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Jane's Carousel

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Address: Brooklyn Bridge Park at Dock Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
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US$6.50*
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The first time we walked to Jane's Carousel was a Monday and it was closed. It was something I really wanted to do with my son so we decided to return on another day when it was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The first time we walked to Jane's Carousel was a Monday and it was closed. It was something I really wanted to do with my son so we decided to return on another day when it was open. It was so worth it! The carousel is exquisite and it brought back so many childhood memories - they just don't make... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Famous from Instagram and many blogs I follow. But now it was time for me to take a horse for a ride. It was everything and more I hoped for! We were there on a snowy afternoon which made it even more magical. Four ladies who are still girls went for a ride in a tutu and had a blast.... More 

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Ingleside, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

was closed when we got there. no note as to why???? ;-( beautiful otherwise. huge carousel encased in a glass box. a little hard to find if you don't know its there

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

What else can you do in NYC for $2? Great views of the City for the adults and a fun carousel for kids. Win win Not an NYC essential but a fun bonus if you're in passing, saddle up.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We walked across Brooklyn Bridge and we saw Janes Carousel Absolutely fantastic I can't believe you can buy something for $2 The weather was perfect It made our day Thanks Dickie :-))

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Kids would love Jane’s Carousel located in the Brooklyn Bridge Park, a beautiful merry-go-round with a view that’s worth its admission price. This carousel has been around since 1922 and a piece of beautiful craftsmanship. The view itself is dizzying, with a panoramic view of both the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge and Manhattan skyline in the horizon. One... More 

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Boardman, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Jane's carousel was originally located at Idora Park, in my hometown of Youngstown, Ohio. The park burned down in the 1980's, but Jane purchased the entire carousel and restored it to its original state. I was on a bus trip to New York City from Oct 27-30, and this was a must-do!!! The carousel is more beautiful that I remembered!... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Classic carousel ride that is fun for all ages! $2 per ride. Located by the docks with a great view of the city skyline. Great photo op with the skyline and/or carousel.

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Mountain View, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Visit here for great views of the Brooklyn, Manhattan and FDR bridges from either side. Right by the Carousel is a cute park where runners, dogs and family mingle on the weekends. Around the corner are neat breakfast places so well worth the walk across t he Brooklyn Bridge. Great ambiance.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Surprisingly quiet and not at all busy, which was a nice change of pace from being in the city for 3 full days. The carousel was beautiful, inexpensive and there wasn't anyone else on it but us! We were able to take pictures, enjoy the view and be sheltered from the slightly windy day of throwing rocks into the bay... More 

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