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Address: Charles Deberiotstraat / Tiensestraat, Leuven, Belgium
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32-16-27-20-00
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Big central park in Leuven

Sint-Donatuspark is a central park in Leuven connecting several central points - Naamsestraat, the central library, Pangea, Alma... It closes around 10 o'clock in the evening so... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2016
Evenstar29
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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Toronto, Canada
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1,144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 589 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a lovely park. When we entered we had two choices: Walk straight or walk to the right to higher grounds. We walked straight, as we saw several statues. We were walking under the trees on a wide path. Then we saw a pond where a man was feeding the ducks. That was cool! There was a fortified tower... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Elegant, classic park that because of its' surrounding buildings might feel a bit like Central Park. The lane from the Hooverplein to the open area is an invitation for portrait photography; the open field at the end has a enchanting arena-like feel to it. It is the main park in the city, popular with locals, students, families with kids and... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Sint-Donatuspark is a central park in Leuven connecting several central points - Naamsestraat, the central library, Pangea, Alma... It closes around 10 o'clock in the evening so beware if you had planned to take a shortcut through there. I always found it a bit sparse and I like the Kruidtuin better. But it's perfect if you want to hang with... More 

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Thank Evenstar29
Leuven, Belgium
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53 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

It is a park I love and maybe one of my favorite places in Leuven. Nice to relax, have a picnic, sit with the coffee or just lie down and do nothing else.

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Thank 249olatz
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83 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

What can you say about the Sint-Donatuspark. It's the "central park" of Leuven. You walk through it in less then 5 minutes. There is not much to see there: a grotto with a small waterfall and they did renovate the medieval city wall tower which you can still see in the parc. But you can't access it. In summer people... More 

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Thank Pascal Cools
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6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2016

A lovely place in the city to walk, run, or just sit and think - especially when the weather is good.

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Thank Helen C
Brussels
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414 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Leuven’s city park Saint-Donatus is not an impressive green area, it’s a small park of less than 6 acres, conceived in the 19th century as a romantic landscape park with ponds. It will take you less than half an hour to walk through to have a look at some historic features, none of which are must sees. Since 1957, the... More 

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Thank Trainbleu
Brussels, Belgium
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283 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Ideal for a walk, to relax and to enjoy nature in the city centre. Go and visit also the city wall remainings in the parc, they have been restorated recently.

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Thank Daniel19721972
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Very relaxed place to lay in the grass with a drink and/or barbecue. Enough place, and quiet. Just what you need after a day of walking through the city.

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Thank Thomas W
Leuven, Belgium
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190 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

This park is really nice to chill out, actually all year, but it's the nicest in spring or summer when there's a nice atmosphere of people of all ages relaxing there. During the year there's a lot of students chilling there because it's one of the only green places in Leuven, right in the centre. It's perfect for a picknick... More 

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