Gorkiy Park rather popular on weekends when lots of children come to play on attractions. There are several small cafés and kiosks selling snacks and takeaway coffee. Shows and concerts typically take place here on public holidays.
Although it's busy on weekends, during the week you can enjoy the lush greenery, tall trees, curving paths and Svislach River in peace. You can walk along the river for quite a distance, and there are also bicycle lanes. Do as the locals do and feed the ducks and pigeons – everyone will enjoy this!
Among all attractions in the park, there is a Ferris wheel that will be also interesting for adults. It's definitely the perfect place to experience great views of the city. The best time to take a ride on the Ferris wheel is either at sunset or late at night when the city welcomes you with its cosy golden lights. Although there are closed cabins, the open cabins are also nice. It gets really hot in the closed cabins on sunny summer days, however the line for the open ones is always a lot longer.