Tbilisi’s Vake Park to become cultural heritage site
Georgia’s capital of Tbilisi will soon have one of the biggest recreational zones after its two major green spaces, Vake Park and Turtle Lake, will be merged.
Tbilisi City Hall said that after increasing the territory of Vake Park by adding it Turtle Lake area, the whole recreational zone will be granted the cultural heritage status, Agenda,ge reported.
As of today the Vake Park is spread over 18 ha of territory. After merging with Turtle Lake its territory will reach 34 ha. The park was opened in 1946.
Both recreational zones are located in Tbilisi’s Vake district. With a recently renovated cable car Vake Park is already linked to Turtle Lake which is on the top of the park.