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Green-Wood Cemetery Walking Tours

5th Ave. & 25th St. Brooklyn, NY 11232 | Brooklyn | 631-549-4891

Location Description:

The list of celebrities buried hereaLola Montez, Leonard Bernstein, Currier & Ives, Joey Gallo, Samuel F.B. Morse, and Peter Cooper, to name a fewarivals any cemetery in the world, but the best reason to visit Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery is the sumptuous landscaping and screwy funerary sculptures. Enter the Gothic gate and be drawn upward through the rolling hills as if on a stairway to heaven. You'll see why New York's early cemeteries also doubled as picnic grounds. Hours: Hours & dates vary. Call for more info.