After a long day of visiting tall buildings, museums and other major attractions, probably it is time to rest, sit on a nice bench and enjoy the nature. Public parks are the correct answer for that. Usually, these beautiful parks are situated in the downtown areas of major cities and their greenness always attracts travelers. In these urban public parks, you can find tall green trees abound, ponds, flowering shrubs, trails made for jogging, waterfront and maybe an aquarium or zoo nearby. While walking through these parks, the city or the sound are muted and you will feel like walking through a real forest. Here are three beautiful urban public parks that you must visit:
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Situated in Munich, the Englischer Garten is named this way because it was patterned after a traditional garden in the year 1786. However, over the years there were added several adjustments to the area, including a Japanese teahouse, Chinese pagoda, soccer fields, a 7,000-seat beer garden and many miles of jogging and biking trails. This beautiful urban public park can be found on the Isar River and is considered to be one of the world’s biggest urban parks.
Jardin du Luxembourg
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Known as the Luxembourg Gardens in English, this beautiful public park is the second largest in Paris. Travelers can enjoy here a nice picnic or wander among formal gardens, beautiful lawns and fruit orchards that feature several artistic fountains and statues. For a nice activity, there are tennis courts and jogging paths located here, too. Children may watch a puppet show, can play in a huge playground, sail model boats in a pond or ride ponies.
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Lumphini Park, situated in Bangkok, is more than just an oasis of nature. This beautiful park is a serene place where visitors can take a paddle boat ride, stroll paths or relax and do their morning and evening exercises. Every Sunday afternoon free outdoor concerts can be enjoyed here, as well.
Urban public parks are probably the best places in town for people to relax, stroll paths or enjoy jogging. What is the name of your town’s public park?