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Central park of culture and rest

CPKOTraditionally the Central  Park of Culture and Rest  is famous for its water attractions. In a summer season daily at your service: boats and catamarans on hire. Mutually informed ponds not simply will allow you to have a rest on water but also to make fascinating travel on all park. Near to boat station there is a small town of attractions: an autodrome, roundabout, a shooting gallery. Attractions for the smallest visitors a are located little bit  souther.  From a pier on Srednaja Nevka each hour a comfortable steam-ship makes trips over Gulf of Finland.
gorkaIn the winter period on the Big area it is possible to sweep from a hill or spiral chute. Also the skating rink operates here. Skates and skis are on hire. And in area of boat station the Finnish sledge are on hire too.
On Elagin island stationary cafes and set of the shops offering entertainments and the goods on any taste are open.

Entertaining set: catamarans and boats on hire, attractions, bars, parachute jumps, paraplane and helicopter flights. Aerodrome is situated at the embankment of Sredniya Nevka river, opposite to yacht-club. Here you also can order a walk at motor ship along Neva river or Finsky gulf. All comers can visit Elaginoostrovsky palace exhibition of wax figures.

Prices (August,15, 2002):
Autodrom (four-wheel cars) – 50rbls/3 min
All children’s attractions – 30 rbls
Inflatable attractions – 20 rbls
Big dipper – 40 rbls

The park works 24 hours a day.
Ticket-offices: from 10:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.
Exhibitions of wax figures: from 10:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m.
Attractions: from 11:00 a.m. till 8:00 p.m.

Address: Elagin island, 4

Nearest Subway: Staraia Derevnia, Krestovskiy ostrov, Chernaia rechka

Call: (812) 430-09-11, 430-10-10

(c) 2000