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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Balboa Park, San Diego, California, USA.


Introduction: 
Balboa Park a 1200 acres dedicated urban culture park in San Diego, California. Located at 1549 El Prado  San Diego, CA 92101 and it's the site for 1915 Panama–California Exposition and 1935 California Pacific International Exposition.The park named after the Spanish maritime explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa. The park's site was placed in reserve in 1835, Balboa park is the oldest park dedicated to public recreational use  in the United States when it placed in reserve in 1835.

The Botanical Building, Balboa Park.


Where:
Balboa Park, San Diego, California, USA.

Attraction:
Balboa Park contains various cultural attractions museum, San Diego zoo, recreation facilities, theaters, gardens, gift shops, restaurants and buildings.



Museums:
San Diego Air & Space Museum
San Diego Museum of Art
San Diego Automotive Museum
San Diego Hall of Champions
Centro Cultural de la Raza
Museum of the Living Artist
  San Diego Museum of Man
San Diego Model Railroad Museum
Mingei International Museum
San Diego Natural History Museum
Museum of Photographic Arts
  Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
Timken Museum of Art
Veterans Museum and Memorial Center
George W. Marston House
San Diego History Center

Gardens:
Main article: Balboa Park Gardens
Botanical Building
Japanese Friendship Garden
1935 (Old) Cactus Garden
Alcazar Garden
Australian Garden
California Native Plant Garden
  Casa del Rey Moro Garden
George Washington Carver Children's Ethnobotany Garden[3]
Desert Garden
Florida Canyon Native Plant Preserve
Inez Grant Parker Memorial Rose Garden
  Marston House Garden
Palm Canyon
Trees for Health Garden
Veterans Memorial Garden
Zoro Garden
San Diego Zoo
House of Pacific Relations International Cottages
Balboa Park Carousel
Balboa Park Miniature Railroad
  Old Globe Theatre
Spreckels Organ Pavilion
Starlight Bowl
Balboa Stadium




Contact:
Address: 1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 239-0512



Fees:
Entrance is free and there is free Tram service available.



Map:






Dynamic view


Nearby attractions:
Torrey Pines State Reserve, San Diego.
San Diego Zoo




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La Laguna da las Flores

 Casa Del Prado 


The El Cid sculpture, by artist Anna Hyatt Huntington.  The 23-foot bronze statue, along with an art library, was donated by Huntington and her husband in 1930. 
 Water fountain
 don't poke my ass please cactus..LOL
 Balboa park desert garden
Balboa park desert garden
Balboa park desert garden
  The cactus garden
  The cactus garden with buddy 
 centered hole tree
 blossom with sunset 
The beautiful rose garden
 curly cactus
 few story tall flowers

 big root

 casa de prado
 The California bell tower
  The California bell tower
 Prado restaurant
 Prado restaurant
 The beautiful garden
  The California bell tower
  The California bell tower

  The California bell tower
  The California bell tower
  The California bell tower
 The California bell tower 
  The California bell tower
  The California bell tower
 The California bell tower


References: wikipedia, balboapark.org


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