Explore Brooklyn Heights: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

About this activity

Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2.4km
Instant confirmation
Duration 30m
AI generated tour
This tour was generated with the help of AI with human post moderation. It allows us to propose more diverse content for you while keeping good quality and lower price
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
All audio tours and tickets can be downloaded to your device anytime

Tour preview

Hosted by WeGoTrip
Book now
  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Explore Brooklyn's evolution with In-App Audio Tour
  • See Truman Capote's former grand home
  • Admire views from the iconic Promenade
  • Discover Harry Chapin's playground legacy
  • Stroll past historic 19th-century brownstones
Embrace the allure of New York's historic neighborhoods with this self-guided audio tour of Brooklyn Heights. Aimed at history buffs and architecture enthusiasts, this immersive experience guides listeners from the iconic Brooklyn Heights Promenade to the storied home of Truman Capote. The tour is designed to unravel the tapestry of one of the nation's first suburbs, with its well-preserved architectural gems and vibrant cultural backstory. The journey begins at the Court Street Station and unfolds along cobblestone streets and past Greek Revival and Italianate Row Houses that capture the essence of a bygone era. The route meanders through the charming Montague Street, revealing local landmarks including St. Ann & The Holy Trinity Church and the Brooklyn Historical Society. It culminates at Brooklyn Bridge Park, where stunning views of Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty await. Along the way, listen to tales of historical figures and events that have shaped Brooklyn Heights into the prestigious enclave it is today. Travelers will be enraptured by the promenade's sweeping skyline vistas, the storied past of old brownstones, and the fusion of past and present that defines Columbia Heights. Cherished stops like Capote's home and the former Watchtower Building are punctuated by oases of greenery and urban play. This audio tour is a sensory homage to the heartbeat of Brooklyn Heights, providing an unforgettable stroll through history and urban elegance.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Brooklyn Bridge Park
Start - Court Street Station
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
Popular activities in New York City
Cancellation policies vary according to activity type. Please check the conditions of your required activity Self-guided audio tour.
WeGoTrip is a company creating memorable experiences through the in-app audio tours for self-guided travelers all around the world. Travel by your own rules with self-guided audio tours & museum tickets in one app. Better to see something once than hear about it a...

Any questions left?

The most interesting attractions in New York City