Located across the East River, Brooklyn is one of the most popular boroughs of New York City. The borough is divided into several districts and neighborhoods where visitors can see several attractions and enjoy themselves. Brooklyn is home to the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the iconic Brooklyn Bridge. The borough is filled with numerous attractions including museums, parks and art galleries.
The Prospect Park is among the most visited attractions, it houses the Brooklyn Museum, which is the largest art museum in the city. Downtown Brooklyn features the New York Transit Museum and the Brooklyn Children's Museum is located in Bedford-Stuyvesant and Flatbush. Next to the prospect Park is the Brooklyn Botanic Garden which is characterized by a 52-acre garden. The Marine Park, New York Aquarium and the Cooney Island also make wonderful places to visit in Brooklyn.
When it comes to shopping people often overlook Brooklyn without exploring the options. What they do not know is there are some excellent coves where visitors can find some excellent deals. The main shopping area is Brooklyn is the Brooklyn's Fifth Avenue. Another important shopping district is DUMBO. There are also some great shopping malls in Brooklyn like the Fulton Street Mall, Atlantic Terminal Mall, Kings Plaza, etc.
The nearest airport to Brooklyn is the John F. Kennedy International Airport. The airport is located about 11 miles from Brooklyn and caters to domestic as well as international flights. From the John F. Kennedy International Airport visitors can take rail, buses, taxis or car rentals to reach Brooklyn.
Brooklyn has numerous halal restaurants where visitors can dine and enjoy a variety of cuisines. Some of the best halal restaurants in Brooklyn include Halal Paradise, Gyro Café, Zaiqa Halal Food, Bahar Masala, Abir Halal Restaurant, Kashmir Grill, King Falafel, Istanbul Restaurant, Punjab Restaurant, etc.
There are several mosques in Brooklyn. Some of the well-known mosques in Brooklyn include Fatih Camii Mosque, Masjid Al-Aman, New York Islamic Center, Islamic Center of Brooklyn, Masjid Abu Bakr, Thayba Islamic Center, etc.