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It is a very nice park and place for walking. However, I would not necessarily call it a tourist attraction, and would not make a special effort to visit. Things could look differently during summer, but in December the park looked just OK.
National Garden was pretty much the first thing we took contact with as we arrived from the airport by bus. We did expect it to be warmer than Bucharest in December, but had none other expectations otherwise. It was nice to see the palm trees,...More
It’s free admission to this huge park. It’s a peaceful spot for a break. With all the shady trees in the park, it’s also a nice place to escape from the sun and heat.
There are plenty of walking trails, a small zoo with goats...More
Since my hotel was only a couple of blocks away from the National Gardens, I took time every day to walk through here. Whenever I had places to go (Zappeion Palace, Lyceum, and Hadrian's Arch / Temple of Olympian Zeus), I would walk through here...More
Located adjacent to Syntagma Square, this sprawling garden is a nice break from the concrete jungle. There are several dirt pathways that crisscross the park/gardens. Signage is good. Unfortunately, being there in the Fall, the flora was virtually nil - seemed somewhat overgrown. I’d expect...More
This is a quiet place in a busy city. There are plenty of people in it though, but feels very tranquil. Visiting in November meant there weren't many flowers to see, but it's still nice to walk around and relax.
Take a breather and stroll thru it on the way to Hadrians Arc, Ancient Olympics. Whether you are getting to the Parliment at Syntagma Sq or walking from Byzantine Museum to Ancient Olympic site , go thru it, around it and just see what is...More
This is a very peaceful kind of place; and it looked as though the Locals appreciated the occasional sojourn.Worth a return visit, to explore the paths you missed, a first time.Easy to get to the Parliament Square.