Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, Kharkiv

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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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  • this is the only park in Ukraine of this type! Ideal lawns and landscapes in areas of several hectares, with a lake with swans, fountains. Incredible attractions for adults and children! I liked the.....  more
    this is the only park in Ukraine of this type! Ideal lawns and landscapes in areas of several hectares, with a lake with swans, fountains. Incredible attractions for adults and children! I liked the.....  more »
  • Full of entertainments including amazement park! Very cozy, clean and beautiful. Great for families and kids! 
    Full of entertainments including amazement park! Very cozy, clean and beautiful. Great for families and kids!  more »
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  • It's a very nice place to go out with your friends especially for foreign students it's a must visit place you get a good idea about the advanced culture and technology of Ukraine and lot of good rides plus there's special events in there during new year, Christmas, Halloween etc. Not only rides but many nice souvenir shops and food stalls the cable car is a must during the sunset time.
  • Fantastic place during Christmas season. Lots of rides, lots of fun....

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