New York – Things to see in Brooklyn

If you are visiting New York and you want to enjoy all the top things to see in Brooklyn, we’d like to tell you about two New York city passes that will make your vacation in the Big Apple much cheaper and save you lots of time and energy. Tourists in New York should not mull over the idea of purchasing a New York Pass or a New York City Pass, they definitely should purchase one upon their arrival – or even better, order one before – because these passes always pay off, just take our word for it! The only thing you have to decide, is which pass is best for you. With the New York Pass, the Children Museum and Botanical Gardens in Brooklyn will be free and with the New York City Pass, the Brooklyn Museum as well as many other attractions will be free. Find out more about these offers on our website. Let’s continue with more things to see in Brooklyn!

Top things to see in Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn has the biggest number of residents and wonderful New York attractions to visit. First of all, make sure to head towards the famous Brooklyn Bridge. You can enjoy this attraction for free, and with the New York City Pass you can even get a guided tour of the bridge for free! The world’s largest suspension bridge features an elevated foot path with an amazing view of downtown Manhattan skyline, attracting millions of visitors each year.

From the Brooklyn Bridge we can continue either to the direction of Brooklyn or the other way, to Manhattan. By walking towards Lower Manhattan, only 0.7 miles away is Chinatown. This quirky neighbourhood has a very unique vibe with both restaurants and attractions. If you are thinking of things to do in New York that involves good food, then we strongly suggest you eat in one of Chinatown’s Chinese and Asian restaurants. Popular tourist places in Chinatown include the Church of Transfiguration, the oldest catholic church in NY, Columbus Park which is home for many Chinese festivals, and the Mahayana temple with its 5 meter high golden Buddha.

From Brooklyn Bridge another attraction we recommend is The Bowery which is to the north. This neighbourhood was one of the earliest settlements in Manhattan and includes places to visit like the Bowery Ballroom on Delancey Street or for those who are passionate about art, the Avant Garde art collection of Peanut Gallery. Learn more about how to see and do more and spend less in New York in our video travel guides about this magnificent city.

New York CityPass

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New York Dinner Cruise with Buffet

Grab your friends or that special someone and get ready for 3-hours of real New York fun! This New York dinner cruise includes a delicious buffet, an amazing DJ and breathtaking views of the New York skyline. Don't wait - add this dinner cruise to your New York itinerary today!

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Bateaux New York Dinner Cruise

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Viator VIP: Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and 9/11 Memorial

Experience New York City like an insider on this action-packed VIP tour that includes early access to the Empire State Building, skip-the-line entry to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, an open-top bus tour, and a hop-on-hop-off cruise. You can upgrade to also include afternoon admission to the 9/11 Museum. Seem like a lot to do in one day? Opt to take your cruise the following day. It's a great way to see NYC’s newest sites and its most iconic attractions, and a Viator exclusive package that can't be booked anywhere else!

Big Apple Helicopter Tour of New York

See New York's famous landmarks from the air on an exhilarating 15-minute helicopter tour. You'll come face-to-face with the Statue of Liberty as you fly above the Hudson River. Admire the iconic Empire State Building, the silver Art Deco brilliance of the Chrysler Building, and the sprawling green expanse of Central Park. A must for any visitor to New York City!

USD 149.99$