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  • Location:New York City, New York
  • Duration:4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Brooklyn Sightseeing Tour with Lunch

Go beyond Manhattan to the Big Apple’s most exciting borough, Brooklyn. This 4.5-hour Brooklyn sightseeing tour takes you to Brooklyn Heights, arguably the most beautiful neighborhood in New York City; to Ebbets field, the erstwhile home of the Dodgers; to the home of writer Truman Capote; and to Junior’s famous for its cheesecake. Learn about the history of the borough as you get stunning views of Manhattan from across the East River. 


  • Half-day coach tour from Manhattan to Brooklyn, New York City’s most populous borough
  • Discover famous filming locations from The Godfather, Moonstruck, As Good As it Gets Dog Day Afternoon, Sophie’s Choice and more
  • Admire iconic brownstones in Brooklyn Heights and ornate Victorian homes in the Victorian Flatbrush section of Brooklyn
  • Enjoy an easy, guided walk through Green-Wood Cemetery
  • Take your picture against the backdrop of the Manhattan skyline on the Promenade
  • Learn about Brooklyn’s architecture, plus get the insider’s scoop on the best local spots from your expert guide

What You Can Expect

Brooklyn Sightseeing Tour with Lunch

See the Soldiers' and Sailors' Arch in the Grand Army Plaza of Brooklyn

If Brooklyn were an autonomous city, the borough of 2.5 million people would be the fourth largest city in the United States. There’s much to see. And that’s why this 4.5-hour guided tour is a must for anyone curious about the coolest borough on the country. 

Hop in the comfortable coach at Union Square in Manhattan. As the bus rolls through lower Manhattan to Brooklyn, learn about the history of the borough and hear some fun and amazing trivia. In leafy Brooklyn Heights, gawk at the beautiful brownstone buildings and 19th-century stone churches. Take a few minutes to walk along the promenade, the scene in many movies, and get an incredible view of the lower Manhattan skyline and the Brooklyn Bridge from across the East River. 

In the same neighborhood, see the house where Truman Capote lived. The author of In Cold Blood and Breakfast at Tiffany’s resided in this historic 1839 house. He once wrote, “I live in Brooklyn. By choice.” While in the neighborhood also stop by Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims, which was used in the film Moonstruck, and Hotel St George, made famous  by The Godfather. And best of all, what scenes onboard the bus from television monitors. 

If all this Brooklyn sightseeing has built up an appetite, stop by Junior’s, a classic Brooklyn diner from the 1950s. Eat an amazing pastrami sandwich but don’t fill up to fast: Junior’s world-famous cheesecake is a must for a sweet finish. Then hop back on the bus and ride up Flatbush Avenue, which splits the neighborhoods Park Slope and Prospect Heights. See the new Barclays Center, an arena where the Brooklyn Nets play. You’ll also get a glimpse of Grand Army Plaza, the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch, Brooklyn Library, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Ebbets Field, the former home of the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Eventually, end up at Greenwood Cemetery, once the state’s top tourist attraction thanks to its leafy aesthetics. The 478-acre cemetery, the highest elevation in the borough, boasts neo-Gothic chapels and ornate gravestones. 

The tour ends with a trip through the Flatbush neighborhood, crammed with eye-pleasing Victorian houses, before riding back to Manhattan and watching a montage of the borough’s most famous residents on the TV monitor. 

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

There were 6 of us that were having a mini high school reunion of class of 1952 from Mamaroneck High - most of us had never been to Brooklyn. The guide was fabulous, knowledgeable, entertaining, and the food was great - the time flew by. Highly recommend it to anyone.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was awesome . Tony is a great tour guide so knowledgeable and funny . His love and enthusiasm for Brooklyn makes it even more enjoyable . I would highly recommend this to anyone and am planning on going back for the pizza tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Trip will planned and executed. Tour guide very knowledgeable with excellent communication and people skills. Have recommended this Brooklyn tour to others, and will explore other tours with this same organization.

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