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Great views of the Narrows

When you go down to Fort Wadsworth, you will have an awesome view of the Narrows. The bridge looks... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Peter F
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Staten Island, New York
Welcome to America

Welcome to America. Impressive views after coming in from cruising the Atlantic Ocean. I’m sure... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Cavydad
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Camarillo, California
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

When you go down to Fort Wadsworth, you will have an awesome view of the Narrows. The bridge looks great also but whether you look out to sea or across the bay to Manhattan, it is terrific.

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Welcome to America. Impressive views after coming in from cruising the Atlantic Ocean. I’m sure viewing ships from the Narrows would be impressive. We had the mirror image.

Thank Cavydad
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

There are very nice views here... But I'm not sure why this is a separate attraction from the boardwalk where you can see the same views and walk the pier

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

You cant help but smile when passing under the bridge leaving NY harbor on a cruise ship. Have been by 5 times its impressive. We also still love crossing the narrows on the bridge even after 20 years of living in Staten island now. Another...More

Thank Christine K
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Plenty to do along the narrows in Staten island, go to the Fort where you can take photos of the old fort, the narrows, brooklyn and the city. Watch the ships sale in and out of port. Grab a fishing pole and fish on the...More

Thank Jaime O
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

A walk along any beach fronting on the Narrows is well worth it. The views are great in all directions. Try to view it at night when the bridge and the Battery section of Manhattan are lit up.

2  Thank Thomas W
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Reviewed 17 March 2016

The panoramic view of this beautiful place needs to be seen in person ! The photograph shown is from the even more historic Ft. Wadsworth, where a relaxing day can be highlighted with this same photo op. One of New York's best kept secrets as...More

Thank P J G
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Reviewed 7 October 2015

I think that the best view of the Narrows between Brooklyn and Staten Island is from the decks of the Queen Mary 2. We sailed under the bridge during dinner on June 3 heading out toward the Atlantic Ocean. I snapped photos as best I...More

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

The best spot for photos and just an overall view is at Fort Wadsworth lookout which is to the left of the V-Z Bridge.

Thank Laura T
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Reviewed 23 August 2015

The Narrows between Staten Island and Brooklyn are spectacular in their own way. You can enjoy them from a great vantage point in Fort Wadsworth, another view is from the Boardwalk in South Beach or from the Alice Austen Museum at the base of Hylan...More

Thank bbbob84
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