attractions in lower east side
Every corner of Lower East Side offers ample excitement with its popular landmarks and awesome bridges and beautiful art galleries, all great excuses to wander the city.
One of the major crossings of the East River, Williamsburg Bridge serves some of the busiest arteries in New York City. The Bridge opened in 1903, linking the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Walk over this amazing giant bridge to get the gorgeous views of the city and East River.
Sara D. Roosevelt Park
A shimmering stretch of green space spread across 7.8-acre, this park features a basketball court, handball court, volleyball court, and a track. The park was opened in 1934 and was named after philanthropist Sara Delano Roosevelt. Get refreshing respite from hustle and bustle of life and enjoy it with your kids and family.
South Street Seaport Museum
Nestled between the Brooklyn Bridge and the canyons of Wall Street, South Street Seaport Museum is the place to explore the rich history of Lower Manhattan’s maritime. You can experience the decks and cabins of six historic ships and see exhibitions of maritime art and artifacts. You can also browse through various little shops and dining spaces.
East River Park
Spread across a sprawling area of 57.5-acre, East River Park is a public park with stunning views of Manhattan Bridge and Brooklyn Bridge. Opened in 1939, the park is now the largest greenery space in the entire Lower East Side. The park features an amphitheatre, bike paths, playgrounds and sports fields and is a famous fishing spot.