Westpark (Munich)

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Westpark in Munich

The Westpark is a large urban public park in Munich, Germany. It was designed by landscape architect Peter Kluska and completed in 1983. It hosted the fourth International Garden Show (IGA 83) that same year. The park covers an area of 720,000 m² (178 acres) extending 2 km from east to west. The Garmischer Straße divides the park into an eastern and western section.

Sights and attractions[edit]

Sala Thai

Rose garden[edit]

The rose garden is made up of more than 20,000 roses and 500 different rose species. There also is a popular beer garden.

Lake stage[edit]

The western lake features a stage area (Seebühne) hosting open air movie screenings, live music and theater shows during the summer season.

Little Asia[edit]

The Klein-Asien (Little Asia) ensemble consists of a Chinese garden, a Japanese garden, a Thai sala and a pagoda which was constructed by 200 Nepalese craftsmen.

Mollsee[edit]

The Mollsee is an artificial lake situated in the eastern section of the park. It frequently attracts model boat enthusiasts.

Coordinates: 48°07′21″N 11°31′21″E / 48.12250°N 11.52250°E / 48.12250; 11.52250