A park is an area of natural, semi-natural, or planted space set aside for human enjoyment and recreation or for the protection of wildlife or natural habitats. It may consist of grassy areas, rocks, soil, and trees, but may also contain buildings and other artifacts such as monuments, fountains or playground structures.

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    Alexander Park

    The Alexander Park runs directly to the west of the Catherine Palace, and covers around 200 hectares. It begins with what is left of the New Garden, a square surrounded by the Cross Canal and divided into four smaller squares, each with a complex geometrical lay-out.

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    Babolovsky Park

    Babolovsky Park, a monument of landscape architecture situated in the southwestern part of Pushkin town is a part of Tsarskoe Selo palace park ensemble. Its area consists of 268,8 hectares.

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    Bergpark Wilhelmshohe

    Bergpark Wilhelmshohe is a unique landscape park in Kassel, Germany. Art historian Georg Dehio (1850–1932), inspirator of the modern discipline of historic preservation, described the park as "possibly the most grandiose combination of landscape and architecture"

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    Cahokia (Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site)

    The Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is located on the site of a pre-Columbian Native American city (c. 600–1400 AD) situated directly across the Mississippi River from modern St. Louis, Missouri. This historic park lies in southern Illinois between East St. Louis and Collinsville.

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    Canglang Pavilion

    The Canglang Pavilion, variously translated as the Great Wave Pavilion, Surging Wave Pavilion, or Blue Wave Pavilion, is one of the Classical Gardens of Suzhou that are jointly recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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    Castle and Park, Krasiczyn

    Castle and Park, Krasiczyn. The castle in Krasiczyn is one of the greatest treasures of Renaissance in Poland and ranks among the most beautiful castles in Europe.

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    Catherine Park

    The Catherine Park is a park, located in the town of Tsarskoye Selo, 25 km south-east of St. Petersburg, Russia. It is an integral part of the royal residence in Tsarskoye Selo.

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    Couple's Retreat Garden

    Couple's Retreat Garden located in Suzhou city, Jiangsu province, China is a famous classical Chinese garden. It is recognized with other classical Suzhou gardens as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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    Dessau-Worlitz Garden Realm

    The Dessau-Worlitz Garden Realm, also known as the English Grounds of Worlitz, is one of the first and largest English parks in Germany and continental Europe.

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    Dolna Krupa Manor house and park

    The Dolna Krupa village is situated in the promontory of the Small Carpathians mountains, in the valley of the river Krupa. In the center of the village lies the Dolna Krupa Manor house built in classical style with a large English park.

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    Ettersburg Palace and Landscape Park

    Palace and Park Ettersburg are the Thuringian Ettersburg on the Etter Mountain (474 m), an elongated ridge north of Weimar. Since 1998 they belong as part of the ensemble "Classical Weimar" UNESCO World Heritage.

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    Garden and Castle Grosskuhnau

    Completed in 1780, neo-classical Castle Grosskuhnau is situated at the edge of Lake Grosskuhnau, about 4km west of Dessau-Rosslau. Visitors are free to roam the delightful gardens, which include vineyards and partially restored fruit plantations. The palace currently houses the administrative offices of Cultural Foundation Dessau-Worlitz and is not open to the public.

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    Garden of Cultivation

    The Garden of Cultivation located at No.5 Wenya Nong in Suzhou city, of Jiangsu Province, China. It is one of the best preserved examples of a Ming Dynasty classical garden in Suzhou.

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    Humble Administrator's Garden

    The Humble Administrator's Garden is a Chinese garden in Suzhou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most famous of the gardens of Suzhou.

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    Imperial Garden (Yuhuayuan)

    Outside of the Gate of Terrestrial Tranquility is Yuhuayuan, the Imperial Garden, which was built in 1417 in the Ming dynasty.

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    Lingering Garden

    Lingering Garden is a renowned classical Chinese garden. Lingering Garden is located outside the Changmen gate of Suzhou, Jiangsu province. It was commissioned by Xu Taishi, an impeached and later exonerated official in 1593 CE.

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    Lion Grove Garden

    The Lion Grove Garden is a garden located at 23 Yuanlin Road in Pingjiang District, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China. The garden is famous for the large and labyrinthine grotto of taihu rocks at its center. The name of the garden is derived from the shape of these rocks, which are said to resemble lions.

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    Master of the Nets Garden

    The Master of the Nets Garden in Suzhou is among the finest gardens in China. The garden demonstrates Chinese garden designers' adept skills for synthesizing art, nature, and architecture to create unique metaphysical masterpieces.

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    Muskau Park (Germany)

    Muskau Park is a landscape park in the Upper Lusatia region of Germany and Poland. It is the largest and one of the most famous English gardens in Central Europe, stretching along both sides of the German–Polish border on the Lusatian Neisse. Muskau Park (Germany).

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    Muskau Park (Poland)

    Muskau Park is a landscape park in the Upper Lusatia region of Germany and Poland. It is the largest and one of the most famous English gardens in Central Europe, stretching along both sides of the German–Polish border on the Lusatian Neisse. Muskau Park (Poland).

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    Oranienbaum is a Russian royal residence, located on the Gulf of Finland west of St. Petersburg. The Palace ensemble and the city centre are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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    Palmeral of Elche

    The Palmeral of Elche, a landscape of groves of date palms, was formally laid out, with elaborate irrigation systems, at the time the Muslim city of Elche was erected, towards the end of the tenth century A.C., when much of the Iberian peninsula was Arab.

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    Park Ensemble of Nesvizh Castle

    Park Ensemble of Nesvizh Castle or Niasvizh Castle is a residential castle of the Radziwill family in Nesvizh, Belarus.

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    Park Guell

    The Park Guell is a public park system composed of gardens and architectonic elements located on Carmel Hill, in Barcelona, Catalonia.