Gorky Park (Moscow)

2009-12-05 7

Gorky Park – the central vacation spot of all Muscovites, it is good at any time of year.

Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure is an amusement park in Moscow, named after Maxim Gorky. Gorky Park, situated just across the Moskva River from Park Kultury Metro Station, is famed abroad for the American writer Martin Cruz Smith’s novel and later film of the same name.

Gorky Park was opened in 1928 and is located at Krymsky Val and situated just across the Moskva River from Park Kultury Metro Station. The park was created by the amalgamation of the extensive gardens of the old Golitsyn Hospital and the Neskuchny Palace and covers an area of 300 acres (1.2 km²) along the river.

Gorky Park has children’s play areas, fun fairs, various amusement rides, an enormous Ferris wheel, and one of the mockups (test units) from the Buran space shuttle program, which allows children to take part in “the Cosmic Experience”. During the winter the footpaths flood over and freeze, which allow ice-skating around the park.

In its territory there is a complex of attractions: Alpine Slide, Virtual Capsule, Bumper Boats, Batman, Rabid Mill, Big Ben, Break Dance, Buran, Waltz, The Playground, Eurostar, Karting, Carpet Plane, Condor, Dream Ship, Laser Shooting Q-ZAR, Music Express, Niagara, Orbit, Brave Captain, Cave Horror, Trip to Africa, Winning Games, Rally, Silver Mine, Serpentine, Fairy Tale Train, Speedway, Super Bowl, Tire, Fantastic Voyage, Fly Machine, Chain Carousel and the Black Hole. If you not the fan of extreme attractions for you there is a boat station, tennis courts and playgrounds.

written by tataaa on 2009-12-05 #places #location #gorky-park #lomography-supersampler #moscow #100-iso #fuji-velvia-35mm #russia

7 Comments

  1. stouf
    stouf ·

    Very impressive shots ! I love them all !

  2. tataaa
    tataaa ·

    thanks))

  3. paramir
    paramir ·

    beautiful gallery

  4. grad
    grad ·

    классное место!

  5. tataaa
    tataaa ·

    thank you, Paramir))
    пасип, Град))

  6. jaalvarez
    jaalvarez ·

    Beautiful photos ... all of them !!!
    Thanks you for show this location !!!

  7. tataaa
    tataaa ·

    Thank you for the kind words =))

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