One of the most iconic Brooklyn plazas, make sure to take a picture with the beautiful "Soldiers' and Sailors'" arch. From here, you can walk across the street to Prospect Park, or a few minutes to the Brooklyn Museum or the Botanical Garden.
A beautiful public plaza that might take your breath away. Take a seat on a bench with an iced coffee and soak it all in.
Visit the beautiful arch and fountains. There is a farmers market here every Saturday Morning.
Grand Army Plaza, the oval at the main entrance of Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, was meant to provide a wide and picturesque approach to the park, which park designer Calvert Vaux (1824–1895) considered a vital design element. The Plaza was one of the first features of Prospect Park to be built and…
On saturdays there is a farmers market. Brooklyn Library and Museum are close as well
“One of Kings County’s preeminent cultural institutions, this 560,000-square-foot venue made history as the first American museum to exhibit African objects as artwork. In addition to the more than 4,000 items in the Egyptian holdings, museumgoers can scope pieces by masters such as Cézanne, Monet and Degas, plus an entire center devoted to feminist art. (The venue is the permanent home of Judy Chicago’s massive installation The Dinner Party.)”
“Beautiful botanic garden next to the museum and the park. Features include a japanese garden, cherry tree esplanade, rose garden, shakepeare garden, conservatory garden, lily ponds, native garden and a farming garden. Perfect place to get lost for hours. ”
“A wonderful park complete with a lake for horseback riding, boat rides, ice skating in the winter, zoo, and lovely farmer's market on the weekends. In the summer you can attend free concerts and movie nights. this is the Brooklyn version of central park!”
“The main branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is a beautiful building in itself, also a great place to work or step in from the cold/heat.”
“Great for dates and family alike. Their brunch and even dinner is out of this world. You will always see this restaurant packed with 10-20 min waits. The food speaks for itself. You feel transported to another world when you are seated inside, the decor is beautiful and adds to the character of the place. ”