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Herăstrău Park, Bucharest

4.6
#1 of 226 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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  • This park used to be the most beautiful in Bucharest, but now it looks neglected and dirty. Still good if you stay in the area or if you want to take the boat on the lake, but you will have better pic...  more »
  • Herastrau parc is the largest in the city. A huge Lake in the center of the park. A good restaurant on the little island on the lake. Places to play for children.   more »
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