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Where to find a free map of Brooklyn, NY

A former Dutch settlement of little towns, Brooklyn is the highest, most densely populated borough of New York City. If you go to Big Apple, it is a must to drop by and explore it. For this, you need a map and the best place to find a free map of Brooklyn is definitely the internet.

Brooklyn overview

History Once considered the little sister of Manhattan, Brooklyn borough of New York City has nicely evolved and developed along the time turning into a magnet for immigrants. Dozens of distinct neighbourhoods represent many of the major ethnic groups found within the New York City area. African Americans have a large community here as well as Hispanic and Italian Americans. Diversity and beauty Brooklyn is also a place that played a major role in different aspects of American culture including literature, theatre and cinema. With so much diversity and beauty to offer, it comes as no surprise that Brooklyn makes an extraordinary tourist attraction.

Sources for free Brooklyn maps

Google Maps This is the first place to look at. You don't necessarily need to know a specific address, although it definitely helps in your search process. Simply go to, select maps on the top left side of your screen and type in Brooklyn, New York. The map of Brooklyn's neighbourhood is immediately displayed. You can zoom in on a certain area you want to visit, use a map or satellite view. Once you've established the area you want to explore, you can either print it or email it. Google Earth You can also dive right into Brooklyn on a unique 3D satellite map provided by Google Earth. With the Google Earth plug-in you can enjoy the interactive Brooklyn 3D map within your web browser. This is one of the most comprehensive sources of information regarding Brooklyn. A lot of information is presented here starting with the attractions, lodging and dining. Take a look at "Be guided" and "Get around" sections. The latter one has links to Brooklyn Google maps as well as the MTA Subway map, Brooklyn Bus network map and many more. This site offers a wealth of information not only for tourists, but for everyday life. The maps section includes among others, a neighbourhood map where you can enter the neighbourhood name you want to explore or a street name. There's also a landmark map available pinpointing all the places of interest in Brooklyn. Just click the icons on the map for more info.

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