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Parco Civico, Lugano
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Take a stroll through Parco Civico, Lugano's major green space. The park covers 6.3 hectares (15.6 acres), so you can explore extensively without retracing your steps. Discover paths lined with statues and fountains amidst the meticulously kept English lawn. The park is divided into two sections: one features Italian and English gardens, with manicured flower beds and tree species from around the world, while the other is more wild, with a forest of oak, lime, plane, and maple trees. This area also houses the natural history museum and a convention center. Arrange to visit Parco Civico and other attractions in Lugano using our Lugano travel itinerary maker.
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  • However, that spring that very Park Green. There are several lovely sculptures, Birch Lake is beautiful, stunning work of landscape designers.
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  • The Parco Civico is a very beautiful place. The view of Lake Lugano is lush. It is worth visiting.
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  • It was a last-minute breakthrough, but very welcome and must repeat. If the walk is done under the Sun and a warm temperature, becomes beautiful. Suitable for families, for jogging and walks with dogs
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  • Very nice parc in Lugano. With a great view over the lake and the city. If you ever visit Lugano, don't forget to take a walk to the park!
  • Beautiful lakeside park with many interesting sculptures and lots of colourful flowers. The only detractor being the amount of graffiti on benches, buildings etc. I don't speak Italian (or Swiss Italian) but it mostly seemed to be anti political and anti police slogans which made me think it's probably not a hugely safe park to walk around at night. I feel I should also note that whilst I was very glad there were public toilets in the park, they were extremely grim. They were small, claustrophobic metal cubicles. Malodorous is an understatement.
  • Safe, wellmaintained park. Ideal for everybody who want to have a rest.
  • A nice place for a relaxing walk along Lugano's lake. Is one of the most important open green spaces of the city and it is always well taken care of.
  • One of the most peaceful and beautiful place to visit in Lugano, nothing to say more!