The establishment of housing and landscape gardening got into full speed in the second half of the 19th century when Kuressaare became thanks to discovery of medical mud one of the spa cities of Estonia. For park establishment and administration in 1861 was formed a park committee. Versatile help was offered by residents who donated money, seedlings and gave for work horses and vehicles. In 1930 new rare types of trees that were ordered from Tartu University were planted in town park. The plant life of park is rich, here you can find around 80 species of trees and bushes.
Interesting to know: Town park is a former cemetery.
Take a look at the aerial panorama (picture by Joel Tammet).
Nice place to rest on a bench and walk through on a cosy summernight! The small fountains make this park kind of vivid.
If you are in Kuressaare this area has a lot of interesting activities including playgrounds, monuments, a castle, bike paths and is near good restaurants. I am not entirely clear what is the "Town...
... where you can walk, have a cup of coffee, have a bath in summertime - beach in just next to park. only - when it reins, it`s a little bit muddy. Paths in park are good for bisycle rides.