Pass through trendy, historic neighborhoods with unforgettable views of the Brooklyn Bridge, Prospect Park, stately mansions and the triumphal arches at Grand Army Plaza. Brooklyn is a borough of people – a true mosaic. See the diversity of America’s first suburb. One in every seven Americans have a personal or family connection to Brooklyn, which is America’s first suburb.
Some of the many sights and neighborhoods your guide will point out include:
New York Vietnam War Memorial
South Stree Seaport
Pike Street Synagogue
St. James Cathedral
Theodore Roosevelt Courthouse
Brooklyn War Memorial (World Wars I & II)
Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn Public Library
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Brooklyn Botanic Gardens
Ebbets Field houses
Brooklyn Masonic Temple
Fort Greene Park
Prison Ships Martyrs Memorial
Thurgood Marshall Courthouse
Staten Island Ferry Terminal
Present your New York City Explorer Pass at one of the CitySights Centers where you will be issued a ticket for the CitySights bus tour of your choice which can then be used to board the tour you have selected. You must pick up your ticket from one of the CitySights visitor centers BEFORE boarding. The tour has 8 stops.
*NOTE: Please note that you can choose one CitySights NY bus tour per NYC Explorer Pass. Select one from the following: All-Around tour ($14 upgrade), Brooklyn tour, Downtown tour, Multilingual tour, Night Tour, Uptown Tour.
CitySights Center Hours: Times Square - Madame Tussauds: Daily, 8:00am-8:00pm Planet Hollywood: Daily 8:30am - 8:00pm Central Park – Central Park Sightseeing: Daily, 9:00am – 5:00pm Tour Times: Brooklyn Tour departs daily, every 30 min from 10:30am - 3:00pm. Tour departs from downtown and will be shown on map upon receipt of ticket from CitySights location.
CitySights Visitor Centers: Times Square (Inside Madame Tussauds): 234 W. 42nd St. (btwn 7th & 8th. Ave) Times Square (Planet Hollywood): 1540 Broadway (7th Ave & 45th St) Central Park (Inside Central Park Sightseeing): 56 W. 56th St., between 5th & 6th Ave. New York, NY 10036
Times Square: Take A, C, E and S trains to Port Authority or 1, 2, 3, N, R, B, D, F, Q to the 42nd Street/Times Square stop.Central Park: From the N, Q, and R subway lines: Exit Midtown 57th/7th Avenue stop. The store is one block east and one block south. From F subway line: Exit 55th and 6th Avenue stop, and walk one block to 56th Street.
Comments aboutSmart Destinations CitySights NY Brooklyn Tour:
This tour is probably for someone who has seen the basic stuff in the city and is looking for something different. I had never been to Brooklyn before so was interesting to me. Brooklyn definitely has a lot more to it than I ever would have thought!