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Shevchenko Park

Sumskaya St., 35, Kharkiv, Ukraine
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Interesting place.

Interesting park and nice place for a walk. Plenty of children's play-areas, unfortunately in need... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2015
Christopher D
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Nice green space in the centre

This is a nice if unspectacular park in the city centre. There are fountains and flowers that make... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2015
bathpair
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Sumskaya St., 35, Kharkiv, Ukraine
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Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Interesting park and nice place for a walk. Plenty of children's play-areas, unfortunately in need of some repair... There is a actually a Zoo of decent size at the back of the park. Very inexpensive. The animals seem well kept but the facilities are quite...More

1  Thank Christopher D
Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

This is a nice if unspectacular park in the city centre. There are fountains and flowers that make it more pretty and good places to atop for refreshment, which was vital on the hot sunny Spring day of our visit.

2  Thank bathpair
Reviewed March 24, 2015

Taras Shevchenko Park is nearly in every major city in Ukraine! Here in Kharkiv, this park has not only fountains, but also gardens of flowers. Areas for children to play(sandbox) and even the sculptures of hand prints of major famous people of the world! Definitely...More

1  Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Reviewed December 15, 2014

Nice park and playgrounds for kids and adults. Here it is restaurants, monuments and a green place in city center instead of walking along the traficced road.

Thank mismatch14
Reviewed November 26, 2014

The park is beautifully manicured and has excellent gardens and a lovely fountain.There is also a restaurant and coffee shop in the park where you can have a bite to eat or enjoy a cup of tea on the second level, which has great views...More

1  Thank Valentine O
Reviewed October 29, 2014

It was winter when I visted, covered in snow, but still peaceful to walk through. I am sure this is a beautiful park in the spring/summer time.

Thank Scott_M_From_Utah
Reviewed October 4, 2014

I thought this was a nice place to go for walk or to just sit and talk. There are many activities for children here but not really for adults.

Thank norgeva
Reviewed August 7, 2014

We walked through here several times in the hot summer afternoons and evenings. Nice and clean, lovely flower beds, tree lined paths, a few places for refreshment, the 'nemo' dolphinarium etc are in the area and spotted a horse and lovely ornate carriage which I...More

Thank Ray H
Reviewed July 26, 2014

I've walked through this park several times during my visit. It's lovely and calm and there are quiet a few things to see like the 50th Parallel and the statue of Shevchenko. But it's best for people watching

Thank Cami M
Reviewed May 26, 2014

I love this park and I walk there every day when I am in Kharkiv. I stay at Chichikov Hotel, so it is just across Sumskaya. The paths between the trees are lovely, there is always something new to discover, there is the statue with...More

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