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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Garden
“FREE grounds entry from 9-10 AM Saturday mornings. If you are a nature or plant lover, you'll love this. Tons of greenery to see and you don't get much of this in the city. This is also very easily accessible by train. Best time to go: June! ”
  • 116 locals recommend
Park
“It is a lot less crowded then central park and if you take a walk inside it you can actual hear birds that aren't pigeons! The park is also rich in history: in addition to being the site of the 1778 battle of Kingsbridge where Stockbridge Mohicans died fighting for the Patriots’ cause, the park is also home to the Van Cortlandt House, the oldest house in the borough. Additionally, during the Revolutionary War, vaults in the Van Cortlandt burial ground were used to stash important New York City records for safekeeping.”
  • 18 locals recommend
University
“The famous Fordham University - Rose Hill Campus. Nearby and has nice architecture, a beautiful grounds to walk through, and has a long history. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Street Address
“The New York Botanical Garden is a museum of plants, an educational institution and a scientific research organization. The Botanical Garden is one of the world's preeminent centers for studying plants at all levels. This place is a must-see if you visit the New York City area. Please visit this place. Quickly. You will enjoy it immensely!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
“"Grounds Admission is FREE to everyone all day on Wednesdays and from 9 a.m.–10 a.m. on Saturdays. This does not include admission to the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, Special Exhibitions, Rock Garden, or Tram Tour."”
  • 3 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“This is the more official Bronx Little Italy where parades, fairs, and food galore are. Karaoke bar is here too. Check it out - they may have a fair while you're here. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
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Cemetery
“The resting place of many greats such as Miles Davis, Celia Cruz, Herman Melville, Madam C. J. Walker, Rosa Parks, Otto Preminger, Levi Stubbs, Lawrence Payton, Mark Twain and many more.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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  • 3 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“It irks me that "pizzeria" isn't it's own category on AirBNB. So Full Moon is not a "restaurant", it's a Pizzeria. While in my neighborhood there are dozens of little "pizzerias", I'd say they mostly fall into the "dollar pizza" category. If you're like me, all pizza is good pizza, but if you want a true quality pie, this is probably the closest place to get one (feel free to prove me wrong - I'd love to know a better pizza place closer!). ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Local Bronx Brewey. Great ambiance. Great authentic beer selection. Some nights they have trivia nights and show Sports games.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Best Jamaican Patties & CoCo Bread!! and try their freshly made Cinnamon Buns. Everything freshly baked!!!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Street Address
  • 1 local recommends
Juice Bar
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“where you can eat at the market, at italian-american restaurants, get fresh mozzerella and handmade pasta”
  • 5 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“This gorgeous garden has an old-growth forest with a walking trail, and it has a beautiful glass conservatory, which is lovely in any weather. Cultural events are offered almost every day.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
  • 1 local recommends
Food
“They make fresh mozzarella daily! Highly reccomend. They have delicious sandwiches as well.”
  • 4 locals recommend