Alameda De Hercules

Orientation & Geography

Europe, Spain, Sevilla

The Alameda de Hércules , or simply La Alameda, was in origin a promenaded public garden built in 1574, named after the eight rows of white poplars trees (álamos in Spanish) that fill its central part. It is located in the north half of the historic center of Seville, Spain, between the river Guadalquivir and the Macarena neighborhood. It was the oldest public garden in Spain and Europe. Nowadays it is a leafy square and one of the main nightlife centers of the city.