South Corniche Park
Posted by: mcccliv
N 35° 30.296 E 035° 46.923
36S E 752329 N 3932599
Quick Description: Great views of the Mediterranean Sea. Small park attended by kids and adults to play on variety of structures or just sit and rest. No restrooms. Particularly busy during on weekends. Close to South Corniche area for restaurants.
Date Posted: 2/6/2011 7:05:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMAP67
The park is relatively small but packed with structures, swings, and slides. Directly from the park, there is an open view of the sea, about 500m away.
I am not exactly sure of the operating hours. But the park does close, compared to many others in the area that seem to always open. I can only guess that it opens at 09:00 until dusk.
There is a large park immediately next to this one that accommodate families to have picnics or to just stroll around.
There is a trail from the park down to the rocky shore. Note that the trail cross an active train track. The beach is rocky but many people swim wearing water-proof shoes.
In the South Corniche area, about 10 minutes walk south from the park is a variety of activities:
- Access to the water to walk on the beach and fish
- Several restaurant immediately on the cliff over the water. The favorite morning dish is Fattay (chickpeas, tahini, yogurt, and bread).
- Water park was under construction in December 2010.
Hours of Operation: From: 12:00 AM To: 12:00 AM
Restrooms Available: no
Recommended for travelers?: yes
Entrance Fee: 0.00 (listed in local currency)
Playground Owned/Managed By:
City of Latakia
Park Entrance: Not Listed
Playground Web Page: Not listed
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