Palermo Parks Bosques de Palermo -Palermo Woods-, are the biggest green area in the city -25 hectares-. Very well known for their groves, lakes, and rose gardens.Many people visit these parks everyday, both on foot or biking, and many more during weekends. Even boat rides are available on the three lakes within the park.BA´s Zoo, the Botanical Garden and the Japanese Gardens are located in this area as well. They all meet at Plaza Italia, central point in Palermo, over Santa Fe Avenue, where the subway D line goes by and many bus lines and cabs too. Santa Fe Avenue divides the Palermo Parks area from Palermo Hollywood and Soho, both which are within walking distance.