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Ice scating in winter

The pond is a natural ice scating place during winter. There is also a wondeful cafeteria for... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Victoria S
Thessaloniki, Greece
Field trip

I went there in February and the lake was frozen. Beautiful and quite place for a walk, peace and... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Antonio A
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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8 May 2018
“1 star for Lake (like really blah) 3 Stars for food 5 stars for flower and furniture and nik nak shop in building”
8 Nov 2017
“It's not big”
This is a small (24x100m) but beautiful pond at the foot of Leech Forest.
in Leech Forest, Graz, Austria
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Lake had a half sunken paddle boat, ugly docks, dirty water, ok path and nice flowers. If they are trying to make this a tourist destination, this fails so miserably I cannot believe they don't have a budget to make it nice. It's not worth...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Hilmteich is not large, it's small. You can dash around it -as I witnessed one girl do - in 5 minutes, or you can take a leisurely stroll of 20 minutes. There is a lovely restaurant that abuts the Hilmteich. Go there, sit outside...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

The pond is a natural ice scating place during winter. There is also a wondeful cafeteria for breakfast, lunch or a hot coffee after scating. You can go by strassebahn.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Victoria S
Reviewed 2 April 2017

A nice lake with park on the outskirts of town. Some 20 minutes walk fro the town center. There are also buses gng in this direction - I think...

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I went there in February and the lake was frozen. Beautiful and quite place for a walk, peace and soul.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Antonio A
Reviewed 4 July 2015

I saw locals fishing there... it brings some fresh to the air in hot summer days...but honestly it's not much to see or talk about

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 29 June 2015

A nice and popular lake next to a good café. There are also hammocks and a play area for children/big children.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Merrifique
Reviewed 23 December 2013

This is minutes from my sister's apartment, so I take the kids here a lot! It's a beautiful expansive park. . . there's a playground for the kids, a lake/pond with ducks, and a zipline adventure course if you're feeling it. . . a great...More

Date of experience: February 2013
1  Thank SKinSK
Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

This is a large park area. There is coffee shops and ice cream vendors. Pretty place to walk. The big coffee shop in park sells great cakes.

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