martes, 3 de febrero de 2009

Camachos' Square (Plaza de Camachos)


This garden is located in the Camachos' Square. This square connects the bridge of Peligros (Old Bridge) with the neighborhood of El Carmen.
In the picture you can see a moving fountain. When the vessel is filled up of water, falls under its own weight and fill the bottom.
History: This was the first bullring in Murcia. Built between 1742, when he gave Jaime Bort and 1769 when the project was completed. The name comes from the governor of Murcia marques in 1854 faced a cholera epidemic with remarkable success and recognition of their fellow citizens. (Source: Municipality of Murcia)

2 comentarios:

Hilda dijo...

Very lovely garden and interesting history!

MurciaDailyPhoto and www.asthes.tk dijo...

Thanks Hilda, I always like to find some interesting story about the photo