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Nice little park

Took a nice stroll from the train station towards town through the park, nice scenery. Nothing... read more

Reviewed December 14, 2018
Stockholm, Sweden
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Lovely park

The park is famous for its display of 25,000 cactus plants that are arranged artfully in a big... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2018
Elizabeth H
Canandaigua, New York
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Dec 14, 2018
“Nice little park”
Jun 20, 2018
“Lovely park”
Norrkoping, Sweden
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Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

Took a nice stroll from the train station towards town through the park, nice scenery. Nothing spectacular.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Palanf
Reviewed June 20, 2018

The park is famous for its display of 25,000 cactus plants that are arranged artfully in a big display. It isn't completed until Mid-Summer Eve (June 20 this year) so was still under construction when we were there. We did enjoy seeing the start of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed September 24, 2017

A local park that is very beautiful and well maintained. Benches for relaxing while sightseeing. A large cactus garden with a variety of species and lovely arrangement.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank trimc2014
Reviewed May 2, 2017

This is not an attraction for tourists. This is more a small pleasant park to walk through on your way from train station to the town. The famous cactus plantation is available only during summer and probably the beginning of autumn.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Ondska
Reviewed February 5, 2017

i love nature so important for me there ...nature with character of Swedish..so beautiful Plantation cactuses

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank sofytea
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

The Carl Johan park is a perfect place to meet people who arrive by train, bus, tram och feet. A place to start a sightseeing trip along the river or to find many of interesting restaurants. Close to the theater or IF you prefer go...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Leif S
Reviewed December 18, 2016

When I visited it last time it was really warm and sunny and I believe it's the best place to visit this part of the town. The park itself looks great, and with the river canal next to it, it's really enjoyable to spend your...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank SultanBadza
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This is a park near the the railway station between Stockholm and Malmö. Near to famous hotels and many restaurants. Here we also have a very famaous transplanting of cactus.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank SEL888
Reviewed October 26, 2015

This park is placed near the central of bus and trainstations. A very great part of the park - the towns holding office have plant a big garden of famous cactus - this you must see.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank SEL888
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