One of the most secluded and beautiful places of Barcelona - Cervantes Park, he is the rose garden of the Cervantes. surprisingly, but even on weekends people are almost invisible. Local quietly sit on secluded benches with a book, and tourists here rarely arrives. But we strongly recommend that you spend 15 minute metro ride from Plaza Catalunya and look at this pink miracle.
On the vast territory of the park (8 hectares) collected about 2 000 different varieties of roses, and the number of hives exceeds 10 000. It is best to come here in May-July, when the roses are at the peak of their flowering. Rosary divided into 43 section, each of them dedicated to a particular topic and territory. Here you can find varieties from different parts of Europe, Asia, Middle East and America. There are huge, almost half a head value, and there are quite tiny dwarf roses. The most beautiful place of the park - it, perhaps, polukruglaya pergola, which collected 233 varieties of climbing roses.
Rose breeding Catalan capital has long been interested in the early twentieth century began to spend all kinds of festivals and competitions. Start of the Franco dictatorship, Unfortunately, this situation has changed, pink felt ridiculous whim holidays and before the end of the century colors almost not engaged. FROM 2001 in Barcelona renewed the annual competitions of roses and the venue was the Cervantes Park, renovated a few years before this.
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