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Park Slope

Brooklyn, NY
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Ranked #14 of 114 attractions in Brooklyn
Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
Traveler Description: Park Slope is the area of Brooklyn that families choose (with help from friends-of-friends, guidebooks and a couple of YouTube videos) to move to... more »
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Sydney, Australia
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99 reviews 99 reviews
51 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

I spent a couple of hours strolling through Park Slope and enjoyed seeing the many stately brownstones and myriad of churches in this precinct. Many different architectural styles in the commercial buildings too. If you only have time to visit one Brooklyn brownstone precinct however I would recommend Brooklyn Heights.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We used airnb to find an apartment that was on fifth avenue and loved the area. It felt like we were seeing a bit of the city that 'real' people lived in and all of the places to eat that we tried were fantastic. There was a park just over the road, and a great Italian next door (l'albero dei... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

It is the United Nations of neighborhoods -- you can find every kind of person here, eat almost any kind of food, hang out and any kind of bar, shop in eclectic and fun stores and visit Prospect Park, too.

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Tucson, Arizona
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My nephew and family live there, just down the street from lovely Prospect park. Lots of good restaurants, coffee and ice cream shops.

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Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Loved this area in Brooklyn! Very family oriented with lots of cute restaurants and healthy organic stores.. All the corner stores here are mainly Natural food shops with kombucha galore lol. - Called Park Slope because the area is on a slanted hill beginning from Prospect Park - another must see! - This area has the beautiful new yorker town... More

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New York City, New York
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104 reviews 104 reviews
28 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

If you are visiting New York, I would only recommend visiting Park Slope if you are also going to Prospect Park. Otherwise, I don't think it would really be worth the trip (unless you are staying here). You'll find quaint brownstones and streets in Manhattan. I live in a nearby neighborhood, not I don't go to Park Slope unless it's... More

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brooklyn, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

lovely taste of brooklyn. kid and dog friendly. great shops and restaurants. close to prospect park which deserves a visit on its own!

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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60 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We made our way up to 7th st and walked down here to 5th ave. Our stroll down 7th awarded us with some lovely photos of the brownstones ,the detailing on the stoops ,the stone balustrades and the creativity of the tiny gardens at the front - we must have passed (and perused) at least 5 stoop sales , and... More

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Malverne, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

There are so many places in my hometown that I am in love with. There are so many places that a NYC tourist can visit and not spend a fortune. Park Slope is one of these places. Some of the locals complain that it has gotten too high end...they call it gentrified. This is true. When I was growing up... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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206 reviews 206 reviews
109 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I've been here a lot when I lived in Brooklyn more recently in September 2013 during a moving trip. Park Slope is the most preferred neighborhood in Brooklyn for several reasons- *It's houses are Beautiful Brownstone Buildings which provide some of the most visually appealing Architecture in all of Brooklyn. *It is located on several small streets with numerous bars... More

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