Parque de Doña Casilda de Iturrizar


Planted with maples, lindens, cedars, palms and 70 other species of trees, the Parque de Doña Casilda de Iturrizar was completed in 1920. The centrepiece of this elegant, English-style park is the small pond filled with ducks and swans.

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