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Things to do in Brooklyn
Coney Island
Nostalgia reigns supreme in Brooklyn’s most popular seaside spot. In its early 20th-century heyday, Coney Island’s bright lights and funfairs packed in millions of visitors each summer. Today the seafront is still lined with arcades and attractions, from the rides of Luna Park to the New York Aquarium.
Brooklyn Bridge
Connecting downtown Manhattan to Brooklyn, this landmark structure has been an NYC icon since 1883. For an unforgettable evening, take the subway to the Brooklyn side before sunset. After exploring the pretty waterfront park, stroll back across the water as the lights of Manhattan shimmer into life.
Prospect Park
This sprawling park is a focal point for all Brooklyn life. Cyclists and runners rub shoulders with picnicking families in its shady groves and open meadows. Adventurous types can scramble through The Ravine’s rugged woodland, while pretty ponds provide spots to paddle, row or fish. And if all that sounds too energetic, simply spread out a blanket and snooze in the sun.

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Traveller's reviews and photos

10
Exceptional
Definitely try out Calexico, especially for Happy Hour. Also the Spanish restaurant El Born had amazing wine and grilled octopus and made for the perfect date night.
James
USA
24 March 2017
10
Exceptional
I loved how the city's building look so Colonial and the fact that it looks beautiful when it rains & snows.
Butterfly
USA
23 March 2017
8
Very good
It was close to the Barclays Center where I was attending a fight on Saturday night..
Philip
USA
22 March 2017
8
Very good
Excellent base for shopping and easy accessible to Manhatton for all the tourist sites
Geoffrey
United Kingdom
23 March 2017
8
Very good
Bustling vibrant and enough to keep you fully occupied on all fronts - from great food to sights. Choose your district wisely.
United Kingdom
24 March 2017

Accommodation and hotels in Brooklyn

Dazzler Brooklyn

8.3 Very good

Score from 1,607 reviews

£95

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Brooklyn Way Hotel, BW Premier Collection

8 Very good

Score from 1,326 reviews

£86

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Red Lion Inn and Suites Brooklyn

7.2 Good

Score from 790 reviews

£95

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La Quinta Inn & Suites Brooklyn Downtown

7.1 Good

Score from 567 reviews

£95

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McCarren Hotel & Pool

8.2 Very good

Score from 381 reviews

£160

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Aloft Brooklyn

8.4 Very good

Score from 1,525 reviews

£103

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Sheraton Brooklyn New York

7.9 Good

Score from 2,025 reviews

£87

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Henry Norman Hotel

9.1 Superb

Score from 653 reviews

£199

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  • “beautiful building”
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Comfort Inn Red Hook

7.5 Good

Score from 553 reviews

£82

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Recommendations for Brooklyn

Everything was well-priced. I didn't find the Information Centre helpful at all. The people were friendly and helpful in Brooklyn, but not in Manhattan or in the area of Grand Central Station. New York, you will have to think of seating for the weary walking tourists and more public bathrooms at places of interest. That would be advantageous to the whole travel experience. Thank you.

There's so many parts of Brooklyn to experience. This section has many subway lines that connect to South Brooklyn and you could spend 7 days there and not see every crevice of the borough.

Know where you're going! Find a few main streets to get your bearing and use them to help guide you. Don't be afraid to ask local traffic cops for directions, they're all very friendly.

Not a shopper's paradise, but it reminds me of what neighborhoods were like a decade or two ago, before the chain stores took over.

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Why would you recommend Brooklyn for food?

Lots of interesting foods. Along with the very popular Chinatown being around the corner, lots of new things to taste.

Convenience.. The variety of stores amazing restaurants

Try as much as possible

Luzzos BK was amazing!

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