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“Not realy an atraction” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Bensonhurst

Bensonhurst
Brooklyn, NY
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Ranked #166 of 380 things to do in Brooklyn
New York City, New York
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“Not realy an atraction”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This is an old, congested neighborhood. Parking is always a problem but there are many conveniences.
Many specialty food stores (Italian, Russian) line the streets.
At Bay street, the true attraction is found at the start of a long bay side promenade which stretches for several miles, past Bay Ridge, Fort Hamilton and Verizon Narrows Bridge.
Do yourself a favor and take a slow bike ride along this strip on a warm summer evening.
Lovers occupy the many benches, fishermen wait for a bite along the railing and The Bridge looks like a post card. At the north end of the promenade you will be treated to a spectacular view of NY harbor, Lady Liberty and lower Manhattan.
Easiest way to get there is to park at one of the free parking lots along the Eastbound Belt Parkway.

Visited July 2013
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