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Green-Wood Cemetery

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Lovely but hilly!

Didn’t look at photos before going and so didn’t anticipate it being so hilly. Also, while the main... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Gorgeous Cemetery

Impressed by the grounds of this 478 acre cemetary park. They have taken care of this area and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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500 25th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232-1755
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Didn’t look at photos before going and so didn’t anticipate it being so hilly. Also, while the main “streets” are accessible, the paths that cut through some areas are not! Not complaining, it is a beautiful resting place and the free map is absolutely excellent...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressed by the grounds of this 478 acre cemetary park. They have taken care of this area and improved with the generations.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a guided tour on a trolley with a group of New York organists. The tour guide, Ruth was excellent and extremely knowledgeable about historical and fun facts of people who were buried in this cemetery. If you're walking when visiting, be sure to wear...More

Thank Sam E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most people stay away from Cemeteries. However, this one is different. Why? It has alot of bodies of water within the Cemetery itself for one thing so it could make for some good photo opportunities..believe it or not. In addition, alot of people come here...More

Thank Glen K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not being American I didn’t recognise many of the famous names so I probably didn’t get as much out of the visit. That said the cemetery is beautifully kept with a lake and views out over the Hudson towards Liberty island and the Manhattan skyline....More

Thank MWSurrey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fascinating hike uphill and downhill. Terrific views of Manhattan skyline as well as the harbor. Graves are some of the oldest in NYC so be sure to use the map to locate people like Leonard Bernstein

Thank ckocour2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful historic cemetery where some of NYC's most notable residents are laid to rest. Beautiful architecture and a nationally recognized arboretum. Lots of steep hills and slopes, so elderly people or those with endurance issues may want to take into consideration.

Thank Karlo M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is such a hidden gem! This tour was like visiting an outdoor art museum, The cemetery was built before Central Park so New Yorkers used to bring a picnic lunch and spend the day there under the gorgeous shade trees. We had an excellent...More

3  Thank nvachon1
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Huge cemetery with many beautiful statues and crypts. The Brooklyn location has an excellent view of both Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty. Not a bad free thing to see if you're in Brooklyn.

Thank Redgrant
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Pre-booked the hidden treasures tour. Got a lovely welcome when we arrived and hopped on the trolley bus which was luckily air conditioned because it was an absolutely scorching day. Had a great guide, Marge (?) who was larger than life and even sang us...More

3  Thank Ruth B
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Response from Marge R | Reviewed this property |
Trolley tours are great. Heated in the winter, A/C for the summer and you can see more of the 478 acres. There are 3 different trolley tours. They are on Wednesday and Sunday at 1:00 PM. All 3 go to Battle Hill with its... More