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Tauride Garden (Tavricheskiy Sad)

Potemkinskaya st., 2-4, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Beautiful in winter

Had a great afternoon strolling through this picturesque park in the snow. You can watch local... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Ibis
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Sydney
Beautiful gem in the busy city

Love spending time in the park when the weather permits. Such a beautiful peaceful pleace to walk... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Pezerella_2011
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Budapest, Hungary
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7 Dec 2017
“Beautiful in winter”
22 Jun 2017
“Beautiful gem in the busy city”
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Potemkinskaya st., 2-4, St. Petersburg, Russia
Smolny
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Had a great afternoon strolling through this picturesque park in the snow. You can watch local children toboggan and see the numerous women out with prams. Good for wintry photography too. Recommended.

Thank Ibis
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Love spending time in the park when the weather permits. Such a beautiful peaceful pleace to walk around, away from all the city noise. Sit on the bench and read, eat ice cream in the summer ( they sell local ice cream in carts around...More

Thank Pezerella_2011
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Just going east off the Fontanka River toward Smolny Cathedral, we reached at the place of that congenial relatively small green area, in the Potemkinskaya str. This quiet spot was in the past an estate of Grigory Potemkin, one of the favorites of Catherine the...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Not very well known or advsertised, so yet free of annoying crowds, fast food kiosks etc. Amazing place with its own athmosphere and lots of small cozy corners, couple of pools, comfy benches.

1  Thank Alex_JaneRu
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Good place for relaxing with kids and for some sports activities. Running, exercise workout, play football etc. Lots of children playgrounds.There is also some lake with wild ducks.

1  Thank Jozef C
Reviewed 11 October 2015

a calm place within the vivacious city. during summer season come here to sunbathe, have a walk, do some sports, have a drink, .....

1  Thank Januarius Z
Reviewed 16 May 2015

This is a lovely park that does not get many foreigners here. This is why I wentvhere to see the locals who were enjoying it. Although a bit cool people were in various states of relaxation smiling,laughing and playing. Small Russian families bring their children...More

1  Thank Allan S
Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

It's unfortunate that this place is not very know to foreigners! It's very beautiful, and has a lot of things from both imperial and soviet Russia. If possible, find a knowing person (or a tour guide - I don't know if there are tours available)...More

1  Thank Margarita F
Reviewed 14 April 2013

There's one of the better skating facilities inside the Garden, well worth a visit if you're into winter sports. There's also a skate sharpening facility that does a decent job (another one at Yubileiny Ice Palace, also downtown), in case you needed one...

1  Thank misha r
Reviewed 16 January 2013

Living as expat now; live near this park. Wonderful place. In summer, filled to brim with sun bathers and artists, children and performers. In the fall, quite spectacular are the colors. I recommend this park for any day to relax and enjoy.

1  Thank John_M298507
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