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Herastrau Park, Bucharest

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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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  • We visited on a sunday. There were plenty of families walking and enjoying the wonderful park. Ice cream sellers and cafes were easily found in the park serving beer and wine and food. Good prices. Lo...  more »
  • Amazing OASIS. You can visit the village Museum near there and passed all hard rock cafe! Try the sweet in Photo: yummy
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  • Nice, green and lively park with lots of cafe alternatives inside. People are cominng to this park with their children and pets. Loved it. Also has a nice lake to walk around it. We enjoyed the sun an...  more »