Brooklyn neighborhood in New York

Brooklyn It is one of the five neighborhoods in which New York is divided and the most populated with almost two and a half million inhabitants, in fact, it is often said that one in ten Americans has its roots there. Traditionally it has been an immigrant neighborhood and in some of its areas they live people of different ethnic groups. North of the neighborhood are Greenpoint and the trendy Wiliamsburg neighborhood. Many famous people were born in Brooklyn, such as Woody Allen Barbra Streisand or Lenny Kravitz.

Brooklyn is surrounded by parks and natural spaces like the Brooklyn Botanic Garden or the Sunset Park, ideal places to lose an entire day and enjoy nature in a big city like New York. Other spectacular places are the Zoo and the Aquarium, where you can see more than 9,000 animals, such as Atlantic dolphins or the California sea lions that also have performances every day during the summer months. The ideal place to spend a day with the family and where you can also see Beluga white whales and Pacific octopuses.

But if there is something known about this neighborhood around the world, it is undoubtedly the Brooklyn bridge, the first that was made to unite the neighborhood with Manhattan and that was built between 1870 and 1883 and that for 6 years was the largest suspension bridge in the world. You will have seen it in many movies and television series from all angles. Another well-known place is Coney Island, an amusement park that is very famous for having a wooden roller coaster. Next to the park is a beach and in that area is also the Brooklyn Cyclones, the stadium where the Mets, one of the baseball teams in New York, play.


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