The city Valencia is not only full with history, culture and modernistic buildings. Valencia is also known for the many parks and Gardens. Every single park in Valencia is beautiful to take a look arround and escape the feeling of being in the middle of a big city. Every park has it unique touch. The parks are not only used for going inside the nature but as well for events. They give musicfestivals, bookmarkets, and many more events inside the parks. In the month july is for example a big fair inside El Jardin del Turia.
El Jardin del Turia is the biggest park in Valencia. It has 1100 000 m². This park is build in an old river bed. When this park was still a river it had a lot of problems with floods. In 1957 they had the biggest flood that was at the highest point 5 meters high with water. At that moment they made the dessicion to build a new river and empty the old one. Eventually they came with the idea to make of the empty river bed an park. It is right now full with sportfields like footballfields, rugby, basketball and many more sportfields. You will find in this park as well different kind of buildings.
Los Jardines de monforte is one of the most hidden gardens in Valencia. The park is surrounded by a big wall and is in a location that you would not expect to find a park. The only way to enter this park is going inside a building that looks like it is forbidden to enter. But at the moment you enter this building you will find a beautifull hidden park of 12 000 m².