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Grand Army Plaza

5 Avenue, 59 Street 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
+1 562-545-2145
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5 Avenue, 59 Street 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
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"farmers market"
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"prospect park"
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"arc de triomphe"
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"civil war"
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"park slope"
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"traffic circle"
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"memorial arch"
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"botanical gardens"
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"great monument"
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"perfect background"
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"flatbush avenue"
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"water fountain"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Grand Army Plaza is a heritage building and it quite famous in Brooklyn. Make sure you have your camera ready when you get here to take some nice photos.

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

I loved the beautiful fountain and large archway. This is a beautiful area and worth taking a few extra minutes to see.

Thank Ashley H
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

One of Brooklyn Landmarks and Entry Gate to the Prospect Park, Grand Army Plaza is the connecting point between Park Slope and Prospect Heights. Directly located is the Brooklyn Public Library, the Brooklyn Museum, the Botanic Garden and the Park. Best day to visit is...More

Thank Philippe I
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

It's a monument with water fountain in front of it. It is located near one of the gates of prospect park.

Thank Ravindra V
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

The plaza includes the Soldiers' and Sailors' Arch which is fascinating, it reminds me of Europe. The Bailey Fountain, the John F. Kennedy Monument, statues of Civil War generals Gouverneur K. Warren and Henry Warner Slocum are incredible if you're a fan. If you've never...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

When I first encountered Grand Army Plaza, I cursed the designer of the traffic flow. It is not easy for the new comer. The arch itself is eye catching. I find the plaza underwhelming. On the South side, in season, there is a robust farmer's...More

Thank Ed11225
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

A great monument, near the botanical. I think it's more a monument in passing than something that was an exclusively one to visit, unless you were American citizen. Near the park, the botanic, the museum.

Thank Rodrix P
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

The memorial at Grand Army Plaza is impressive. It is a hub of activity and very busy during the good weather. The traffic can be intense as this is a true crossroads of Brooklyn.

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

The plaza is dominated by the Soldiers and Sailors Arch, but it also includes a fountain, a monument to John F. Kennedy, and the statues of two Civil War generals, as well as two gazebos. The Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch was dedicated in 1892,...More

Thank MaineGuy777
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing structure. And one in which thousands of pictures have taken. At a critical intersection. Of Brooklyn. It is really the heart of the borough. Literally all points if interest radiate from there and it is teeming with people, Vehicles of all...More

Thank Allan S
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