Brooklyn Things to Do: 5 Must-See Landmarks

Brooklyn is a borough of New York City in Kings County with its own individual culture and several attractions. Brooklyn offers things to do that will make your trip here an exciting one. BBonline recommends these visiting these popular sites while you holiday here in Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Bridge
City Hall Park
Brooklyn, NY

The Brooklyn Bridge is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city, and is one of the greatest architectural wonders in New York City. The bridge was built by renowned architects John Roebling and his son Washington Roebling, it was completed in 1883. Anchored by two Neo-Gothic towers with a lacework of steel cables, the bridge, at the time of its construction was an engineering masterpiece. You can start your day by visiting the Brooklyn Bridge after a good night's rest at your comfortable Brooklyn Inn.

Brooklyn Tabernacle
17, Smith Street
Brooklyn, New York
(718) 290-2000
(718) 290-2001

The Brooklyn Tabernacle is famous for its 240-voice choir. Their music albums have won many Grammy Awards and have sold over 3 million copies. The Brooklyn Tabernacle was established in 1847 at Willoughby Street and was known as the Central Presbyterian Church. In 2002, the church moved to its newly acquired and renovated Loew's Metropolitan Theatre. Located close to your Brooklyn Bed and Breakfast, this is a great place to visit on Sunday and experience the beautiful singing by the 240-voice choir.

Astroland Amusement Park
1000, Surf Avenue
Brooklyn(718) 372-0275

The Astroland Amusement Park is the biggest amusement park in New York City. The park has a several exciting rides like the Astrotower, Cyclone Roller Coaster, Dante's Inferno and much more. The park is a great place to spend the afternoon while staying at your Beautiful Brooklyn Inn. The park is open daily during summer.

Coney Island
Surf Avenue Brooklyn
(718) 372-0275

Coney Island is an amusement park that includes some great rides and is a popular place for families with children. This is a good place to spend the day. Some of the attractions in Coney Island include the Coney Island Circus Sideshow, Museum (open only Saturday and Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.), Burlesque at the Beach (Thursday 9 p.m. and Friday 10 p.m.) and much more. However, watch out for con artists and thieves.

Brooklyn Museum of Art
200, Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, New York
(718) 638-5000

The Brooklyn Museum of Art is the second largest museum in New York City and one of the largest museums in the country. The museum is located in the heart of Brooklyn and is easy to get to from your cozy Brooklyn Inn. The museum occupies a 560,000 square foot building and houses a permanent collection of items from ancient Egyptian including various pieces of contemporary art. The museum is open Sundays 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. There is a suggested entrance fee of $10 for adults, $6 for students and senior citizens. Tip: On Fridays senior citizens can get to visit the Museum and the Botanical Park with the same ticket.