Monday, January 30, 2012

Romania - Nicolae Romanescu Park of Craiova

The Nicolae Romanescu National Park (Romanian: Parcul Nicolae Romanescu) in Craiova, Romania, is the largest and best-known park in the South-West region of Romania. It is also considered to be the 3rd biggest natural park of Europe.

Through the initiative of Nicolae P. Romanescu, the mayor of Craiova at that time, the park was designed by French architect Émile Rendont. In 1900, the designs for the park won the gold medal at the Paris World Fair. Construction of the park began in 1901, and was completed in 1903.

Between the park objectives:
- "Suspended Bridge" (Podul Suspendat);
- "Magic Castle" (Castelul Fermecat);
- Zoo Garden (Gradina zoologica);
- Hippodrome (Hipodromul);
- Velodrome (Velodromul);
- aso.


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