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5 Avenue, 59 Street 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
+1 562-545-2145
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Grand Army Plaza is a public square located at W. 59nd Street and 5th Avenue at the southeast corner of Central Park. This area has been a city square and public space since at least the middle of the 19th century. However, the plaza...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Beautiful arch, lovely fountain. We went on a day that had perfect springtime weather and hardly any people. A great place to catch a few quiet minutes. The monument itself was beautiful.

Thank jts25
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Right near a main entrance to Prospect Park, this plaza is truly grand. The arch is magnificent and the historic and well-preserved fountains are beautiful.The New York Public Library building is also very grand and well-preserved. Not far away is the Brooklyn Museum and the...More

Thank Mitchell B
Reviewed July 13, 2018

This is an awesome architectural structure that Americans and tourists love about New York City; beautiful commemoration of the natural beauty in Prospect Park for all to relax and enjoy to set aside the hustle of urban living.

Thank Patricia P
Reviewed July 9, 2018

It is worth to see only if you are passing through or visiting near by. Not worth a specific trip to see this place. Artchtecture is fine.

Thank A k J
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Grand Army Plaza reminded me of a smaller version of the Piazza Venezia in Rome. The farmer's market on Saturdays, which takes place adjacent in Prospect Park, is a good day to visit.

Thank DestinyRides
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The arch is an absolutely beautiful tribute to the Civil War Defenders of the Union. It is stunning to look at and take in. There is also a gorgeous fountain behind it. I know it’s a trip out to Brooklyn if you’re a tourist but...More

Thank stuartled
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Stunning architecture and some INTERESTING personalities in the area. From here, head over to Bay Ridge where you can get sme decent dining experiences :)

Thank MamaBearCharlesworth
Reviewed May 22, 2018

The Grand Army Plaza is a heritage building and it quite famous in Brooklyn. Make sure you have your camera ready when you get here to take some nice photos.

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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

I loved the beautiful fountain and large archway. This is a beautiful area and worth taking a few extra minutes to see.

Thank Ashley H
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August 27, 2018|
Response from stuartled | Reviewed this property |
The Holiday Inn in downtown Brooklyn is only a 10 minute walk to Grand Army Plaza. It’s highly rated a comparatively inexpensive for New York prices. It’s located at 300 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn, NY 11217.