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The Green-Wood Cemetery

The Green-Wood Cemetery

Cementerio y Lugar histórico
Greenwood Heights, Brooklyn
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    Los expertos de Time Out New York y The Wall Street Journal recomiendan este lugar
    • Time Out New York
    • The Wall Street Journal
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    "Marge Raymond is a great tour (excursiones) guide!!"(2 Tips)
    Rally by Eventbrite
    "yet peaceful (tranquilo) foliage scenes deep in the heart of Brooklyn."(4 Tips)
    "statue of Minerva (estatua) for sweeping views of the harbor and islands."(5 Tips)
    Will S.
    "Park (parques) somewhere in the center and venture out on foot."(2 Tips)
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  • Adam M.heart icon on user image
    Adam MNoviembre 9, 2018
    I went for a special night time event which was fantastic! it always happens around Halloween time so keep an eye out for tickets. it gets crowded so avoid the catacombs and check them out another day
  • amNewYork
    amNewYorkJulio 21, 2013
    Historian Jim Mackin calls it “a treasure of nature with champion trees, four ponds, the highest point in Brooklyn and a large colony of monk parakeets that live in the spires of its entrance gates.”
  • Autumn R.heart icon on user image
    Autumn RayneAgosto 16, 2015
    as one of the largest cemeteries in the city and tree covered drives. nice place to take a walk through. they also do tours for the several famous individuals buried here. worth a look
  • Rally by Eventbrite
    Rally by EventbriteOctubre 20, 2016
    In addition to thousands of graves, Green-Wood Cemetery is also home to tons of morbid yet peaceful foliage scenes deep in the heart of Brooklyn. Leer más
  • Will S.heart icon on user image
    Will SchollNoviembre 20, 2015
    You can cover a lot more area if you drive in and cruise around. Park somewhere in the center and venture out on foot.
  • Mary O.heart icon on user image
    Mary OAgosto 4, 2017
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    Despite what you may think, this place has an incredible history. It also has beautiful, well maintained grounds. Their events are often worth the expense.
  • Ashley T.heart icon on user image
    Ashley TorresJulio 4, 2016
    I'm obsessed with this landmark. It comes alive with it's rich history and beautiful rolling hills.
  • Kerri R.heart icon on user image
    Kerri ReganOctubre 14, 2012
    A must-visit for musical theater fans.Leonard Bernstein and Fred Ebb are buried here, along with many other artists, actors and musicians.
  • Sarah C.
    Sarah CoulterDiciembre 31, 2013
    Great views of the city as you walk down toward the 25th St exit. Resident stork at the urn building was a nice surprise.
  • Andrea D.
    Andrea D.Abril 4, 2015
    Be sure to pick up a map to navigate the plots of famous people. Beautiful views and a great walk
  • Green-Wood Cemetery
    Green-Wood CemeteryAbril 23, 2012
    Pick up a free map of Green-Wood at our guard booth (inside our Gothic Arch) at 25th St/5th Ave, main office and guard booth at 34th St/4th Ave and are available at our other 2 entrances on weekends.
  • Amy W.
    Amy WhitneyAgosto 18, 2016
    Great views of downtown - if your heading to the gowanus and redhook I would recommend popping in.
  • Theresa R.heart icon on user image
    Theresa RoldanMayo 22, 2016
    It's beautiful. Great place to roam around, but you can't jog...apparently. I guess that makes sense
  • Kirill K.heart icon on user image
    Kirill KukuruzaJunio 5, 2016
    Very beautiful and historical cemetery.
  • Untapped Cities
    Untapped CitiesEnero 17, 2014
    Across the street from the cemetery, there is a small abandoned greenhouse from 1895. Check out this Victorian treasure before the restoration process begins! Leer más
  • Guest of a Guest
    Guest of a GuestOctubre 11, 2011
    Green-Wood Cemetery is the home to some of the city’s most famous deceased residents (DeWitt Clinton!). The cemetery also hosts events, like book readings and gothic tea parties. Leer más
  • Claudia F.heart icon on user image
    Claudia FilthOctubre 31, 2015
    Sign up to their email newsletter to get an early heads up for some of their amazing events.
  • Amanda G.
    Amanda GJulio 6, 2012
    There is a restroom in the chapel close to the 25th st entrance, right by the lake. The chapel is also lovely, but may be in use for services.
  • NYIP
    NYIPJunio 8, 2011
    Lots of macabre, historic beauty to photograph here. Find the statue of Minerva for sweeping views of the harbor and islands. Leer más
  • Angela B.
    Angela BernardosAbril 11, 2013
    Beautiful Place! but they should indicate which doors are alwalys open and which ones closes sometimes :)
  • Nate F.heart icon on user image
    Nate FolkertMayo 9, 2015
    Ha estado aquí más de 10 veces
    visit in the late spring when the flowers are in bloom
  • Jon S.heart icon on user image
    Jon SteinbackAbril 27, 2015
    looking for basquiat's grave? it's in lot 44603, on the left side of the line of small markers.
    HISTORYMarzo 30, 2010
    This cemetery opened in 1838 and has approximately 600,000 graves spread out over 478 acres. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 2006.
