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Ranked #1 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Cultural
Owner description: Offering magnificent views of the Manhattan skyline and the Brooklyn Bridge, this 1/3-mile-long sliver of green overlooks... more » Owner description: Offering magnificent views of the Manhattan skyline and the Brooklyn Bridge, this 1/3-mile-long sliver of green overlooks Brooklyn's busy industrial waterfront. « less
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Ranked #2 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
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Category: Bridges; Landmarks
Owner description: Opened in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge provides passage between Brooklyn and Manhattan for motorists, trains, bicycles and... more » Owner description: Opened in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge provides passage between Brooklyn and Manhattan for motorists, trains, bicycles and pedestrians. One of the primary symbols of New York City, it is a marvel of design and provides spectacular views of the city's skyline. « less
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Ranked #3 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
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Category: Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn has new ‘destination’ playgrounds, including a Water Lab to cool off in summer, Slide... more » Owner description: Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn has new ‘destination’ playgrounds, including a Water Lab to cool off in summer, Slide Mountain, Swing Valley and the baby friendly Sandbox Village. Jane’s Carousel, in a glass-enclosed pavilion, has restored horses from 1922. « less
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Ranked #4 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Cemeteries; Cultural

Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY, created in 1838 is New York City's most beautiful hidden gem. Easily accessabile by subway, the R train to Bklyn, 25 St station, walk up 1... more »

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Ranked #5 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
World-renowned choir of 240 voices has sold three million albums and won several Grammy and Dove Awards.
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Ranked #6 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Gardens; Outdoors

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is lovely anytime of the year, but especially when the cherry blossoms or rose garden are in full bloom. It's a photographer's dream. There are... more »

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Ranked #7 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks
Owner description: Relax on a bench to people watch, picnic or just take in the breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline along this... more » 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. « less
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Ranked #8 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: Brooklyn's answer to Central Park, Prospect Park contains a zoo, an audubon center and the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Its... more » Owner description: Brooklyn's answer to Central Park, Prospect Park contains a zoo, an audubon center and the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Its entrance is marked by the large Memorial Arch and it is a mecca for families and nature lovers who go to play ball, bird watch and listen to outdoor concerts. « less
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Ranked #9 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Art Museums; History Museums; Natural History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Located in central Brooklyn, the second-largest art museum in New York City, and one of the largest in the United States,... more » Owner description: Located in central Brooklyn, the second-largest art museum in New York City, and one of the largest in the United States, houses a prestigious collection of work from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art covering almost every culture an art lover could dream of. « less
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Ranked #10 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
Owner description: Dumbo, an acronym for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass, is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.... more » Owner description: Dumbo, an acronym for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass, is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. It encompasses two sections: one located between the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges, which connect Brooklyn to Manhattan across the East River, and another that continues east from the Manhattan Bridge to the Vinegar Hill area. « less
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Ranked #11 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Neighborhoods; Outdoors

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 from the other side of the world... more »

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Ranked #12 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: ; History Museums; Specialty Shops; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: The New York Transit Museum, one of the city's leading cultural institutions, is the largest museum in the United States... more » Owner description: The New York Transit Museum, one of the city's leading cultural institutions, is the largest museum in the United States devoted to urban public transportation history, and one of the premier institutions of its kind in the world. The Museum explores the development of the greater New York Metropolitan region through the presentations of exhibitions, tours, educational programs, and workshops dealing with the cultural, social, and technological history of public transportation. Since its inception over a quarter century ago, the Museum, housed in a historic 1936 IND subway station in Brooklyn Heights, has grown in scope and popularity. As custodian and interpreter of the region's extensive public transportation networks, the Museum strives to share, through its public programs, this rich and vibrant history with local, regional, and international audiences. « less
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Ranked #13 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Theaters & Stadiums
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Ranked #14 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
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Ranked #15 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Other; Cultural
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Ranked #16 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Educational Sites; Performances; Ballets; Operas; Theaters & Stadiums
Founded in 1859, this performing arts center is the oldest institution of its type still in operation in the United States.
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Ranked #17 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Neighborhoods; Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Beaches; Amusement/ Theme Parks; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Outdoors
Owner description: Home to famous rides like the Cyclone Roller Coaster, the Wonder Wheel and the Parachute Jump, this historic seaside section... more » Owner description: Home to famous rides like the Cyclone Roller Coaster, the Wonder Wheel and the Parachute Jump, this historic seaside section of Broooklyn is about an hour by train from Manhattan and still boasts a lively boardwalk, beach, and the best hot dogs around. « less
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Ranked #18 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #19 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #20 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Children's Museums; Museums
Owner description: A wonderful place to spend the day with the family, this museum houses a remarkable, kid-friendly collection of 20,000... more » Owner description: A wonderful place to spend the day with the family, this museum houses a remarkable, kid-friendly collection of 20,000 cultural artifacts and natural history specimens, plus live plants and animals, and award-winning exhibitions. « less
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Ranked #21 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Bridges; Landmarks
Owner description: The second longest suspension bridge in the world has historic Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn on one end, and Fort Wadsworth in... more » Owner description: The second longest suspension bridge in the world has historic Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn on one end, and Fort Wadsworth in Staten Island on the other. « less
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Ranked #22 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Neighborhoods; Outdoors
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Ranked #23 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: The fun is back at historic Coney Island! No visit to New York City is complete without a visit to the City's most famous... more » Owner description: The fun is back at historic Coney Island! No visit to New York City is complete without a visit to the City's most famous beach, boardwalk, and rides. The boardwalk's premier attraction, Luna Park, features 19 brand new rides and attractions for both kids and adults. Looking for a thrill? Check out Scream Zone - where you'll find supersonic rides that will challenge even the most hardcore roller coaster fans! And, of course, a visit to the legendary Cyclone Roller Coaster is a MUST.NEW FOR 2012: Boardwalk Flight, Coney Island Raceway, Luna Park Arcade, Laser Maze and Pop Noggins!Coming Soon: Place to Beach Restaurant and Scream Zone BBQ Trailer. « less
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Ranked #24 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #25 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Neighborhoods; Beaches; Outdoors
Located in New York, Brighton Beach is one of the largest Russian communities in the United States.
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Ranked #27 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
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Ranked #28 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Libraries; Cultural
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Ranked #29 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Historic Sites; Neighborhoods; Cultural
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Ranked #30 of 92 attractions in Brooklyn
Category: Theaters; Specialty Museums; Museums
This sideshow has the usual sword-swallower and bed-of-nails artist, plus other unique players.
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