Karagaq Park

Karagaq Park

Karagaq Park (from Turkish-Black Mountain) is an attractive natural beauty created by man and complemented and vivacious for years by nature itself becoming a value that now affects the identity of the city of Peja and at the same time used to promote a sustainable environment. It is a real attraction which is used to the maximum by the inhabitants of Peja to spend time under the beauty of nature, to supply the body with fresh air and also to carry out recreational activities. It changes in every season of the year and is unique in every season in terms of looks but stands out in the autumn season in terms of its color.

According to some legends passed by the elderly we understand that this park was built in 1929. The park was designed by a Russian engineer on the land where the hangars used to be and at that time was ranked among the most beautiful parks. Right in its center is the lake surrounded by hiking, recreation and running paths which have different lengths and are designed for recreational activities for all ages, in the southern part there is a recreation ground for children, exercise corner and sports field. In its composition there is a variety of flora, and under their greenery are also housed various creatures such as reptiles and different types of birds.   

Another additional value of this park is many activities are carried out by the athletes who are there almost every day from morning to evening to conduct their training. Now many other cultural and educational activities are also organized in this park. Among them is the screening of animated films from the "Anibar" festival, the organization of the music festival "Into the Park" as well as visits from schools where educational topics are addressed.

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