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Park Slope

Brooklyn, NY
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Ranked #13 of 112 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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New York City, New York
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244 reviews 244 reviews
58 attraction reviews
754 helpful votes 754 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

This section of Brooklyn became a new hot spot to live a few years ago when Manhattan got even more expensive. Restaurants galore, beautiful side streets and great shopping on the Avenues.

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Delran, NJ
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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW

In this neighborhood, you are never far from a coffee shop, bar, restaurant, florist, park or boutique. Great old brownstones too. I like to imagine how it was when one family lived in one of these beauties. Although I'm sure many are single family homes, many are now apartments. Great place to wander around in and not far from Manhattan... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

The neighborhood provides with everything you can possibly want. Amazing restaurants, beautiful brownstones, bars, coffee shops and most importantly...the amazing prospect park. Park Slope is also very family oriented and very kid friendly. It is also one of the safest neighborhoods in NY. Highly recommended.

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Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Didn't realize how close Brooklyn is to Manhattan by subway, or how pretty it can be. Upside: architecture, park (especially audubon center/zoo/skating/stables), restaurants (Al Di La!), boutiques, BAM, and Brooklyn Museum. We also liked that it was closer to Coney Island and within walking distance of the new stadium. Downside: Lacks the go-go energy and buzz of Manhattan.

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London
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This area is in the heart of Brooklyn when we were walking we got lost and ended up in Park Slope what a lovely surprise it was. Lovely town houses clean tree lined streets and nice high street with lots of restaurants. I loved this area it would be a good area to reside if you are staying longer in... More

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Lincolnshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Great neighbourhood, up and coming area. Varied selection of bars and restaurants. You need to do a little research as some areas industrialised. Well worth the effort.

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I had heard that Park Slope was the up and coming place to be and be seen and that it was the new Manhattan. Not yet, You really do need to do your research if you are planning to stay in Park Slope as parts of it are highly industrialised and commercial and not very nice to stay. 7th Avenue... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

had a fabulous meal at Talde and then another at their sister restaurant, PORK Slope(casual, burgers, que, wings and a GREAT BAR). Same folks have another place close by called Thistle Hill and my colleague went there and said it was fantastic....we're food people so take it to heart when we say definitely make these a stop on your trip!

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Such a great neighbourhood. We stayed here for a few nights at the end of our trip and wish we'd had longer. Really great transport options, good shopping and some really great places to eat & drink.

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Hebron, lsrael
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124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Park Slope is one of the best known of Brooklyn's many beautiful residential neighborhoods. It is worth walking there with the architectural guidebook AIA GUIDE TO NEW YORK CITY. On many streets are lovely old brownstones - row houses where each 3-4-storey building is owned by one family - from the late 19th century. The district is quite upscale, so... More

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