Moscow Gorky park is one of the best recreational places in the city. Especially it attracts those who like fun and attractions. However, the people who like calmness can sail the boat or catamaran or take a walk to Neskuchny sad (“Not boring Garden”) nearby. Here you can always find a quiet place.
The Central Park of Culture and Recreation of Gorky is situated on an area of 109 ha and splits into two parts: the ground part and Neskuchny Garden.
The first recreational park of Russia was opened on the 12th of August 1928. There were exhibition pavilions and culture pavilions, tennis baskets and decorative pool, attractions, and Kids town. There was no such place as this park in the world at that moment.
The park was given the name of famous soviet writer Aleksey Gorky in 1932. Since then it is called Gorky Park.
Nowadays Gorky Park is the central park of Moscow and is attended by more than 20 thousand people on weekdays and more than 100 thousand on weekends and holidays. Since 2011 Gorky Park became the first world quality amusement park in Russia with space for rest, sport, dancing, and games outside. Free entrance, wi-fi coverage, newly designed recreational zones. All of this made Gorky Park a true center of city life, the point of attraction for youth and families.