Discover Brooklyn: Local Landmarks

Go on your own Local Landmarks walking tour.

  • 1

    Manhattan Bridge View

    39-21 Washington St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, United States

    5 min walk from hotel

    The view from Flatbush Avenue of The Manhattan Bridge has long been a photographer and filmmaker favourite. It’s a short walk or cycle ride across it to Manhattan too.

  • 2

    New York Transit Museum

    99 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

    15 min walk from the Tillary

    Housed in its own decommissioned subway station, the New York Transit Museum is devoted to the city’s public transportation system.

  • 3

    The Barclays Center

    620 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

    20 min walk from The Tillary

    Sports fans know The Barclays Center as home to the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets. It’s also one of New York’s major music venues with concerts throughout the year.

  • 4

    Grand Army Plaza

    Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238

    35 min walk from the Tillary

    Grand Army Plaza is a public park commemorating the US Civil War with a range of concentric gardens, fountains and statues.

  • 5

    The Brooklyn Museum

    200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238

    40 min walk from the Tillary

    As it is home to one of New York’s biggest collections of art, you can spend hours at The Brooklyn Museum soaking up ancient and contemporary cultures.

  • 6

    Brooklyn Central Library

    10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238

    45 min walk from the Tillary

    Central Library is one of New York City’s primary cultural institutions. It hosts lectures, readings, musical performances and many other arts events.

  • 7

    Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

    990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225

    50 min walk from the Tillary

    The botanic gardens, founded in 1910, cover 52 acres today displaying thousands of plants and flowers in a family-friendly oasis of beautifully landscaped calm.