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Saddest zoo I have ever seen

A great place to get some real local flavor. Laughed when i saw someone describe it as peaceful, as... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Bob K
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Erbil, Iraq
Peaceful

You have to pay to get into this park but it is wroth it. There are a lot of trees and is cooler in... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2016
Radrian
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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27 Apr 2018
“Native is writing...”
1 Jan 2018
“Used to be the main attraction in the city, not anymore”
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

I don't agree with people who said the Zoo is the saddest zoo has ever been seen, or the place is worn and old, and not safe. As a native, Sarchinar Park represents Slemamni city and it has own meanings to all people of its...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Egle E
Reviewed 1 January 2018

This park used to be the main attraction in the city, but now it is run down with very bad cafes here and there around the park, the water need to be cleaned. It needs more than face lift.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Yassin_International
Reviewed 24 October 2017

It's so old and worn down. There isn't much to say about this place but to sum it up: it's old, it's ugly, it's not safe, it makes you start doubting your life choices cause why would you go there?

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank nmbr1dad
Reviewed 2 June 2017

A great place to get some real local flavor. Laughed when i saw someone describe it as peaceful, as that depends on when you go. I imagine the mornings are, but if you want peace dont go in the evenings. It is a great place...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Bob K
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Sarchnar park is the first mini national park in the city, that have a wide green area with several restaurants and beautiful small lake.

Date of experience: May 2016
4  Thank M-Baban
Reviewed 12 April 2016

You have to pay to get into this park but it is wroth it. There are a lot of trees and is cooler in the summer. It has a water source that is also really nice. It kind of feels like a little oasis... That...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Radrian
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

A little away from city center but not too far. Beautiful park but full of people at night. There are many restaurants and pleasure places around. Prices are very different , that's better to check for prices and extra service fees first specially in clubs...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank AriMoi
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Only few minutes driving you will reach this amazing natural park with a very lovely views for the water spring , you will taste a very delicious cup of tea while watching the ducks and fishes, many casinos , Cafes , Rests inside the park...More

Date of experience: December 2015
4  Thank Bakhtiar M
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