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Green-Wood Cemetery

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the Hidden Gems tour. Our guide, Marge Raymond, was fantastic. Highlights included standing around Leonard Bernstein's grave, snapping fingers, while Ms Raymond gave a great rendition of The Jets song from West Side Story. The tour was a good combination of historical overview...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank franamanda
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just walked in as I was touring the neighborhood. Although a cemetery usually is a sad place, this one is more like a park, as you feel the peace from the atmosphere.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank towfik2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cemetery is a beautiful park to visit, with fantastic views of lower Manhattan from Battle Hill. We took a trolley bus tour around the cemetery with Marg who was a mine of information and entertainment, even singing for the group at Leonard Bernstein's grave!...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love old cemeteries and beautiful architecture from the 1800s then this is the place for you! It is stunning and so peaceful. Make sure to ask for MARGE when you book, she's like a walking history book!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Dene477
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

kept so nice..its beautiful..i sat and read a book i was so relaxed i didnt realize it was closing and i kinda got lost

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank James D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cemetery is chalked full of history. Take a stroll and enjoy the rolling hills, history and landscape.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Diane F
Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

This is my first cemetery review! I was really glad I had read other reviews on Trip Advisor and decided to visit. Why go to this cemetery? 1. The trees are gorgeous. There were many trees in bloom and flowers as well. Gorgeous. Many of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Marty D
Reviewed April 29, 2019

We took an hour or so early on an April Sunday morning to visit Greenwood cemetery before leaving for the airport to fly home. What a great time of the week and year to visit! (Tip: Be sure to ask the guard at the gate...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank USALouise
Reviewed April 26, 2019

Interesting history and worth going through with someone who can give you some of the local knowledge. Great view across to the Statue of Liberty on a aclear day.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SherbetMelbourne
Reviewed April 21, 2019

Known as a burial location for many residences of the boro, Greenwood Cemetery also has many famous known buried there. Sometime in the summer tours are offered under the direction of guides. Also even summer evening concerts and movies shown in this historical site. You...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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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
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