  • Carmen N.heart icon on user image
    Carmen NAbril 1, 2016
    Beautiful grounds, great for a meandering walk by the monuments.
  • angularism
    angularismAgosto 2, 2010
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    favorite bathroom in all of nyc is in the chapel - all marble. great place to do your thing+acoustics for singing are amazing.
  • Nate F.heart icon on user image
    Nate FolkertDiciembre 28, 2014
    Ha estado aquí más de 10 veces
    bathrooms in the gatehouse on the east side of the fort hamilton parkway entrance
  • Brennan M.heart icon on user image
    Brennan MarieNoviembre 1, 2016
    make sure to arrive before 4 if you need to use the database to look up a plot.
  • Urban Oyster
    Urban OysterNoviembre 22, 2010
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    Look up at the gatehouse at the main entrance on 5th Ave. A colony of Quaker Parrots, exotic transplants from South America, live in giant nests atop the spires.
  • Nate F.heart icon on user image
    Nate FolkertDiciembre 28, 2014
    Ha estado aquí más de 10 veces
    animal sculptures in front of the tomb of Henry Bergh, founder of the ASPCA
  • Jacob S.
    Jacob ShemkovitzAgosto 31, 2013
    Popular tourist attraction in the 1850s; most famous New Yorkers who died during the second half of the nineteenth century buried here
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    aEnero 13, 2017
    An amazing, quiet walk with great views. Try to catch some high ground.
  • Leah L.heart icon on user image
    Leah LabrecqueSeptiembre 8, 2014
    Ha estado aquí más de 25 veces
    The guard at the PPW entrance is kind of weird and sometimes naked in the bathroom cottage.
  • Green-Wood Cemetery
    Green-Wood CemeteryAbril 23, 2012
    While you are visiting Green-Wood, why not become a fan too! Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/historicgreenwood
  • The Green-Wood Cemeteryheart icon on user image
    Did you know we now have our own app "Green-Wood Discover"? Go to our website, http://www.green-wood.com/ , to find out more info. It's a great way to explore Green-Wood!
  • Afi Y.heart icon on user image
    Afi Yellow-DukeJunio 21, 2015
    Great place for a walk with wonderful views of Brooklyn
  • Time Out New York
    Time Out New YorkSeptiembre 10, 2010
    Visit the graves of Jean-Michel Basquiat, Leonard Bernstein and Mae West; and check out the 1911 chapel designed by the same firm behind Grand Central Terminal.
  • Dora
    DoraJulio 23, 2010
    Visit the Statue of Minerva – she stands on the highest point in Brooklyn and looks across the harbor at another tall lady, the Statue of Liberty. Powered by ParentsConnect.com
  • DSquirrely
    DSquirrelySeptiembre 13, 2014
    Setting up the stages for tonight's show.
  • Maxim I.
    Maxim IlinOctubre 15, 2010
    Very interesting place, nothing spooky at all. It is more like a museum if anything. Highly recommended on a warm sunny day.
  • Nate F.heart icon on user image
    Nate FolkertEnero 4, 2015
    Ha estado aquí más de 10 veces
    fort hamilton entrance is open on the weekends
  • Green-Wood Cemetery
    Green-Wood CemeteryJunio 10, 2010
    Did you know the Cemetery is 478 acres and over 5 miles in circumference? Come take a walk on the grounds today. Wear comfy shoes!
  • Giosue C.
    Giosue CarrOctubre 16, 2010
    Leonard Bernstein's simple but beautiful resting place is here just steps from Battle Hill and the statue of Minerva saluting Lady Liberty.
  • Nick E.
    Nick EhleJunio 18, 2013
    Great meeting place for a secret society and / or dead people.
  • Richard J M.heart icon on user image
    Richard J MoylanDiciembre 18, 2012
    Ha estado aquí más de 100 veces
    Triumph of Civic Virtue is here now too!
  • The Wall Street Journal
    This resting ground for such 19th-century titans as jeweler Charles Tiffany and pianist Louis Gottschalk, is running out of burial plots, so the cemetery is turning to alternative revenue streams. Leer más
  • Bogdan S.
    Bogdan SeredyakNoviembre 13, 2014
    Bill the Butcher - the grave is number 48 and 49, F/G 6(v)
  • Traci
    TraciMarzo 1, 2011
    Ha estado aquí más de 5 veces
    Pick up the maps at the main entrance on 5th Avenue to find some of the most unique and famous spots in the cemetery!
  • JC M.heart icon on user image
    JC Martinez-SifreOctubre 4, 2011
    Best spot to meditate for the harcore Buddhist: "The Bishop Tree" @40.656515,-73.994125
  • Alyssa Hope B.
    Alyssa Hope ByrdJunio 7, 2010
    A beautiful cemetery to take a stroll through. Jean-Michel Basquiat, John La Farge, Henry Steinway, and many other notable people are buried here. Leer más
  • Robin F.
    Robin FullerEnero 28, 2012
    Grab sandwiches from the Subway at 5th and 37th for an easy scenic picnic!
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