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Parque Nicolas Salmeron

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Address: Entre el puerto y la ciudad, Almeria, Spain

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A pleasant green strip

When my wife wants to go shopping in Almería, I go walkabout. On a few of these occasions, I have walked in Parque Nicolas Salmeron, so named after the President of the First... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 June 2016
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Roquetas de Mar, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

A must visit if you are missing greenery. This park is a long strip near the port, perfect for walking, or just visiting the over 1,000 trees there. I've been living for 3 years in Almería, and this park is one of my favorite spots in the city. The trees are amazing. You can take the bike lane along the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

It is named after the Almerian politician and philosopher who was a president of the First Republic in 1873. The large, landscaped park is made up of two parts. The Parque Viejo (Paseo de San Luis and los Jardines del Malecon), with lots of ficus and terebinth trees and the Parque Nuevo, built when the port was extended in 1924,... More 

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United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

This little strip of planted area is in between 2 streets. I didn't realise it was an attraction to do in Almeria.

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Roquetas de Mar, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

When my wife wants to go shopping in Almería, I go walkabout. On a few of these occasions, I have walked in Parque Nicolas Salmeron, so named after the President of the First Spanish Republic. It is a pleasant green strip, just over 1km in length that runs parallel to the port area. Mostly, it is lined with palm and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Nice but busy. The park is situated in the middle of a road which runs along the port area. It is nice and there is a variety of trees, shrubs and bushes. Very pleasant in the hot sun.

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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Just a nice area to stroll, take in the port area and watch the world go by. Very typically Spanish.

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

It`s really nice to walk there and relax next to the fountains, palm trees, flowering trees and other great things. Plus there are really nice people!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

This park, located between the sea and the city has been transformed into Damascus for the film Lawrence of Arabia, directed by David Lean (Performer: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins). Today is one of the most important parks of Almeria, especially the old town.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2013

Following along the waters way this park encompasses childrens areas, adult seating, some art and sculpture, and water features too. Nothing special but something nice ! ! !

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Zurgena, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2011

Parque Nicolas Salmeron is nothing special unless you are a film buff and have seen "Lawrence Of Arabia" and "Patton". A lot of the filming for both films took place here, with Almeria taking the place of Damascus and Cairo in "Lawrence", and General Patton's entry into Palermo followed by greeting of the ‘Italian’ Bishop filmed on the Escalera de... More 

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