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Parco Ducale

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Address: Situato nel centro storico, 10 minuti a piedi da Piazza Garibaldi, Parma, Italy
Phone Number: 39 0521218882
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"The Most Civilized City In The World"

A short walk from the city center - turn back the clock about a century and a half. No traffic. No crowds. It makes for a lovely, refreshing stroll. Makes for a nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
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Bangor, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Just a very nice park for walking, people watching, eating gelato!! We took a picnic and enjoyed several hours of relaxing under the trees. Very easy to get to from city center.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Europe is full of better examples of grand parks like this. This one doesn't have much to make it stand out, no special educational arboretum or garden, no specialty. I suppose it is big for a small city, and I would be very pleased if this were my neighborhood park, but I wouldn't go out of my way to see... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Parco Ducale is close to the Star Hotel du Parc, so a lot of hotel guests use it for nice stroll after long and tedious business day. The park is also favourite for local citizens, who tend to go here for a run or stroll with kids or friends.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Join the residents of Parma and visit the Parco Ducale on a Sunday morning for a walk, a run, a bike ride, a coffee in the open air cafe, a game of chess or cards under the trees, throwing a ball to the dog, playing forbidden football with your toddler, watching the ducks, whatever. And relax ... who needs sightseeing?

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

As a lover of parks and gardens, I was under the impression this was going to be a beautiful park. It's nice in that you can escape the tourists and shops, but as far as landscaping and gardens, it needs a lot of work. Don't get me wrong, it's still nice to stroll through and the man made lake is... More 

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Valletta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

-Beautiful -Loved the mini lake with the ducks,swans, tortoises. -There were maintenance works going on -Needed some cleaning

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Walking along the river and into the park was delightful, but if you are looking for beautiful flower beds and fountains you won't find them. But the cafe in the park was great, good selection of teas, and coffees, as well as alcoholic beverages

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Bangor, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A short walk from the city center - turn back the clock about a century and a half. No traffic. No crowds. It makes for a lovely, refreshing stroll. Makes for a nice hour or so - more if you take in the expansive Ducale palazzo.

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Peoria, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The park has children's park area with rides. You can purchase rides on small scooters for the kids too. there is also a small cafe in the middle wonderful coffees and snacks available. It is a wonderful place to take a break and people watch.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The local people really make good use of this park for family walks and bike rides, which gives it a friendly vibe. We used it simply to walk from our hotel to the centre of Parma.

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Address: Address: Situato nel centro storico, 10 minuti a piedi da Piazza Garibaldi, Parma, Italy
Phone Number: 39 0521218882
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Parma  >  Parma

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