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Herastrau Park, Bucharest
(4.7/5 based on 1,600+ reviews on the web)
Walk, cycle, jog, take a boat ride on the lake, or just sit in one of the quiet, shady corners of Herastrau 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. Make Herastrau Park a centerpiece of your Bucharest vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Bucharest trip itinerary builder.
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  • One of the biggest, if not the biggest park in Bucharest. Recommended for walking along, or even jogging. You can also find some nice venues near the lake. 
  • We went to the Park on day 3 of our trip there was not much left to do in the city. but it was cool ... Great Park maintained full of families children ... To see!
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  • The oark is lovely and skate and bike friendly. Nice restaurants and museuma around. During the weekend the central gardens are full but the park to the north is emptier also lots of nice restaurants ...  more »