Parque de Alderdi Eder
Gardens in San Sebastián
Parque de Alderdi Eder or Alderdi Eder Gardens, which mean beautiful place in Basque are pleasure gardens in San Sebastián, Spain. The gardens are located in front of the Ayuntamiento and alongside the Concha Bay. The flower gardens which are shaded by palm trees and tamarisks, a species of tree commonly found in coastal areas are also dotted with benches. The play parks are usually busy with children and families. The park offer great views of San Sebastián and the Playa de la Concha.
History of the Alderdi Eder park
In 1863 the town walls were demolished and the area was used for army exercises until 1875, when the army moved to El Antiguo. The area were given to the people of San Sebastián to enjoy as gardens. In 1887, the famous casino was built, which is now the city hall.
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Visiting Parque de Alderdi Eder