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Alcazar Garden

El Prado at Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA
+1 619-239-0512
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Formal garden patterned after the gardens of Alcazar Castle in Seville, Spain is known for ornate fountains and beautifully-colored Moorish tiles.
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El Prado at Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Lovely garden in Balboa Park. A nice oasis in a busy city, great place for a stroll and to spend some time.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This garden is small. It barely merits a mention as it is part of the larger Balboa park and attractions in and around plaza panama. Its not like the Alcazar gardens in Seville. It is a nice little garden. Mostly useful if you have seen...More

Thank C0dys_Dad
Reviewed 7 August 2017

It was a favorite of mine when I lived here 30 years ago. I would bring my children and it was a nice quiet place to play. They always loved the fountain!

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 8 April 2017

If time allows try to sit down on one of many benches. This relatively small park is so lovely that its beauty deserves a few moments of our time. Nice flower arrangements, ornamental ceramics, little fountain. The landscaping of this place is remarkable.

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 22 March 2017

A nice place to rest and take photos. The landscaping is lovely with the low hedges surrounding the plant beds. Benches in shady area dot the garden, so you can take a breather from exploring Balboa Park and it's many attractions.

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 22 October 2016

It is a nice garden in a great area of San Diego and this garden tends to be lost in some of the other areas of Balboa Park and it could be better maintained but worth a visit if up at Balboa Park.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We wandered through here as part of a walk through Balboa Park. It's nowhere near as nice as similar gardens in Spain but it's a tranquil spot.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The Alcazar Garden may be small but I was very impressed. There are beautiful flowers which nicely compliment the architectural lines surrounding this elegant courtyard garden. It is both photogenic and peaceful. Worth stopping in on your next visit to Balboa Park. Loved the gorgeous...More

Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Yet another free thing to do at Balboa Park. The hedges are badly in need of a trim (as you may be able to see from the photos). Pretty much a walk through all the same...

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed walking around Balboa park as there were so many beautiful things to check out. A lot of their museums made you feel like you were in Spain- and this little garden with moorish architecture and design sealed the deal!

Thank Love4Travel616
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