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Things to do in Brooklyn

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“A wonderful park complete with a lake for horseback riding, boat rides, ice skating in the winter, zoo, and lovely farmer's market on the weekends. In the summer you can attend free concerts and movie nights. this is the Brooklyn version of central park!”
  • 1515 locals recommend
Art Museum
“One of Kings County’s preeminent cultural institutions, this 560,000-square-foot venue made history as the first American museum to exhibit African objects as artwork. In addition to the more than 4,000 items in the Egyptian holdings, museumgoers can scope pieces by masters such as Cézanne, Monet and Degas, plus an entire center devoted to feminist art. (The venue is the permanent home of Judy Chicago’s massive installation The Dinner Party.)”
  • 1149 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Beautiful botanic garden next to the museum and the park. Features include a japanese garden, cherry tree esplanade, rose garden, shakepeare garden, conservatory garden, lily ponds, native garden and a farming garden. Perfect place to get lost for hours. ”
  • 835 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Right downstairs from us and considered one of the best pizza spots in nyc. All organic and handmade. They also have an outdoor beer garden and homemade ice cream.”
  • 856 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Barclays Center is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. The arena is home to the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association, and is also one of the home arenas for the New York Islanders of the national Hockey League. 29.9 miles 51 min car drive.”
  • 611 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“It's easier to go to the Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty from the Liberty Park in Jersey City. You can either walk or take Uber to the piers in the park. You can get off in Manhattan and continue sightseeing. ”
  • 289 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Favorite restaurant for breakfast lunch or dinner, they have a nice backyard area ”
  • 617 locals recommend
Bridge
“Take a walk from Brooklyn to downtown manhattan it is a truly a breath taking experience and some of the most beautiful scenery in NY.”
  • 453 locals recommend
Movie Theater
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“This theater shows independent/arthouse/foreign films/nostalgic films. It has an in-theater full wait service with a full menu of food and drinks so you can eat/drink during your movie! ”
  • 638 locals recommend
Park
“for a fun relaxing day downtown only 30 minuets with the A train exit at W4 st Washington sq”
  • 435 locals recommend
Park
“Explore the vibrant vistas, rich ecology, and expansive piers of this special waterfront park.”
  • 467 locals recommend
Opera House
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“BAM is a entertainment gem located in the heart of downtown Brooklyn. Many shows, events, theatrical performances, festivals, and many other activities are held at this historical Brooklyn stronghold. Please visit the BAM website online in order to see what performances or activities are taking place during your stay.”
  • 441 locals recommend
State / Provincial Park
“Beautiful view to Manhattan, ferry to the Statue of Liberty are also available. ”
  • 168 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
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“If your looking for a hipster, fun place to go, this is it. Every month they showcase different music artist, some known, and unknown. Food/drinks are good and reasonable. Vibe is great.”
  • 507 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Great food in a chill environment. A true neighborhood spot, get the five leaves burger with truffle fries.”
  • 488 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“You can get there by light rail and leave you right in front of the door. You will finde macys, JC penny, victoria secret, cheesecake factory, etc. ”
  • 129 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bakery
“Right downstairs from us and considered one of the best pizza spots in nyc. All organic and handmade. They also have an outdoor beer garden and homemade ice cream.”
  • 856 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Favorite restaurant for breakfast lunch or dinner, they have a nice backyard area ”
  • 617 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“This theater shows independent/arthouse/foreign films/nostalgic films. It has an in-theater full wait service with a full menu of food and drinks so you can eat/drink during your movie! ”
  • 638 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Great food in a chill environment. A true neighborhood spot, get the five leaves burger with truffle fries.”
  • 488 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
“It's the best pastrami i've ever had. I've had a lot of pastrami. This is the real deal. It's overpriced as hell, but everyone should know what pastrami is actually supposed to be.”
  • 403 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“A must for brunch or dinner. This restaurant is peak Brooklyn vibes, and I also love thier cocktail menu!”
  • 360 locals recommend
Donut Shop
“Doughnuts are enormous and yummy! Many location but if you go into the Brooklyn location on Franklin Ave. you get to watch them makes these mouthwatering treats. ”
  • 375 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Joint
“As one of the most visited restaurants in the area, it’s no wonder Peaches has landed a place on our list of favorite brunch spots in Bed-Stuy. Southern-style food meets a more contemporary menu, providing options for all parties. Try granola-crusted French toast or a farm-style omelette, or go for the traditional Southern-style grits, which customers frequently rave about. Peaches offers seasonal brunch menus.”
  • 290 locals recommend

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