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Grand Army Plaza

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Address: 5 Avenue, 59 Street 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
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US$ 350.00*
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Brooklyn Neighborhoods Private Walking Tour
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US$ 64.00*
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Brooklyn In A Day Walking Tour
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Double Decker Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus and Times Square Dining Experience

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In the middle of a "run of the mill" roundabout take the time to check out this beauty. The arch is adorned with statues. I took the time to notice and am glad that I did.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Toledo
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Toledo
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43 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the middle of a "run of the mill" roundabout take the time to check out this beauty. The arch is adorned with statues. I took the time to notice and am glad that I did.

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Thank Christian B
Dallas, Texas
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place to walk around and has a park for picnic activities. felt safe to walk around at night. close to train stations.

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Brooklyn, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My favorite times to visit are early on a Saturday morning or any evening at sunset when the weather is warm. The fountain is on during all but the coldest winter months. My only regret is that there are not enough benches to sit on. But it's beautiful and peaceful.

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Thank bklynbubba
Munford, Alabama
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is a nice picture op. It was not hard to find but hard to cross the road to it. We enjoyed seeing it.

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Thank sueylt
Westport, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Aside from no auto traffic coming into Brooklyn - New Years Eve was a balmy 45 degrees-music-hot chocolate from the borough President - although they did run out. The assortment of families was wonderful. Fireworks superb. Well organized.

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Thank Betsy R
Dubuque, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

If you're staying nearby, check out the farmers market. I'm sure it varies by season, when we were there, there was a huge selection of apples, fresh herbs, and so much more. Also, many fabulous breads and rolls. Go hungry!

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Thank tswebber
Richfield Springs, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Not only did we get to enjoy the plaza for it's sheer WOW power - we hit it right during the farmer's market on Saturday and loved it! The rest of our walk was much more enjoyable with a warm glass of cider!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

We like that place. It is close to Prospect Park and Down town part of Brooklyn. Next to it is the Brooklyn Central library. Also, in the close vicinity to the Grand Army plaza is located a Farmers market with fresh veggies, bakery and cheese.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Small but beautiful plaza with its European-style arch, reminiscent of the Arc de Triomph in Paris. Be sure to pass by if you're visiting Brooklyn Museum or Public Library. Wish they had more signage explaining the historic significance of the place.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

On those days when I try to appreciate New York as a visitor would and not as one who lives here, this monument always puts a smile on my face. It's a 12-minute walk from where I live, and I love jogging/walking past on my pre-brunch Saturday morning runs. TIP: very close to Brooklyn Museum, so if you think this... More 

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