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Brooklyn Heights

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Address: Pierrepont St & Henry ST, Brooklyn, NY
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Relax on a bench to people watch, picnic or just take in the breathtaking...

Relax on a bench to people watch, picnic or just take in the breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline along this exclusively pedestrain walkway that is lined with grand historic townhouses and features a playground at Montague Street.

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Brownstone Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO walking tour
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Brooklyn Waterfront Bike Tour
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Private Brooklyn Bridge Guided Bike Tour

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Beautiful neighbourhood for a stroll

Brooklyn Heights is a beautiful neighbourhood to walk through and appreciate the historic and well maintained streetscapes. There are beautiful old houses, on the streets near the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Brooklyn Heights is a beautiful neighbourhood to walk through and appreciate the historic and well maintained streetscapes. There are beautiful old houses, on the streets near the promenade and further in there is the grander architecture of the Brooklyn Borough Hall, The Brooklyn Historical Museum and the Temple Bar Building. I also recommend seeing the following: The Herman Behr Mansion... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Rarely been here in the past but now understand why people want to live here - so different to the tourist traps around Times Square - so much history here, so authentic with wonderful old 19th century architecture - great for spending a few hours just walking around.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved these characterful Victorian old brownstone houses. We spent 3 hours or so wandering the streets of Brooklyn Heights,admiring the buildings and watched a film crew film a take for a pilot of The Tap, the streets were lined with vintage Sevilles and Oldsmobiles - real pimp style! I could move here tomorrow.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live here so I'm way biased. Beautiful streets with great mid 19th century architecture. This is opposite of Times Square...beautiful residential hood. No cheesy chains. People know each other and respect each other. Many wonderful restaurants...Sociale, Jack the Horse...great views of city. Walk the promenade. Not super exciting if you want flash, but a great place to see best... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant neighbourhood to take a wander through. Bring your guidebook so you don't miss any of the highlights and a camera to capture the sights. People are very friendly and it's very easy to get around.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

well if you are at the Promanade, then you are here already. Nice taste of local living in brooklyn. Original brownstones and older apt. buildings, but a small local feel. there a few shops and cafes to stop in, but for the most part it is required walking to get to the promonade at the west end.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved walking through the neighborhood before walking across the Brooklyn Bridge. Also great eats in the DUMBO area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Really nice bit of town, quiet and architecturally interesting. A contrast from the constant activity of other areas.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Other than a few main streets, Brooklyn Heights is very quiet/sleepy/family oriented. Lots of great architecture to be seen.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I grew up here and The Heights was always a place for us kids to stroll, The promenade park and the old federal buildings are a joy to look at.

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