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Address: Atlantic Ave. and Court St., Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone Number: +1 718-941-3160
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Built in 1844 by the Long Island Railroad, this tunnel is 17 feet high and...

Built in 1844 by the Long Island Railroad, this tunnel is 17 feet high and 231 feet wide and became part of a train network that eventually expanded to Boston.

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It was different experience to see the world oldest tunnel which I had heard so when went there it was nice to see

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 February 2016
ZaimJee
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

It was different experience to see the world oldest tunnel which I had heard so when went there it was nice to see

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Can I just say how hilarious it is to find this place in TA? Why is this even here? Its busy during rush hour and absolutely disgustingly hot in the summer. There is an ongoing display of photographs of Brooklyn in the Tunnel closer to the B/Q line, which depict various scenes of Brooklyn, and it does get changed, i... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2012

We were fortunate to be able to take a tour of this bit of New York history before the city shut it down in 2011. There was a quite a wait on the weekend afternoon as several hundred people climbed one-by-one down a single ladder into the world's oldest subway tunnel, but founder Bob Diamond entertained us with the story... More 

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