Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, Kharkiv

4.8
#1 of 319 in Parks in Ukraine
Originally designed for horseback riding and nature activities, Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure today offers scenic walking paths, fountains, sculptures, and a large amusement park suitable for all ages. Spread over a vast wooded area, the site was created by students and teachers in the 19th century; by 1932, its size had reached 130 hectares (320 acres). You can also play tennis here, grab a drink or dine at one of the bars, or watch a movie at the park's cinema. Check the program of events in advance; numerous performances take place here. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Kharkiv holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The park offers many options to spend great time relaxing and enjoying nature. It’s very clean and well-cared of. There are different zones for small children, teenagers, adults. Highly recommend.  more »
  • Walking through Gorky Park, I get aesthetic pleasure. First of all, it's beautiful. Very beautiful, green, fresh, a lot of becacations, plantings, etc. Secondly, there are a lot of happy faces: children frolic, couples hugging, youth tusitis, families with wheelchairs walk, the younger generation is engaged in sports, old people slowly raving Under the handle... You look around, and the soul rejoices, what a beautiful city we have, and what wonderful people around! Such a charge of energy you get here, which is enough for a long time! And also hanging, rides, playgrounds! And the disco for the old man is worth it! There is no such thing anywhere)) I love Gorky Park! The only thing that is missing is good cafes.
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