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Not worth it , nothing great to watch when you have other great options around , if you have plenty... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Voyage_De_Plaisir
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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Defintely worth a visit

This is not a traditional garden but a square built in the 1970's where the Royal Mint was once... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
sheepygold
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london
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Not worth it , nothing great to watch when you have other great options around , if you have plenty of time then must see

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

This is not a traditional garden but a square built in the 1970's where the Royal Mint was once located. Underneath is a great art centre and museum. The Spanish flag here is the largest in the world as far as I know and the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Massive structures and flag make the place impressive and quite relaxing. It has a fountain and nice benches to sit and take a break from walking. This attraction is located near Plaza de Colon and it pays homage to Christopher Columbus and his "discovery". The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

This park, which opened in 1970, is located in the Plaza de Colón in the former location of the Royal Mint. It covers an area of almost two hectares and is dedicated to the discovery of America. They were inaugurated in 1970 within the remodeling...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

This is not a pretty square but if you want to see what must be one of the largest Spanish flags in the world then come here. Also there is the huge concrete Colon monument. Otherwise a bit featureless.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting mix of plaza, gardens and memorials, the largest is the neo modern monuments in memorial to the Spanish civil war, they are both impressive in size and stature

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Walked around this plaza after touring the MAN - Museo Arqeuologico Nacional and watched the flag sway in the wind as the sun set!

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

It's a nice public garden with a statue and some plantings. It's in the city central and in a walking distance from a train station.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Sannie234
Reviewed 16 April 2016

I think other reviewers have been a bit harsh here. yes, they're correct that it isn't strictly a jardines more a graveled/sanded over park, however, it houses the biggest spanish flag in the world (which was recently renewed at an eye-watering cost of 400,000 euros)...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank MrMadMagpie
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

No actual gardens here, just a lot of Chucky stones covering the area, to the rear is a large sculpture and a statue to the General of the Spanish Armada

Date of experience: April 2016
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