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Herăstrău Park, Bucharest

4.6
#1 of 225 in Parks in Romania
Walk, cycle, jog, take a boat ride on the lake, or just sit in one of the quiet, shady corners of Herăstrău Park. The park was laid out in the 1930s on the lakeshore, which had been the favorite promenade for the city's rich since the late 19th century. Today you'll find numerous attractions, including an open-air village museum, a royal palace, an old-fashioned fairground, an aquarium, a summer theater, and many small pavilions hosting art exhibits. Walk its alleyways lined with roses, old trees, water fountains, and benches. As you walk, notice the park's many sculptures representing statesmen, artists, poets, and fictional characters, such as Prince Charming. Explore summer terraces on the lakeshore, visit the tennis courts, rent a bike, or stop for a bite to eat. The park also features a memorial to Michael Jackson. Herăstrău Park is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Bucharest Edition.
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  • We visited this park in October. The park had worn its autumn and it was just lovely I relaxed walking by the lake. The place was very attentive and had a lot of things to see and do from restaurants-cafes, children's playground etc. The park is too big and you need plenty of time to turn it around. In the end we got electric scooter to return to the old town as it had enough walking.
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  • A gem in the middle of Bucharest not unlike Central Park in New York it's an oasis of tranquility and calm with the City as a noisy neighbour. Extraordinary in size with a beautiful lake it's major fe...  more »
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