Sofiyivka Park, Uman

Featuring forests, lakes, and artistically landscaped paths, Sofiyivka Park represents a vast botanical garden and a recreational site that sees some half a million visitors annually. Founded in 1796, its original purpose was to depict events from Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. You can expect to encounter grottos and wildlife here, as well as ornamental fountains, gazebos, and food stands. Walkways showcase a total of 2,000 different local and exotic plants. Various activities also happen here, such as romantic lake cruises and games for children, depending on the season. The park stretches across a 156 hectare (385 acre) area, so there's plenty to do and see here. With our custom trip planner, Uman attractions like Sofiyivka Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Very beautiful park. Well maintained, the view is stunning. Walked without a tour guide, did a bunch of pics and got a lot of fun.
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  • The park is nice, the place is good, well-groomed. But the impression of the negative remained from a walk on the underground river price of 50 uah. People, do not be fooled: there is nothing to look at, instead of claimed half hour, the walk was 8 minutes from the force, and back had to walk.
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