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Giardini Margherita

Address: Viale Gozzadini, Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: 051 333303
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Ranked #23 of 126 Attractions in Bologna
Type: Outdoors
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great to walk around and when the sun is out, it is bustling with people having a good time. The fountains were pretty and the turtles were very cute by the water. Nice place to grab a drink and chill out if you've been doing touristy things and want a break.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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30 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

If you get tired of the heat, dust, and noise of the city, go to Giardina Margherita, a park between the Santo Stefano and Castiglione gates. It's worth the time to experience a this beautiful park.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This park is very well maintained except for the graffiti (which can be avoided). There's plenty of benches dotted around to people and dog watch. It was a nice surprise to find turtles there.

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Valletta, Malta
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It is the largest and certainly the most popular city park. It was designed by the Piemontese Sambuy to provide Bologna with an ample green and public place as in other Italian and European cities. It was opened in 1879 with the name of “Passeggio Regina Margherita” ( as a tribute to the wife of King Umberto I).

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Constanta, Romania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

After some days of food battle we tried something new and we went to this lovely place. The walk through the park was great, the view of the lake and the fresh air were all lovely. We recomend it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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68 reviews 68 reviews
38 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We took a walk in the park and it was very nice,fresh air,there is a pond and a small castle over there,there are many people walking their funny dogs.And don't forget to go to the cafe there.It serves the best coffee in the city

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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113 reviews 113 reviews
38 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

The park is relaxing and a welcomed reprieve from the crowds. A lot of dogs with plenty of room to frolic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Anyone should go to Giardini Margherita. Anyone in Bologna should go there. BRING BREAD OR OTHER FOOD TO FEED TO TURTLES, CARP AND THE SMALL FISH! Very nice café (Chalet) in the park. Basketball court, football pitch and other facillities like playgrounds and some pet food shop. In sunny weather lizards can be found basking on the rocks beside the... More

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Claremont, Ca
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77 reviews 77 reviews
43 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

Giardini Margherite is a large, lovely public park a bit outside the historical center. There are large grassy expanses, which the Bolognese use for sun-bathing, among other things. There is a brook that runs through the park, populated with many turtles. Very relaxing and peaceful place. Wonderful people watching.

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