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Giardini Margherita

Viale Gozzadini, Bologna, Italy
051 333303
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Ranked #26 of 133 Attractions in Bologna
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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37 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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Mickey D's
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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68 helpful votes 68 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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