Brooklyn Bridge: 8th Wonder of the World Walking Tour
Where: Prospect Heights Brainery
190 Underhill Ave., Prospect Heights
347-292-7246 Price: $25
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Ever wonder where New York’s secret treasure vaults for the insanely rich are? Or what the effects of a highly compressed atmosphere on a common toilet would be? Have you ever found yourself wondering how much fun it must have been to be a poor immigrant in 19th century America? (SPOILER ALERT– It wasn’t!) All this and much more as we walk across the 8th wonder of the world! Get ready to explore the amazing story of this bridgeas we show you the true story of the men and women who built it.
On this tour, we’ll start in the old Five Points district, walk through Manhattan’s Civic Center area, cross the Brooklyn Bridge itself and finally end in Brooklyn Heights. You’ll fall in love with the Roebling Family and come to understand why the Brooklyn Bridge is truly the 8th Wonder of the World!
The tour meets in Thomas Paine Park, at the corner of Worth and Lafayette Streets. Advance registration is required!