The Damanskiy Island Park is a real attraction for guests in Yaroslavl. The crowds of tourists rush to come here on holidays and weekends as well as the merry lovers of fun who are the indispensable attribute of all amusement parks like cotton candy. The city park attracts so many visitors. It is well-kept, there is a rich plot of land adorned with bright flowers and numerous winding paths around the trees, leading to a secluded spot on the banks of the Kotorosl.
Nature has not deprived the island of its gifts. In Damanskiy all conditions are given for a comfortable rest for guests of the ancient city of Yaroslav. There are various nearby places in different parts of the island area, for example, there is an area for the little ones, where you expect the safe carousel, the train, the wedding carousel, the inflatable trampoline, and areas with Adapted cars, where boys play as drivers of electric cars.
The park is located in the historical and tourist center of Yaroslavl, so it is not uncommon combining a visit with a stroll through Damansky Strelka, the Volga and the Kotorosl embankments.
The attractions for adults are impressive, not only in their diversity, but also the emotions the park itself conveys depending on where they are located. Veins freeze to see how quickly the “free fall tower” or roller coaster falls at a dizzying speed. For decades the love of Yaroslavl’s attractions “Mars”, “Giant Swing” and “Peace” has been enjoyed.
The park does not become an empty alley during the winter. Citizens go to the snowy island by using skis and snowmobiling, horse carriages and sleigh rides are very common activities there, they also play with snowballs and try to shape the snowman.
More entertainment in the park
Guests can park and enjoy a rich cultural program. It is the usual venue for concerts by local bands, musical evenings, discos, youth concerts for veterans, as well as various festivals such as the day of youth or Ice Cream Day. The Segway bike rollers are very close.
From the streets of the island you will find the Podzelene Damanskiy bridge, which is the favorite of newlyweds who incredibly pass by there. According to tradition, the groom should take the bride to the bridge, and then lovers should perpetuate their alliance in the “Castle of Love”, which is hung from the fence or special cast iron trees.
Today it is almost impossible to believe that the place of the favorite amusement park of Yaroslavl, were ordinary gardens, where locals went with sailing boats.
By the way, the popular name of the island was given in 1969, it is associated with a known conflict in the Sino-Soviet border.