New York City - Brooklyn (PDF Chapter)

New York City - Brooklyn (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Brooklyn chapter from Lonely Planet’s New York City guidebook.

Home to more than 2.6 million people spread across 71 sq miles, Brooklyn is a universe unto its own. There’s much to see here, from charming brownstone-lined neighborhoods and beauti-fully landscaped parks to cutting-edge art galleries and seaside amusement parks.

  • run, cycle, lounge, skate, boulder, watch the sun set – and more – at Brooklyn Bridge Park, 85 acres of multifarious parkland perfectly situated along the East River
  • maps
  • wander through the nearly 600 acres of woodlands, meadows, lakes and more in Prospect Park, the park that Central Park designers Vaux and Olmsted considered their crowning achievement
  • transport
  • discover the prodigious collections of the Brooklyn Museum, from one of the nation’s finest exhibits of ancient Egyptian art to groundbreaking feminist art from the 1970s
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.


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35 pages

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