Romania is known for its beautiful gardens and parks, where you can discover garden art, take a walk or simply relax. In the past, the gardens and parks were often an expression of the wealth of their owners, but today they serve visitors as an oasis of peace and recreation. The gardens are very different in size, but also in design and planting. There are castle parks, botanical gardens, city parks and others.
Gardens Parks (Gradina / Parcul)
Among the gardens you should have seen are:
Botanical Garden Cluj-Napoca (Gradina Botanica Alexandru Borza din Cluj) is considered one of the most beautiful gardens of its kind in Europe. Here grow native plants from all over Romania, and also there is a Japanese garden and more.
Location: Strada Republicii 42, Cluj-Napoca
Botanical Garden Iasi (Gradina Botanica Anastasie Fatu din Iasi) was the first botanical garden in Romania and today it is an extensive garden with flower beds, trees, sculptures as well as famous for its roses.
Location: Strada Dumbrava Roșie nr. 7-9, Iasi
Botanical Garden Bucharest (Gradina Botanica Dimitrie Brandza din Bucuresti) here you will find plant species from Romania and other parts of the world, as well as a huge collection of orchids and more.
Location: Soseaua Cotroceni 32, Bucuresti
Botanical Garden Jibou (Gradina Botanica Vasile Fati din Jibou) houses exotic plant species as well as palm trees and a Japanese garden.
Location: Strada Parcului 11, Jibou
Botanical Garden Galati (Gradina Botanica Rasvan Angheluta din Galati) houses diverse plant species, among which are hundreds of rose varieties.
Location: Strada Regimentul 11 Siret 6A, Galati
Botanical Garden Macea (Grădina Botanică a „Universității de Vest Vasile Goldiș” din Macea) is located not far from the city of Arad and houses various plant species as well as museums and seed collection.
Location: DJ709J, Macea
Botanical Garden Tulcea (Grădina Palatului Copiilor din Tulcea) here you will find various species of wild and cultivated plants.
Gardens Parks Romania
Almost every city in Romania has a park or various public gardens. Among the most beautiful are these:
Peles Castle Garden (Gradinile Castelului Peles)
Location: Aleea Peleșului 2, Sinaia
Palace Garden Iasi (Gradina Publica Palas)
Location: Strada Palat nr. 3, Iasi
Copou Parc (Grădina Copou) Iasi
Location: Bulevardul Carol I nr. 31, Iasi
Parcul Central Vatra Dornei
Location: Strada Parcului 3, Vatra Dornei
Mihai Eminescu Park (Parcul Mihai Eminescu)
Gradina Cismigiu (Bucuresti)
Location: Bulevardul Regina Elisabeta, Bucuresti
I Giardini di Zoe (Banpotoc)
Parcul Regele Mihai I al României Bucuresti
Parcul Nicolae Titulescu (Brasov)
Location: Bulevardul Eroloir, Brasov
Map of Gardens and Parks
Castles and Palaces
Also look for castles & palaces, which are often surrounded by beautiful gardens and parks.