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Green-Wood Cemetery

500 25th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232-1755
+1 718-210-3080
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amazing sanctuary in Brooklyn... history and peaceful surroundings

A nice way to spend a lovely few hours. This place is large so come by bike or take a trolley tour... read more

Reviewed today
rbwriter
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Dumont
Scenery and history

The history and architecture are amazing . From the civil war to preset. The trolly tour makes it... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jo a
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Brooklyn, New York
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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500 25th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232-1755
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Reviewed today

A nice way to spend a lovely few hours. This place is large so come by bike or take a trolley tour. very interesting history. Great views of the City.

Thank rbwriter
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The history and architecture are amazing . From the civil war to preset. The trolly tour makes it accessible for everyone

Thank jo a
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We live across the street from the cemetery and heard that it is great for an afternoon stroll. We did just that last fall with our young boys and were amazed at how beautiful it was. Recently, my son's class took a field trip there...More

Thank MelWadle
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to pay tribute to Basquiat, and stayed for about 2 hours. You can get a free map at the entrance. There's a corner that has a small lake/pond too.

Thank cassieglove85
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quiet and peaceful. Some of the graves and memorials are truly beautiful. Great view over Brooklyn downtown.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Greenwood is a quiet, green oasis right in the heart of Brooklyn. There are quite a few magical sculptures (ie grave stones and crypts) and many angels all around along quaint paths to stroll on. Many famous people are buried here such as George Bellows,...More

Thank MaxT7
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cemetery has so much history I have gone on at least 6 tours here. Famous and not so famous are here

Thank bklyndelight
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

You'd never know you were in New York City. The place is deserted. Except for the dead: New Yorkers, from another time and place, the ones who really built the City, surround you. Green Wood is the Père Lachaise of the New World and you...More

1  Thank MM C
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We visited the cemetery on our recent trip to New York and it was one of the hi-lights for me personally. Quiet cemetery with amazing views of manhattan and beautiful blossom trees which were in bloom. Very much off the beaten path and not full...More

Thank Jamie A
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

I came here to watch some uncommon spring birds and was not disappointed. But what's more I realized what a beautiful place this is in its own right! First some logistics: Google maps took me to some of the side entrances which close at 4...More

Thank Gypsgris
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Elspeth T
3 May 2018|
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Response from Marge R | Reviewed this property |
This is from the Green-Wood website: RULES – Jogging, biking and other recreational activities are not permitted. Motorcycles are prohibited. Bike and motorcycle parking is available at all entrances. – Pets are not... More
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Lillabet75
10 December 2017|
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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
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NupurS40
7 October 2017|
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Response from AmericanWopNYC | Reviewed this property |
I went into the cemetery and stayed after twilight. I did not go into the crypts with the tourists but the walk around and research I needed to get done was more important. I hear wonderful things about the entire tour.
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