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Photo: City of Calgary, Olympic Plaza

Planeta.com spotlights our favorite city parks around the world. Which are our favorites? The nominations open now if you’d like to comment.

What we love: City parks are used for physical activity, competitive games and gentle strolls. City parks are safe havens for children in which to play and explore the natural world. Parks offer a respite from urban stress.

  • Place for physical exercise
  • Public health
  • Psychological well-being
  • Environmental education
  • Pollution absorption
  • Wildlife protection
  • Street noise buffering
  • Building community


  • Which are your favorite city parks on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, YouTube?
  • What are the most interesting things city parks are doing this year?
  • What would locals like visitors to know about [insert name]’s parks?

Translating: What are your favorite city parks?
Spanish: ¿Cuáles son tus parques urbanos favoritos?
Welsh: Beth yw eich hoff barciau dinesig?

What are your favorite city parks? = ¿Cuáles son tus parques urbanos favoritos? #RoofDog


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