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8 Of The Best City Parks Around The World

08/17/2015 12:16 EDT | Updated 08/17/2015 12:59 EDT
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There's no denying the convenience of city living. But nature lovers agree most cities feel like they are seriously lacking green space.

Fortunately, in the infographic below by Fairmont hotels, we look at eight of the best city parks from around the world. The list covers the gamut, from classics like New York's Central Park and London's Hyde Park to architecturally advanced spots like Barcelona's Parc Guell and Beijing's Beihai Park.

This handy chart offers so much more than just a list of places to visit. It also includes park hours, location and even a few must-see features on the grounds.

And if flying is out of the question, you're in luck. Canada is featured twice on the list with city parks from both the east and west coasts. But if that still doesn't work for you, you can always just spend a few minutes in your own backyard. Parks Canada reports that Canadians are currently spending 90 per cent of their time indoors, despite the fact that nature has been known to have profound mental and physical health benefits.


Discover some of the greatest city parks around the world with this handy infographic.

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