Nicolae Romanescu Park

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Nicolae Romanescu Park (Romanian: Parcul Nicolae Romanescu) is a park in Craiova, Romania. It was designed by the French architect Edouard Redont and constructed between 1901 and 1903. It is considered the largest natural park in eastern Europe.[citation needed] It has an area of around 23 acres (9.3 ha) and the area of the lake within the park is about 10 acres (4.0 ha).

This park has a few interesting features:

  1. The Suspended Bridge – a suspended bridge built in 1901–1902[1]
  2. The Charmed Castle – a castle on one of the hills, near the bridge
  3. The Hippodrome of Craiova – inaugurated in 1903, was used for trotting and galloping horse races and is now used for athletics competitions.
  4. The lake – a lake with a fountain in the middle of the park



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Coordinates: 44°17′53″N 23°48′29″E / 44.298°N 23.808°E / 44.298; 23.808