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The Best of Brooklyn Walking Tour: "The Brooklyn Revolution!"

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You'll start at
52 Chambers St
52 Chambers St, New York, NY 10007, USAPLEASE BE ON TIME. Please arrive 10 minutes early and please give yourself enough time to get to the starting point as there are many public transportation delays and traffic. If you are late it is nearly impossible to meet up with the group once it leaves the starting point.
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  • 1
    Brooklyn Bridge
    Stop: 65 minutes -
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  • 2
    Brooklyn Bridge Park
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 3
    Dumbo
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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  • 4
    Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 5
    Brooklyn Heights
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 6
    Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
Cadman Plaza West
Cadman Plaza W, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USAClose to the A and C trains and the 2 and 3 trains are nearby
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Important Information
Departure Point
52 Chambers St, New York, NY 10007, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Cadman Plaza West, Cadman Plaza W, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
Inclusions
  • Licensed New York City Tour Guide
Exclusions
  • Transportation
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Tours go out in rain, snow and shine. There are no cancellations or rescheduling for rain or snow within 24 hours of the start of the tour.
  • PLEASE ARRIVE 10 MINUTES EARLY TO CHECK IN.. Once the tour leaves it is very difficult to find the group on the Brooklyn Bridge.
  • The TOUR BEGINS IN MANHATTAN at 52 Chambers Street near the Brooklyn Bridge and the TOUR ENDS IN BROOKLYN.
  • The closest subway to the end of the tour is the A, C High Street station. The 2, 3 Clark Street station is within walking distance. Please check the MTA.info website for subway closures and service restrictions.
  • Tour meets in Manhattan at the Tweed Courthouse at 52 Chambers Street.
  • The tour is approximately 3 miles and takes about 3 hours. The walk is of moderate difficulty as there are inclined walkways/sidewalks on the Brooklyn Bridge and along the tour.
  • As the tour is outdoors, check the weather forecast for appropriate clothing.
  • There are no food or drinks included on the tour.
  • Tour is non-refundable or exchangeable after the standard cancellation policy.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • DO NOT BE LATE. It is VERY difficult to find the group once it leaves the meeting point.
  • Give yourself more time than you think you need given delays in subways, buses and traffic.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Visit Revolutionary Tours NYC site for more info.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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YuTurner wrote a review Jan 2020
13 contributions14 helpful votes
We thoroughly enjoyed this tour with Bruce. He is very knowledgeable and organized. If you like history, this tour is for you.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from BruceR1496, Owner at The Best of Brooklyn Walking Tour: "The Brooklyn Revolution!"
Responded 4 weeks ago
Many thanks for the review. I'm so glad you enjoyed it. I hope to see you again soon. Bruce
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David Ross wrote a review Dec 2019
2 contributions
We have gone on many walking tours over the years, and Bruce Racond’s was the most engaging, informative, and historically fascinating tour we have ever experienced! His preparation, dramatic visual aids, infectious enthusiasm, superb original research, and narrative arcs are
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from BruceR1496, Owner at The Best of Brooklyn Walking Tour: "The Brooklyn Revolution!"
Responded 25 Dec 2019
Hello David, Thank you so much for your review and recommendation of the Best of Brooklyn tour. It was quite a stormy day with many different forms of water and ice coming out of the sky. We were all intrepid and I'm glad that you had an enjoyable time. I hope to see you both again on another tour. Bruce
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ahlubitz wrote a review Oct 2019
10 contributions4 helpful votes
Bruce Racond is an unexcelled tour guide. He weaves history with scenery, including well-known and hidden landmarks, in an exciting and humanistic manner during a three-hour walk through a portion of Brooklyn and over its famous Bridge. He welcomes questions from his guests and
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from BruceR1496, Owner at The Best of Brooklyn Walking Tour: "The Brooklyn Revolution!"
Responded 3 Nov 2019
I really appreciate your kind words and recommendation. It's a great pleasure to share the fascinating history of Brooklyn with people like you. Bruce
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warrfam2017 wrote a review Aug 2019
6 contributions
Weather was great and tour was even better. Information given on the tour was so very interesting. The views from the bridge can't be beat. The tour in Brooklyn was very interesting also. Fantastic! Informative! Enjoyable! We stopped and got ice cream at Jacques
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from BruceR1496, Owner at The Best of Brooklyn Walking Tour: "The Brooklyn Revolution!"
Responded 27 Aug 2019
Thank you for your review of the Brooklyn Revolution walking tour and your recommendation. I'm really glad you enjoyed the tour and I hope to see you again. Bruce
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LoveOfMagic wrote a review Apr 2019
28 contributions7 helpful votes
Easily the BEST BROOKLYN TOUR we have ever taken (we took around 6 or so since we work and formerly lived in Brooklyn)! Bruce, our tour guide and founder of Revolutionary Tours, showed us spectacular views from the Brooklyn Bridge and told us all about its almost 150-year
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Date of experience: March 2019
Response from BruceR1496, Owner at The Best of Brooklyn Walking Tour: "The Brooklyn Revolution!"
Responded 14 Apr 2019
Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback and give a recommendation of the Brooklyn tour. I'm very glad that you found it informative and enjoyed the views and neighborhoods. Thanks again, Bruce
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This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travelers have to say about the operator.

By: Revolutionary Tours NYC
becky s
Kansas
10
Worth every penny & then some!
I would take this tour again. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Bruce was so engaging and passionate about
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Rachelle
51
Favorite thing I did in New York!
This tour was my absolute favorite thing I did during my trip to New York. Our tour guide, Bruce, was very funny,
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YuTurner
Derwood, Maryland
914
Great Tour!
We thoroughly enjoyed this tour with Bruce. He is very knowledgeable and organized. If you like history, this
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Mark J
10
Hamilton & Washington Tour: Top Rate!
Despite the frigid and windy (though clear!) weather, tour leader Bruce Racond held my attention (and that of my
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David Ross
10
BEST TOUR EVER
We have gone on many walking tours over the years, and Bruce Racond’s was the most engaging, informative, and
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Linda Segreto L
11
Hamilton & Washington in NYC:Secrets of the past
If every history class were like this tour, kids would be crashing the gates to get in. Bruce is a gifted
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marygnp
Levittown, New York
81
A Must for Hamilton and History Buff!
Although it was a brisk and windy day, we had the most amazing time on this tour. Bruce is an outstanding tour
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Inge Zegwaard
Oyster Bay, New York
10
Great way to see and learn about NYC, behind the scenes !!!
Today I took my second tour with Bruce Racond, the very talented guide of Revolutionary Tours Inc. of NYC ! A
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Lauren T
10
Lauren Tietz
My husband and I took our twin 7th graders and 8th graded on this tour. We all loved it! Bruce, the tour guide,
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Sable Brooke
New York City, New York
54
Secrets Central Park
Bruce was the tour guide. Very knowledgeable and shared a lot of history about Central Park. I was sooo glad I
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