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Address: 179th Street and Riverside Drive, New York City, NY 10033
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Major bridge over the Hudson River that connects New York and New Jersey.

Major bridge over the Hudson River that connects New York and New Jersey.

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IF You're Driving Into Manhattan...

The GWB is a wonderful, beautiful bridge. If it's your FIRST time driving into Manhattan take the LOWER level... Why? Because the views of the city are unobstructed from the lower... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Beautiful Double decker bridge, suspension bridge- 4 lanes in each direction. Links the States of New Jersey (Ft. Lee) and New York (Manhattan - Washington Heights) across the Hudson river. Some of the most fantastic views of the Palisades Cliffs and New York City. the Bridge is the most busiest bridge in the world, handling commuters and truck traffic .... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The GWB is a wonderful, beautiful bridge. If it's your FIRST time driving into Manhattan take the LOWER level... Why? Because the views of the city are unobstructed from the lower level whereas the upper level walkway rails are right at passenger eye level so you can't really see the city. If you have a chance sometime, exit at the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

magnificent bridge to drive on especially at night seeing the night sky line . I always enjoy driving . you can ride a bike or jug too!

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Thank badbaruch57
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

One of my favorite sights of Uptown Manhattan. Nice to look at during the day, extremely beautiful at night.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

One of many ways to get from NJ to NYC, a trip across the bridge offers a beautiful view up and down the Hudson River.

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This amazing bridge has a span which catches you by surprise. There are many bridges which I'd say you have to see in NYC....this one is overlooked when folks are 'ticking the must see' list....yet it should be right up there.

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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

If you have enought time to see upper Manhattan, don't miss the Met Cloisters museum& the Washington Bridge. They are quite close to each other and the view is wonderful.

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Reviewed 26 December 2016

This is a beautiful bridge with sweeping views of New Jersey and New York. In my lifetime I have probably been over it 1,000 plus times. That said, if it is a holiday, rush hour or an accident has occurred people have been known to experience a lot of stress due to being stuck for hours.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

This was an impressive way for final exit from New York, and although it was busy there were no real delays. To be on a bridge with 2 levels and traffic seemingly coming up from below was an amazing experience and the construction beyond belief. The views were amazing from the upper deck.

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Isla Verde, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

I have visited NY many times, and is my first walk on the Washington Bridge upper deck. As expected, it was crowded, but not chaotic. The views of the Hudson River and the skyline were amazing. Families, couples, solos from many countries...and if you wished to perpetuate the momento, always someone willing to take your picture. Beautiful!!

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