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Green-Wood Cemetery

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Address: 500 25th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232-1755
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+1 718-210-3080
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08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No

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attended a funeral

there are tours here! The grounds are beautiful as are the buildings. I was shocked about the tours. However it is that grand of a place

Reviewed 3 days ago
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New Egypt, New Jersey
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

there are tours here! The grounds are beautiful as are the buildings. I was shocked about the tours. However it is that grand of a place

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belfast uk
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Myself from overseas and 2 friends who are Brooklynites took the 2 hour trolley tour last week with Marge as our guide she was great! There were 2 trolleys a guide on each one and took us round the cemetery giving us a lot of history and telling us all about the people who were buried there. It was both... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently attended the burial of a family member at Green-Wood Cemetery. While a little bit "off the beaten path" (in Brooklyn) and not something you typically hear about, this is definitely a must-see on your next trip to NYC. It is historically significant (the burial ground for a long list of notables, including Leonard Bernstein, Steinway, Tiffany, and the... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited this site many times to photograph headstones for people who live out of town. I am always surprised by the variety of headstones and monuments. Many famous people are buried here. I suggest visiting the website for the cemetery.

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Thank SusanNYC2015
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to just walk through. Better still to take a trolley tour. The topography of the land is gorgeous. Lakes, hills, numerous paths with mature trees. Great views of Manhattan and the area. Many famous people buried here in some amazing mausoleums with intricate symbolic decoration. You can easily spend hours just walking the roads. They offer three... More 

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Thank Ed W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience to see all the different families history. Be aware of where to enter (4th Av/20th St) as other gates are only open in weekends. We walked an additional 1,5 mile because we chose a closed gate to exit from

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Thank Sabine S
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a bank holiday with dwindling money towards the end of our trip. Most places were closed and on a sunny day it seemed silly to head indoors to a museum. The cemetery is vast (we got stuck as only one gate was open and walked the full outer edge!) There are some famous gravestones (notably Jean Michel... More 

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Northport, New York
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A friend invited me to a Trolley Tour. Marge was our guide. Very very entertaining and educational. Beautiful location. It's a cemetery, so be respectful - but sooooo cool. I'll do another Tour without a doubt.

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Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Trolley tour around the grounds of Green Wood Cemetery with the entertaining and captivating Marge. Stunning views and architecture and a lesson in history and the people. We did this tour in Feb but despite the cold the trolley was lovely and warm. We got here on the R train, got off at the 25th St/4th Ave stop in Brooklyn... More 

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Belleville, Canada
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Larger than I expected, very nice layout. The trees were not out when I visited but it was still I very picturesque place. Glad I took the time to visit.

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