9 Incredible Places to Take Pictures in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bridge

We might be a little biased, but Brooklyn is one of the best places in the world to capture the perfect photo. From world-famous bridges to breathtaking views, here are some of our favorite places to take pictures in Brooklyn.

1. The Brooklyn Bridge.

You can’t visit Brooklyn without snapping a shot of the Brooklyn Bridge. Plus, a photo of the Brooklyn Bridge is guaranteed to get a ton of likes on Facebook.

walking the brooklyn bridge

2. Green-Wood Cemetery

The gothic revival architecture, views and famous headstones at Green-Wood Cemetery make for a fun day of photography.

Green-Wood Cemetery

3. Boathouse on the Lullwater of the Lake in Prospect Park

The Beaux Arts style building was seen in Scorsese’s movie The Age Of Innocence. Take a photo there, so it will also be seen on your Facebook page!


4. Brooklyn Bridge Park

See Manhattan’s stunning skyline from Brooklyn Bridge Park. All the best views are in Brooklyn.

brooklyn at night

5. Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Spend hours exploring the beauty of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. There’s so much to see that it’ll be hard for you to decide what to take pictures of first.

Botanical garden

6. Valentino Pier

Valentino Pier on the Brooklyn waterfront has one of thee best views of the Statue of Liberty. That’s why we take you there on our Brooklyn Chocolate Tour.

statue of liberty

7. Grand Army Plaza Memorial Arch

The Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Arch at the Grand Army Plaza is also known as Brooklyn’s Arch de Triomph (but we like ours better than the one in Paris).

Grand Army Plaza

8. Coney Island

Whether you shoot the rides at Luna Park, a selfie with your Nathan’s hot dog or the scene strolling along the boardwalk, photos of Coney Island are always a hit.

coney island

9. The Manhattan Bridge from Washington Street

Last but not least is one of the most popular, and Instagrammed, places to take pictures in all of Brooklyn. You might recognize it from the film Once Upon a Time in America (or from all over social media).

most famous view of brooklyn

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