Carol Park (Liberty Park), Bucharest
Categories: Monuments, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
Rent a bike, paddle around the lake, or simply stroll among rose beds, fountains, and monuments at Carol Park (Liberty Park). Originally designed in the 1900s as a French garden, the park suffered many changes during the communist regime. See a mausoleum with canons at the front, built of black and red granite and dedicated to socialist revolutionaries. The park also features a technical interactive museum, an open-air Roman arena, a memorial in the shape of a small mosque, and two statues depicting nude youths. Amenities include children's playgrounds, several restaurants, and some ice cream and lemonade stands. Plan your Carol Park (Liberty Park) visit and explore what else you can see and do in Bucharest using our Bucharest itinerary maker.
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While it's not as big or as stunning as Cismigiu or Herastrau, Carol Park is still a fantastic visit. It's scenic from the entrance at Piata Libertatii as well as from up top at the war memorial.
I happened to go here the day of the WW1 service at the monument so didn't get to walk round it. However did get to watch some of the service from a spectators area and saw the Romanian President make... read more »
While Cișmigiu may be my all-time favorite park for its intimate atmosphere, Carol I comes right next as the most impressive park I've been to while in Bucharest. It's a big park, with a long corridor... read more »
Nice small Park. A couple of children play areas, a (dirty) lake and lots of green trees. Good place to go for a run or walk . The mausoleum is always impressive.
Historic park with a nice small lake. You can take small boats to have an enjoyable trip. A mausoleum in the center. Science museum nereby.
A great park, very large, with monuments and a lake with animals and places to relax, walk, skate, eat and drink and many more. A place for families, the young and the old. Poor parking space
Verry nice park, with a hill, a lake, a monument... Lots of statues and old trees. Also you can find here a good restaurant, Dines. I like this park a lot because is small but has it all.
An old park with big trees. There are a few playgrounds but rather small. The lake is an attraction. You can rent a modern boat for 10ron. Half of it is on a hill so there are quite a few alleys where kids can climb and descend on scooters, bikes, etc. I used to train here on my road bike on the short sharp climbs. There should be policemen patrolling more often. From time to time I see groups of gipsies trashing and misbehaving near the official northern entrance.
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