    Take after dark. Avoid bike lane.

    Matt Saba · November 2, 2013
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  • Uber NYC

    Senior Community Manager Ed crosses this bridge daily on his bike, but also loves to pause and take in the street art and occasional sunset whenever possible.

    Uber NYC · October 11, 2013
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  • Sass Conf

    Great walk. Great view of the city. Great vibe. Beautiful people. Do yourself a favor and enjoy the 25 minute walk across the bridge. Coming into Manhattan is the best part.

    Sass Conf · October 6, 2013
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  • Brad P.

    walking back to manhatten

    Brad Park · October 5, 2013
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  • The Corcoran Group

    Our favorite way to get across: taking the M train, where there's cell service and great views!

    The Corcoran Group · October 3, 2013
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  • Lu

    Pretty views

    Lu · September 9, 2013
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  • Oscar N.

    Barba ya, anteojos ya, creo que ya puedo ser vecino de esta zona!

    Oscar Naveja · August 31, 2013
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  • Léna Le Rolland

    The view by night is breathtaking

    Léna Le Rolland · August 31, 2013
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  • Benny B.

    Not bad going into Manhattan, but always traffic on the BQE. And unless you're a hipster, you don't want to go to Williamsburg.

    Benny Bang Bang · July 23, 2013
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  • Adrienne C.

    Justin is PHENOMENAL. Color, cut and an awesome 0erson. Triple threat!

    Adrienne Clark · June 27, 2013
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  • Brian P.

    Warning. Don't walk on the north side bike lane! South side has pedestrian path so you won't get ran over. :)

    Brian Paupaw · June 17, 2013
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  • Ali W.

    Send your last texts and tweets before you hit essex street on the Manhattan bound J and Z trains

    Ali Wakil · June 7, 2013
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  • Octane

    Police checkpoint at the first exit, Broadway at night during the Summer.

    Octane · June 6, 2013
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  • Theresa L.

    Beautiful bridge!! Beautiful view too

    Theresa Liu · April 26, 2013
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  • Boberto P.

    Take Allen north and 2nd ave south NEVER take Bowery, 14th or Houston

    Boberto Patricio · March 31, 2013
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  • Alexander R.

    Has its ups and downs. Also, a bit wet underneath.

    Alexander Reh · February 27, 2013
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  • Touie B.

    Coming over the bridge? Walk a block up to RIVINGTON 151 for a drink! Open late everyday

    Touie Bluey · February 20, 2013
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  • Nicole B.

    Love the view of the city from here!!

    Nicole Baker · January 30, 2013
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  • Rob M.

    Awesome skyline views-but pay attention to your driving!

    Rob Mehta · December 30, 2012
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  • Erin F.

    Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy the view!

    Erin Fish · December 24, 2012
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  • seth l.

    great walking bridge connecting two cultural hubs - the lower east side and bedford 'hipster' avenue.

    seth lachs · November 5, 2012
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  • seth l.

    try the graffiti and street art - you won't be disappointed. best time to walk over is during golden hour as the sun begins to see. amazing photography.

    seth lachs · November 5, 2012
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