Brooklyn is a people's place. It is the most populous of New York City's five boroughs, with a Census-estimated 2,636,735 residents in 2015. It is geographically adjacent to the borough of Queens at the southwestern end of Long Island.
Since 1896, Brooklyn has had the same boundaries as Kings County the most populous county in New York state and the second most densely populated county in the United States, after the county of New York – which is coextensive with the borough of Manhattan.
Here are 7 reasons for falling in love with Brooklyn.
Tours in New York: Fall In Love With Brooklyn
A Visual Storytelling by Lucas Compan
1 – Forget Manhattan skyscrapers. In Brooklyn you can see sky
2 – The views of the water, Manhattan, and the bridges never, ever get old
Directions to Brooklyn Bridge Park
Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge is something. So take the 6 train at Grand Central Station to the last stop (Brooklyn Bridge). If you don't want to walk 1,8 km on the bridge, you have five ways to get there:
– A or C trains to High Street
– 2 or 3 trains to Clark Street
– F train to York Street
3 – Romantic spot with breathtaking sunsets at Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Directions to Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Take the R train at Times Square/42nd Street to Court Street/Borough Hall
4 – You can see movies and concerts in more than one park
Directions to Prospect Park
Take the Brooklyn-bound F train at 34th Street-Herald Square (Manhattan) to 15th Street/Prospect Park
5 – The beach is just a subway ride away (Brighton Beach)
6 – You can ride The Coney Island Cyclone, a historic wooden roller coaster that opened on June 26, 1927
Directions to Coney Island and Brighton Beach
Take the Brooklyn-bound N or Q trains to the last stop
7 – You can find great food, music, art, fashion in Williamsburg
Directions to Williamsburg
Take the L Train at Union Square/14th Street to Bedford Avenue (three stops, six minute-ride)
Extra Reason: DUMBO is simply awesome
In DUMBO you can play like a kid at the Jane's Carousel – with an awesome view...
You can also enjoy outstanding art installations right under the Brooklyn Bridge...
Or you can admire the Brooklyn Bridge from different angles...
And you also can take a walking guided tour of DUMBO & Williamsburg, and SO many other super cool stuff, tours, sightseeing, and things to do.
Are you ready to live a love story? So Brooklyn is your next destination. Bon voyage!