The oldest Moscow park “Sokolniki” – one of the largest parks in Europe, several times larger than the territory of Hyde Park in London. He is not only a monument of landscape art, but also a unique holiday destination, so beloved by many generations of Muscovites and guests of the city.
The park is spread over an area of almost 600 hectares, most of which is occupied by greenery. There are many ancient oaks, larches, birches, maples and elms, planted in the alleys in the XIX century. has always been a lot of flowers in the park, he is famous and his Large and Small rosaries, the number of rose bushes which in some years reached 30 thousand. It has its own garden with fragrant lilac branches of lilac most incredible varieties and colors.
In the park you can see deer ponds located in the floodplain of the low water Deer creek and cascades of six Putyaevskih ponds, water surface which occupies more than six hectares. Putyaesvkih swim in ponds is prohibited, but you can walk, admire the views and picnics. There is always a pleasure to relax on a hot summer day.