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05/04/2015 08:58 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

9 Gorgeous Parks in Cities Around the World

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Is the world's most gorgeous park in your city?

Whether you're visiting one or living in one, cities can be overwhelming. To escape the skyscrapers, noises and crowds, look no further than these nine green sanctuaries nestled into urban settings across the world.

Griffith Park, Los Angeles. Here's Why.

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Park Güell, Barcelona. Here's Why.

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Ueno Park, Tokyo. Here's Why.

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Hyde Park, London. Here's Why.

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Central Park, NY. Here's Why.

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Villa Doria Pamphili, Rome. Here's Why.

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Luxembourg Garden, Paris. Here's Why.

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Ibirapuera Park, Sao Paulo. Here's Why.

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Vondelpark, Amsterdam. Here's Why.

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