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Address: Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Dumbo, an acronym for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass, is a...

Dumbo, an acronym for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass, is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. It encompasses two sections: one located between the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges, which connect Brooklyn to Manhattan across the East River, and another that continues east from the Manhattan Bridge to the Vinegar Hill area.

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Nice area to walk around

This is the area under the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges (they are named for which ended they started first). Great views of the river and Manhattan. Nice shops and restaurants.

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United States
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213 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the area under the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges (they are named for which ended they started first). Great views of the river and Manhattan. Nice shops and restaurants.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first time at DUMBO, and it was a pleasant surprise, despite the low temperatures. The area provides great views of the Manhattan skyline and of the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges. The only disappointment was that the bars at the nearby parks close too early.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby and I spent two weeks in Brooklyn and included Dumbo in our itinerary. We walked from our hotel on Duffield St and just absorbed the local culture along the way (busy traffic, noisy etc. but great). Dumbo is gorgeous and is under the Brooklyn Bridge so makes for brilliant photos. Cobbled streets and unique, quirky shops make it a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked over the Brooklyn Bridge and strolled around Dumbo for the day, had pizza and one of the locals and strolled back over the Brooklyn Bridge. Easy walk just take some water. Great little area to hang out and sit in the park.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is alocal neighbourhood. We were here in late December, the wind was biting and many shops were closed. However we enjoyed several breakfast opportunities, the scenery, wandering the somewhat undeveloped areas and windowshopping !

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Sanford, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like the restaurants but finding parking can be very difficult. The area attracts a wide range of younger people. Walking can be difficult because of cobblestones, uneven streets and sidewalks, the hills can be steep.

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really fun place to wander, shop, and eat near downtown Brooklyn and the Brooklyn Bridge. Don't forget to hike up to Vinegar Hill. Well worth it.

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Brooklyn, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dumbo still has a mixture of old industrial--rutted cobblestone streets with old rail tracks, some time-worn buildings, the last few vestiges of its decades as a manufacturing center --but it is fading quickly. Many decades ago (like, when the Brooklyn Dodgers were baseball's world champions), Dumbo--a clever acronym for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass--was part of one of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walk over the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhatten , down the staircase on your left before the end of the bridge and down the street towards the river to Dumbo. There is a great old fashioned coffee warehouse by the waterfront. Lovely walk and views of bridges

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cleaned up (read heavily gentrified) area of Brooklyn. Lots of picturesque streets, stunning views of Manhattan, access to the Brooklyn Bridge, a couple of subway stations, and several top notch dining options (including 2 coal fired pizza legends). The easiest way to visit is to come across the Brooklyn Bridge, enjoy a few hours and then take... More 

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