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Williamsburg

Brooklyn, NY
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Ranked #16 of 117 Attractions in Brooklyn
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Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping, Arts and crafts, Drinking
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New York City, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This is an amazing neighborhood with trendy bars and restaurants. The neighborhood is considered the home of Hipsters and one can see their touches in all of the places around. If you are there dyring the day looking to do some shoping amd grab a bite, or have a need of a drink (or 2) at night, Williamsburg is the... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Williamsburg is nice for a stroll - you find it very different from Manhattan, much more residential - with little boutiques and nice café's and very few chains like Starbucks and the likes and all sorts of pop-up galleries.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Went here with my husband one day searching for baby stuff. Landed literally in a treasure box in the small shop "Little Jake". Ate an amazing meatball lunch at "the meatball shop" and at the end of the day we were carrying a lot of shopping bags.. Williamsburg has some great boutiques for everyone. A café on every street and... More

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McLean, Virginia
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344 reviews 344 reviews
103 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

If you want to see the Big Apple, find a private short-term rental in Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood. Dozens of nice little niche cafés offer breakfast to start your day in Brooklyn. You can go check out the City's sights by day. Return to Williamsburg for a delicious evening meal at an establishment you choose from dozens of bistros or restaurants,... More

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seattle
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

strolling Williamsburg to find dinner we walked by a sculptor's warehouse - garage door open - and met a very interesting man, admired his work, and then continued on for a lovely dinner in a small restaurant. None of this was by plan or design - just happenstance. I have no idea if this sort of traveling luck happens often... More

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Long Island, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Williamsburg is a nice, trendy area. We've spent plenty of nights here and it's a great place to eat, drink, or see a show. (And the Waffle Truck!!!) During the day, there are a lot of thrift stores to shop at, one of the best cupcake shops around, and a gorgeous park right by the water. I would recommend coming... More

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Marlboro, New Jersey, USA
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153 reviews 153 reviews
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I come here often now with my wife and freinds to take in what is now a fun happening place to visit. Great variety of lounges and restaurants and closer for us than going into NYC sometimes.

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Montcaret, France
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We arrived via the East River ferry and spent an agreeable morning wandering around. Lots of places to eat and lots of boutiques, but we were looking for some unusual things to take home and there was a distinct lack of places for browsing for items like these. As others have said, a relief from Manhattan skyscrapers.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Very cool place to hang out, during day time and night time also. Young area with dinners, bars, restaurants, shops. A must go if you visit NY.

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Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I'm staying at Berry and 10th. It's incredible how much this Neighborhood has changed in the past years. You can find great restaurants and new condos practically everywhere.

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