Gulliver Park lets you act like Lilliputians as you run, climb, and slide over the body of poor, passed out Gulliver.
0068 Gulliver Park
Turia Gardens, Valencia, Spain
GPS: 39.462468, -0.359588
Gulliver Park lies in the east part of the Turia Gardens, or “El Rio”, near the City of Arts and Sciences.
This huge 70-meter-long attraction features Gulliver from the story of Gulliver Travels, a famous work by writer Jonathan Swift. This is one of the most popular playgrounds in the city, perfect for you as well as something to do Valencia with children.
The admission to the playground is free and is open at different hours depending on the month of the year.
This park is not only a children’s playground, but serves an important function within the Turia Gardens: to drain rainwater.
In the book ‘Gulliver’s Travels’, Gulliver is tied down by fearful Lilliputians who climb all over him in an attempt to subdue the “giant” and visitors can relive this famous literary scene at the Parque Gulliver in Spain.
This surreally large play park is constructed to resemble a giant stylized Gulliver which kids and adults alike can climb all over and slide down. The structure features multiple slides and stairways hidden around the massive body and hidden in the concrete folds of his clothes. The park’s sleeping colossus is so large that even the strands of Gulliver’s hair are huge slides.
Gulliver’s towering hat is off to the side of the playground as though casually dropped at his side. The hat acts as a roof, and there is a miniature model of Gulliver park under the hat, so that visitors can get an idea of what the site looks like from above.
The Gulliver Park is a one of many fun things to see and do in Valencia.
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