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Green-Wood Cemetery

500 25th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232-1755
+1 718-210-3080
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A Brooklyn Gem

Go on a trolley tour, stroll on your own with their extensive map, attend a nighttime event or... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
marsp777
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Santa Cruz, California
Large and quiet.

Large quiet cemetery. Nice place to walk. Had a funeral here the staff was very kind. Good service... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kimmylubs
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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500 25th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232-1755
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+1 718-210-3080
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Go on a trolley tour, stroll on your own with their extensive map, attend a nighttime event or drive around on a beautiful day and take in the abundance of rolling hills and trees and architectural wonders. You will want to return again and again....More

Thank marsp777
Reviewed 3 days ago

Large quiet cemetery. Nice place to walk. Had a funeral here the staff was very kind. Good service and the funeral process wasn't too long.

Thank Kimmylubs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cemetery looks like it is park with a lot of historic monuments and buildings. It's calm and quite place to walk. You even don't have feeling that you are on the cemetery. Nature is awesome there. You can seat next to the lake under the...More

Thank Julia L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The grounds of this cemetery is very well maintained. I have been here a few times for cremation ceremonies which are in a beautiful area. The entrance of the cemetery looks straight out of the movies and they offer tours.

Thank Sita11411
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love visiting the cemeteries everywhere I go. This is one of the true gems! It's huge, overlooking the beautiful city, really peaceful and has a lot of nice art and architecture. It's over 150 years old, you can tell. I regret not having enough...More

Thank olasweetmol
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to take the tour !!! The history surrounding this cemetery is incredible. Not too much walking, so those of you with limited mobility can still see most everything. Stunning mausoleums with surprisingly famous folks inside. Lots of insider stories as well. I was...More

Thank nycfrequentflyer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been visiting this cemetery for decades. It’s always beautifully maintained, uplifting and heartbreaking at the same time. So many emotions run through you. It’s so nice to see people appreciating its lovely grounds. Historic and personal at the same time.

Thank Marielle58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the subway to Brooklyn from Manhattan and the stop is right around the corner from this beautiful cemetary. The gatekeeper was super helpful and gave us maps for a self guided tour. The cemetery is large and hilly so plan accordingly. Lovely paths...More

Thank trix2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We’re driving around sightseeing and came up one this cemetery. It was so amazing. Very clean, and it was huge. Loved it.

Thank Nanamama4236
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This 478 acre cemetery is like a park filled with beautiful sculptures from the 2800's. In those days it was a tourist attraction rivaling Niagara Falls! The highest point in zbrooklyn us here! Peaceful beautiful interesting place to lose yourself in for a few hours!

Thank LJM1953
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NupurS40
7 October 2017|
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Response from VermontTeacher44 | Reviewed this property |
I concur with responses above. I have always had good experiences with the GreenWood Cemetery events. It is a unique place and well worth a visit at any time!
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Hgtravl
19 April 2017|
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Response from coleenham | Reviewed this property |
The cemetery has a lot insde the gates
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Brickbats
17 April 2017|
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Response from CindyBrolsma | Reviewed this property |
I know that during the Memorial Day Concert, people are picnicking everywhere and when my son had a field trip there, they ate their lunches on the grass. Hope that helps.
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