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Alcazar Garden Often ablaze with beautiful blooms, the Alcazar Garden is located between the San Diego Museum of Man and the Mingei Museum in Balboa Park. The Garden has a formal plan defined by walkways, low clipped hedges, flower beds, two tile fountains, eight tile benches and a pergola.


Richard Requa designed the Alcazar Garden for the California Pacific International Exposition in 1935. Originally created as the Montezuma Garden for the 1915-1916 Panama-California Exposition, the name was changed to reflect the new design, which was based on the gardens of the Alcazar in Seville, Spain. The shape of the fountains mimic the


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