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Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn

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Brooklyn Bridge Park stretches 2 km (1.3 mi) along Brooklyn’s East River shoreline and offers scenic views of the Statue of Liberty and the New York skyline. This historical area features two Civil War-era buildings: the Tobacco Warehouse and Empire Stores, which are used for concerts in the summertime. Explore Brooklyn’s waterways by kayak, test your skills on the roller skating rink, or enjoy a picnic and take in the views. Visitors with children will find everything they need on Pier 6, with one of the largest sandboxes in New York, water jets, volleyball courts, and jungle gyms. Using our online itinerary creator, Brooklyn attractions like Brooklyn Bridge Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • After seeing the Brooklyn Bridge worth a stroll through this park overlooking Manhatan.Es an enjoyable ride, if you go with children there is a merry-go-round and a children's playground.
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  • This place has an amazing view of the city. Whether you choose to go by yourself and just read a book or have some alone time or you take a walk after a great first date it will fit all of your needs....  more »
  • Nice place for a picnic!! Went with some friends, we all prepared sandwitches together and really cool hippie time with a guitar  more »
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  • Awesome park that overlooks the city, as well as offering a view of the Statue of Liberty. Beautiful with many good food locations in the area. During any time in the summer it will be packed. Activities often happen here and the area is constantly growing. The surrounding area is nice as well with train stations nearby so travel to the location is fairly easy.
  • A fun place to go for a walk. Get some ice cream. beautiful views of the Manhattan Skyline. you can get a delicious lobster roll, wait on line for one of America's most delicious pizzas or go take memorable photos with the Manhattan skyline and Brooklyn bridge in the background. lest not forget the nearby carousel open for the kids and open grass areas open for a quick sun bath. enjoy your stay. live a little.
  • This is a must visit for anyone spending more than a couple of days in New York. I especially recommend getting the subway to Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall or Fulton Street and walking across Brooklyn Bridge at twilight before descending into the park. The atmosphere is very chilled and tranquil compared to the hustle and bustle of Manhattan. There are bars, Cafes and facilities around the park. One of he best views of Manhattan.
  • Crowded but there are so many amenities. There are the many sports that you can play - from the three full soccer fields and beach volleyball to the long walk and bikeway. There are dozens of free to use grills. There is also the beautiful view of downtown Manhattan. This is a great spot to enjoy with friends and family.
  • I love visiting this park. It has a great view and good amenities. Not close to home, but it is worth the travel. The only thing is that parking is sparse, so either you are going to pay or take mass transit here.

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Where to stay in Brooklyn

To enjoy views of the Manhattan skyline and have easy foot access to most of the borough's major attractions, stay in Brooklyn's downtown area. The borough's main tourism district, this area offers both luxurious accommodations for visitors wishing to splurge during their stay, as well as more economical lodgings for those traveling on a limited budget. If you don’t mind driving or taking the subway to most tourist sites, consider one of the neighborhoods outside Brooklyn's central area, such as Williamsburg or Prospect Park.
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