May 24 of every year is European Day of Parks. So today we celebrate some of the European parks we love most. Enjoy these photos, then tell us which is your favourite European park and why!
We love…Phoenix Park, Dublin
Phoenix Park in Dublin, Ireland is one of the largest city parks in Europe. In 2012 it celebrated its 350th anniversary!
We love…Villa Borghese, Rome
Villa Borghese Gardens is the second largest public park in Rome, Italy. Originally a private vineyard, the Gardens are well over 400 years old.
We love…Kensington Gardens, London
Kensington Gardens in London is one of the Royal Parks. Once the private gardens of Kensington Palace, the gardens today are a beautiful 275 acre public park enjoyed by millions of people every year.
We also love…
These are just three European parks that we love. In reality, however, how can you possibly stop there. Europe is full of stunning parks – just think about such iconic places such as:
- Vondelpark, Amsterdam
- Park Guell, Barcelona
- Hyde Park, London
- Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris
- Tuileries Garden, Paris
- Englischer Garten, Munich
- Łazienki Park, Warsaw
…and we could go on.
So tell us then, what is your favourite European park – and why?
Happy European Day of Parks!
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European parks certainly provide stunning scenes, but sometimes a photo snapped in Centennial Parklands reminds us what we have right here in Sydney. This photo that was tweeted to us yesterday by Sydney Morning Herald photographer, Dallas Kilponen (@pelagicpictures).