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Green-Wood Cemetery

500 25th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232-1755
+1 718-210-3080
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Beautiful cemetery with great trolley tours!

What a wonderful cemetery! Beautiful landscape, architecture, sculptures... and the views! We did... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
dianab3852017
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Toronto, Canada
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Beautiful Setting

I try to get here every time I go to NYC since my sister is buried here. It is always a sad time... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
travelingbeachbum00
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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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500 25th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232-1755
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful cemetery! Beautiful landscape, architecture, sculptures... and the views! We did the Far Side historic trolley tour with our very passionate, energetic and knowledgeable guide Marge! Marge even took the time after the tour to help us find a family gravesite. Thank you...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I try to get here every time I go to NYC since my sister is buried here. It is always a sad time but the surroundings are so tranquil and the place is beautiful. My sister always loved this cemetery so her husband decided to...More

Thank travelingbeachbum00
Reviewed 1 week ago

My father in law is buried here and we visit frequently. It is such a beautiful, peaceful well maintained cemetery. Loaded with history and interesting stories.

Thank sophiegirl0814
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove 2 hours to tour Green-Wood. We decided to take the basic trolley tour. With so much acreage we thought it would be a great idea. The tour guide kept us at a Revolutionary War Monument for about 42 minutes of the 120 of...More

Thank bravefilius
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Brooklyn, came here on a whim and were pleasantly surprised. The sheer size of the cemetery, plus the beautiful mausoleums and monuments absolutely blew us away. After spending so much time in the city, the peace and serenity were a welcome change....More

Thank David A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go on a trolley tour, stroll on your own with their extensive map, attend a nighttime event or drive around on a beautiful day and take in the abundance of rolling hills and trees and architectural wonders. You will want to return again and again....More

Thank marsp777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large quiet cemetery. Nice place to walk. Had a funeral here the staff was very kind. Good service and the funeral process wasn't too long.

Thank Kimmylubs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cemetery looks like it is park with a lot of historic monuments and buildings. It's calm and quite place to walk. You even don't have feeling that you are on the cemetery. Nature is awesome there. You can seat next to the lake under the...More

Thank Julia L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds of this cemetery is very well maintained. I have been here a few times for cremation ceremonies which are in a beautiful area. The entrance of the cemetery looks straight out of the movies and they offer tours.

Thank Sita11411
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I love visiting the cemeteries everywhere I go. This is one of the true gems! It's huge, overlooking the beautiful city, really peaceful and has a lot of nice art and architecture. It's over 150 years old, you can tell. I regret not having enough...More

Thank olasweetmol
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Lillabet75
10 December 2017|
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Response from las717 | Reviewed this property |
Any tour will be great but leave time to walk around on your own. Get a map at the office,
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NupurS40
7 October 2017|
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Response from VermontTeacher44 | Reviewed this property |
I concur with responses above. I have always had good experiences with the GreenWood Cemetery events. It is a unique place and well worth a visit at any time!
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Hgtravl
19 April 2017|
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Response from coleenham | Reviewed this property |
The cemetery has a lot insde the gates
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