By Dian Hasan | November 25, 2009
The hallmark of any great city is its urban park! Commonly located at the center of its core, urban parks play a significant role in providing traffic-choked cities with much-needed green lungs. As well as recreation, sporting and cultural venues for residents and visitors alike. Here’s a look at some of the larger urban parks from across the world.
CHAPULTEPEC PARK, MEXICO CITY (2,000 ACRES)
At 2,000 acres, Chapultepec Park befits North America’s largest city, Mexico City, as among the region’s largest urban parks. The park is more than trees and grassy knolls, housing a theme park, a zoo, and two lakes. History lovers will be pleased to find over a dozen museums, restaurants, and hotels in Chapultepec Park as well.
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