Moscow's Parks & Gardens

This is a list of some of the most popular parks and gardens in the Russian Capital:

  • Alexander Garden along the western wall of the Kremlin.  Metro Alexandrovsky Sad.
  • Bitsa Park is one of the largest in Moscow. It sprawls for a distance of approx 10km
  • Botanic Garden of the Academy of Sciences  is one of the largest in Europe. Created in 1945.
  • Botanic Garden of Moscow University 'Apothecaries' Garden'  is one of the oldest in Russia.
  • Botanic Garden of the M V Lomonosov Moscow State University  Created in 1706.  Metro Universitet.
  • Gorky Park ( amusement park ) Central Park for Culture and Rest. It stretches along the Moscow River for about 1.2km's.  Metro Park Kultury.
  • Japanese Garden in the north of Moscow. Vladykino Metro Station (Gray or #8 line).
  • Neskuchniy Garden  is one of the oldest. It contains the Green Theatre, one of the largest  open amphitheatres in Europe.
  • Patriarshy Ponds 
  • Victory Park (Park Pobedy) celebrates the victories over Napoleon and in the Great Patriotic War.  It includes a comprehensive museum and outdoor exhibit of hardware.  Metro: Park Pobedi.
  • Tsaritsinski Park is located on the far south side, near Tsaritsino Metro (Green line), adjacent to a former Czar's palace, which is in reconstruction. The park itself is very well-maintained and beautiful.  One of the more modern and cleaner parks in Moscow.
  • Sokolniki Park is a large, wooded park, criss-crossed with walking trails and containing several ponds, a small amusement park and an exhibition center.  Located near the city center at Sokolniki Metro.