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Old August 17th, 2009, 08:57 PM   #1
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Central Parks

What is your cities' largest and 'flagship park? Please post them and some photos if you wish

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Old August 17th, 2009, 09:34 PM   #2
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Very nice Thread!

Here are some pictures from Lawrence Gardens, Lahore!





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Old August 18th, 2009, 07:18 PM   #3
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i love those buildings in that park, they fit in well. do they have any purpose other than appearence?
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Old August 19th, 2009, 06:53 AM   #4
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That Tower has a water tank, and the other 1 is just a patio!
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Old August 19th, 2009, 08:21 AM   #5
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Nice Idea!!

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Old August 19th, 2009, 08:32 AM   #6
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From wiki:
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Kings Park is a 4.06-square-kilometre (1,003-acre) park located on the western edge of Perth, Western Australia central business district. The park is a mixture of grassed parkland, botanical gardens and natural bushland on Mount Eliza.

Besides tourist facilities Kings Park contains the State War Memorial, the Royal Kings Park Tennis club and a reservoir. The streets are tree lined with individual plaques dedicated by family members to Western Australian Service men and women who died in World War I and World War II.

Matt.Perth a rainy view of the city from kings park!

Tree top walk:
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Old August 19th, 2009, 07:57 PM   #7
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I'm likin the Clock tower monument!
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Old August 20th, 2009, 11:48 AM   #8
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My city's largest park.
400.000 m2



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Theatre.
For 2000 people.


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Old August 21st, 2009, 06:39 AM   #9
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SINGAPORE BOTANIC GARDENS

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TIMES - Best of Asia 2008
Best for the Body Category - Best Urban Jungle

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The debt Singaporeans owe to their 149-year-old botanical gardens is as much economic as ecological. In 1888, an eccentric but zealous horticulturist named Nicholas Henry Ridley cut herringbone-shaped channels into the bark of several rubber trees grown from seedlings sent from London. He trapped the sap — and gave birth to the then British colony's rubber industry. Over the next half-century, rubber utterly transformed Singapore, whose sleepy economy had hitherto been dominated by nutmegs and cloves. With the advent of the automobile and its insatiable demand for tires, Singapore boomed.

The city-state hasn't looked back since, but when its citizens feel like a gentle walk, many of them consider the lush 63-hectare confines of the Botanic Gardens to be one of the very best places for it. Modern amenities abound — every tree, shrub and herb is now meticulously labeled, for example, and the eco-friendly open-air bathrooms are immaculate, thanks to the exertions of its 90-member staff and a generous $5.8 million annual budget. But somehow the mysterious power of the rainforest still hangs heavy in the humid air. For the roughly three million visitors who stream through the gardens annually, slipping through one of its 10 gates is like slipping into a wilder past. More than any anodyne museum or tome-filled library, the majestic banyans, blood-hearted palms and riotously flowering frangipanis are a reminder of what Singapore once was.
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Old August 21st, 2009, 07:00 AM   #10
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I'm likin the Clock tower monument!
Thats Great!!

Also, this park has a giant map of the country, and many plate about the regions!!

Also you like this??



Or this??



and maybe...

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I love U like it!!
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Old August 23rd, 2009, 12:37 AM   #11
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Biggest Park in Buenos Aires, located in Palermo















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Old August 23rd, 2009, 10:30 PM   #12
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One of the biggest and most beautiful parisian parks : Parc des Buttes-Chaumont


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Old August 24th, 2009, 12:53 AM   #13
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Kings Domain, Melbourne Australia

This large park covers 36 hectares and includes Government House, the Shrine of Remembrance, Victorian Police Monument and several monuments to British Monarchs stretching from Queen Victoria to George VI.





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Old August 25th, 2009, 12:31 AM   #14
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neat photos!
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Old August 29th, 2009, 03:28 PM   #15
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María Luisa´s Park - The central park of Seville

















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Old August 31st, 2009, 08:30 PM   #16
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Wow Great Pic Of Paris end Autralian...
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Old September 1st, 2009, 09:56 PM   #17
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in Montréal, obviously it's the Mont-Royal

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Old September 1st, 2009, 10:51 PM   #18
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MADRID - Parque de El Retiro (the central park of the city)

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And the monument to the Devil the citizens of Madrid gave to 'him':

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Old September 1st, 2009, 11:18 PM   #19
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Metropolitano park Santiago de Chile

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Bath House Park (Lazienki Park) - Warsaw

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