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Brooklyn

The Brooklyn district is comparable to Manhattan.

New York Districts

New York Districts

Residential neighborhoods are very popular and attracts people of all ages.

It has areas of bars and restaurants.

Some neighborhoods have a long history, Williamsburg, Park Slope and Dumbo, Coney Island is also there, for a ride on the shores of the Atlantic, with a park and circus attractions.

 

Attractions in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bridge: near Statue of Liberty, is another icon of the city. Connects Manhattan with Brooklyn across East River.
Subway: High St (A, C) or York St (F) on Brooklyn; Brooklyn Bridge City Hall (4, 5, 6) or Fulton St (2, 3) from Manhattan.

Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge

Prospect Park: with almost 240 acres is one of the largest parks of the city. It was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, both architects were also responsible for the design of Central Park. It was planned in 1850 and opened in 1867.
The park entrance is at the Grand Army Plaza, where you can see an arc, the ‘Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument, dedicated to the soldiers of the Union in the Civil War.
Metro: Grand Army Plaza (2, 3).

Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument, Prospect Park

Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument, Prospect Park

Brooklyn Botanic Garden: created in 1910, with gardens, pavilions and samples with species from all over the world, including Garden of Discovery, the Children’s Garden, the Tropical Pavilion, the Bonsai Museum, the Rose Garden, the Japanese Garden, and the Garden of Shakespeare.
Address: 150 Eastern Parkway, Flatbush Avenue 455 Washington Avenue 990.
Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 8.00 to 16.30, weekends from 10.00 to 16.30.
Ticket price: around $ 10, with discounts for students and seniors. On weekdays in winter and is free for children under 12
years as well.
Free admission with New York Pass
Subway: Eastern Pkwy – BrooklynMuseum (2, 3, 4), ProspectPark (B, Q, S) o Botanic Gardens (S).

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn Museum: Founded in 1895, and has a neoclassical building designed to be the world’s greatest art museum . The collections displayed are gathered mainly during the first decades of s. XX, thanks to donations from major collectors around the country. There are objects from all world cultures, from ancient times to the present day.
Address: 200 Eastern Pkwy.
Hours: Wednesday and Friday to Sunday from 11.00 to 18.00, Saturday from 11.00 to 22.00.
Ticket price: about $ 12 with discounts for seniors and students, children under 12 are free and you can also buy a combined ticket with the Botanical Garden.
Entrada gratuita con New York Pass.
Subway: Eastern Pkwy – BrooklynMuseum (2, 3, 4).
It is one of the 50 free bus stops New York Tourist Bus.

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

The other districts of New York

Manhattan

It is the most populous district, with major tourist attractions. Is where most of skyscrapers are located.

Manhattan

Manhattan

Queens

Queens District is the largest and has the most diversity.
In Queens are located the airport La Guardia and JFK.

Queens

Queens

Bronx

It has just over a million inhabitants, and is located in the continent. It is a multiethnic neighborhood, predominating. It is the birthplace of rap and hip hop.

Bronx Zoo

Bronx

Staten Island

Is south of New York and is connected to Brooklyn by the Verrazano – Narrows Bridge, with Manhattan by the Staten Island ferry and with New Jersey by three bridges. Not up to half a million inhabitants.

Staten Island

Staten Island