Taras Shevchenko Gardens Reconstruction

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Taras Shevchenko Gardens Reconstruction

  • Projrct iniciator:

    Kharkiv City Council, Municipal Enterprise “Kharkivzenelnbud”.

  • Finance model:

    Financed from city budget.


Taras Shevchenko Gardens: a natural landmark of local importance included in the Nature Reserve Fund of Kharkiv.

There grow ancient oaks whose age is between 200 and 300 years old.

Gardens reconstruction included:

  • major overhaul of the Cascade with 1,150 m2 of stairs;
  • creation of an artificial lake;
  • landscaping:

- 95,000 m2 of lawns;
- 57,000 m2 of pavings (asphalt, granite);

  • construction of toilets, facilities, gazebos, fountains, pedestrian bridges, a cascade;
  • installation of:
    - interesting sculptural compositions with famous people;
    - the 50 th Parallel Monument;
    - benches and litter bins;
  • setup of:
    - telecommunication networks;
    - an automatic lawn irrigation system;
    - public lighting;
  • development and beautification of:
    - children’s playgrounds;
    - a sports ground.

Current Status:

Taras Shevchenko Gardens are are constantly being improved and modernized.

The city is open for partnerships in projects aiming to improve urban landscaping for residents and guests.