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Green-Wood Cemetery

500 25th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232-1755
+1 718-210-3080
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History, scenery and a Trolley ride

I took the guided Trolley Tour and it was so much fun, I can't wait to book another tour, there are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nicole I
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Staten Island, New York
Marge In Charge

Of course, the beauty and serenity of Green-Wood makes it one of the most amazing cemeteries in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gypsy70Houston_Texas
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Houston, Texas
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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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 1 week ago

I took the guided Trolley Tour and it was so much fun, I can't wait to book another tour, there are a variety of tours to choose from so it's entirely possible to go back and see something new and have a different experience. I...More

1  Thank Nicole I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of course, the beauty and serenity of Green-Wood makes it one of the most amazing cemeteries in the world. We already knew that. What made our visit to Green-Wood phenomenal can be summed up with one name-MARGE! Marge, our tour guide, holds a wealth of...More

3  Thank Gypsy70Houston_Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked through the cemetery on a snowy day. Very beautiful and peaceful. We even went inside some of the buildings which housed the cremains of those who had been cremated, and were surprised at how artfully and tastefully these buildings were designed. Would love...More

1  Thank Jackie F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful and quiet place to walk around and admire 470 acres of historical terrain of tomb stones, ponds, diverse trees, birds and hidden gems all over. Worth it 100% if you love cemeteries and a breathtaking view... and also good if you want to have...More

Thank JGGuiti
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

December can be a perfect time to visit this historic cemetery, even (or especially) on a gloomy day. Without leaves, the trees add sculptural interest but Don block any vistas. This is a wonderful place to explore and experience both natural and architectural grandeur. Highly...More

1  Thank Kredit
Reviewed 13 December 2017 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

2  Thank dianab3852017
Reviewed 11 December 2017

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 7 December 2017

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 30 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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

1  Thank David A
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Lillabet75
10 December 2017|
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Response from Marge R | Reviewed this property |
Trolley tours are great. Heated in the winter, A/C for the summer and you can see more of the 478 acres. There are 3 different trolley tours. They are on Wednesday and Sunday at 1:00 PM. All 3 go to Battle Hill with its... More
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NupurS40
8 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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