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Grand Army Plaza

5 Avenue, 59 Street 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
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Central Park Walking Tour
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5 Avenue, 59 Street 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and grand. Visible from Prospect Park and the Main Brooklyn Library. Prime example of civic pride and investment that has paid off for generations.

Thank Wulfart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grand Army Plaza is a large circumference that includes entrance to Prospect Park, Brookyn Public Library, several streets leading into Park Slope and Prospect Heights neiborhoods. There are plenty of benches to sit and enjoy a beautiful day, the highlight is the beautiful Romanesque statues...More

Thank michaelpD2679GA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter enjoys the farmers market. You can find tons of flower and fresh fruits. Happy to shop local.

Thank Jenny_7801
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This best visible monument is a symbol and reminder of the civil war times . Next to the Prospect Park and within walking distance from the underground this pace is a must see place for anyone visiting NYC . The grand monument reflects the bygone...More

Thank kamakshi2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grand Army Plaza is a large open space by the Brooklyn Library and Prospect Park. On Saturdays there is a lively farmer's market that runs year round. Good for photo ops.

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although there is usually A LOT of traffic in this area, Grand Army Plaza is nice for a stroll and near the BK Public Library which is also worth a visit. It is HUGE!

Thank sirenazulclaro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grand Army Plaza, was originally known as Prospect Park Plaza. It is a public plaza that comprises the northern corner and the main entrance of Prospect Park in Brooklyn. It consists of concentric oval rings arranged as streets, with Plaza Street as the outer ring....More

1  Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is an ideal place to enjoy, see and smell fresh produces during the weekends. We always stop here to buy artisan cheese and sourdough bread for picnic lunch while enjoying half a day at Prospect Park. Vendors are nice, willing to explain, talk about...More

Thank Nedelka M
Reviewed 1 June 2017

A beautiful Monument honoring the Grand Army of the Republic. The area in which this monument stands is a historical one. The 1st battle of our Revolution after the Declaration of Independence was signed was fought nearby.

Thank silky249
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely place on a Saturday to enjoy the greenmarket and The main entrance to Prospect Park. Grab picnic food and drinks at the greenmarket and find a nice grassy spot to sit and relax. Great place for families and dogs.

Thank chichiSouthCarolina
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