Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, Kharkiv

4.8
#1 of 315 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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  • Well worth a visit, whatever the weather! We were impressed at the way this park is loved by the people of Kharkiv...a model for the West!  more »
  • On the north-east side of the park is a ski-lift-like aerial cableway you can take a slow ride for a small fee over the forest canopy about a mile long. In summer, I rode it with Anastasia, my young.....  more »
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