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Williamsburg

Brooklyn, NY
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Ranked #16 of 114 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Raised in Williamsburg, Brooklyn....Williamsburg has changed in the last ten years. There are plenty of bars and restaurant to go to all over the northern end of Brooklyn.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Brooklyn has everything you could want-a modern city with it's finger on the pulse, and great historical and cultural background too!!

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

Thursdays through Saturday Williamsburg is jumping with 19-30 year olds.. Hipster paradise with fun cheap bars and awesome vintage shopping. Everyone must visit! Walk through Mcarren park to greenpoint and check out the biggest Beacons Closet - vintage shop. great selection!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Went to Williamsburg and is a simple must if you are into food and fashion. This was my time off and decide to go to their smorgasbord festival which takes place every saturday. It is super busy and great food can be found here. Is is easy to get to and on the main street you have lots of restaurant... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We were there for North-side festival. It was truly a great hipster place to be. Beautiful people walk around. Laid-back, relaxed area, with some great bars and coffee shops.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

We happened to be in the area and enjoyed having a wander around. Not a 'must do' but nice if you have the time.

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Williamsburg is quickly becoming the new hip spot to hang out now. This once obscure, lackluster neighborhood has picked up quite a bit of popularity in the past 4 years largely due to gentrification. The streets are littered with Local Bars and some establishment have begun to garner huge crowds. Williamsburg reminds me of the East Village a bit, but... More

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

North Williamsburg is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! If you are wondering where all 20+ went, look no further. Williamsburg is hopping with youngsters/hipsters/yuppies. There are tons of awesome restaurants. They have great flea markets and farmers markets. They have awesome underground electronic clubs.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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204 reviews 204 reviews
109 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I've been Williamsburg alot, I worked on a building near the Williamsburg Bridge and have been at the forefront of some of the gentrification going on there. Williamsburg is one of Brooklyn's largest and multi-layered neighborhoods and in all reality should probably be 5 different neighborhoods. The section between the bridge and Bedford-Stuyvesant is the Hasidic section of Williamsburg, the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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142 reviews 142 reviews
35 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We've only begun to explore Williamsburg in our most recent visits and have enjoyed the food, shops, bars and the vibrancy of the area. Need more time there.

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