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Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn, NY
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Brooklyn Sightseeing Tour with Lunch
Ranked #7 of 92 Attractions in Brooklyn
Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining
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Owner description: Relax on a bench to people watch, picnic or just take in the breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline along this exclusively pedestrain walkway that is lined with grand historic townhouses and features a playground at Montague Street.
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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88 reviews 88 reviews
59 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

cross the Brooklyn Bridge by using the subway and start your walk up the hill to get to the point called Brooklyn Heights. Get to the side of the river to look from the distance on the famous skyline of New York City. Allow at least 30 minutes at this spot. Works well with a walk on the Brooklyn bridge... More

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62 reviews 62 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This place is full of charm and wonderful to walk around. Then stroll back to Henry St for lunch. Hallowe'en was spectacular everyone decorated their homes and everyone was so friendly, just chatting on the street when we stopped to take photos.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Tucked along the East River, Brooklyn Heights was the first 'suburb' of Manhattan as the Wall Streets moved to a more country-like area. The architecture is wonderful, and a walk along the Promenade offers an ever-changing view of the river and the new park below. History abounds -- in the division of the area by the Brooklyn Queens Expy, Walt... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

What a great Place this neighborhood of beautiful town houses has become! The restaurants, shops and The river walk with a beautiful back drop of lower Manhattan. Plenty of room for walkers, cyclist, children play areas even for dogs!! The restored carousel is magnificent, the sporadically placed artwork adds so much character and interest ! As a native New Yorker... More

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Tunbridge Wells
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Beautiful architecture in the large brick houses making the area very pleasant to walk round and to photograph. Lovely little coffee places and quirky shops

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Orlando, Florida, USA
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95 reviews 95 reviews
40 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

History awaits you here. Narrow streets, gorgeous townhomes, a short walk to the Brooklyn Hts. Promenade with its terrific views of Manhattan. Brooklyn Hts is well worth the visit if you have more than 3 days for NYC on your visit.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Gorgeous architecture - fab for a wander on a sunny day, relative calm after a week in Manhattan. Very nice places to stop off along the way for food, drinks or icecream.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This is a great historic area and an excellent place to spend a couple of hours strolling taking in the beautiful brownstones, stopping for a coffee. You can easily combine this with a half to full day exploring the promenade, foreshore park and DUMBO. New York is so much more than Manhattan.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We hadn't planned to spend any time in Brooklyn and sometimes it's those unplanned parts of the trip which are the best. After a walk on the Promenade, we strolled and shopped on Montague St (among others), and had a great stop for coffee. It's quiet and classy and funky here and we'll be certain to return!

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San Diego, California, Usa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

many beautiful brown stones that can lead to the promenade and Brooklyn bridge and the Brooklyn park and access to the water ferrys

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