The Alameda is already mentioned in writings from 1530 as a place for walking and recreation, then called El Prado. In the years 1643-1645 Rodrigo Ponce de León, viceroy of Valencia, ordered the planting of two rows of poplars, due to which it was called Alameda.

The Fountain of the Four Seasons, in the image, dates from 1861. Previously it had been in the Orchard of Canon Pontons, in Patraix.

At the end of the 17th century, the Alameda was already a landscaped promenade, but the subsequent War of Succession left it quite destroyed.

The Torres de los Guardas (in the image one of them), were built in 1714 and were intended to house the tenants of the nearby orchards, who had an obligation to leave the Alameda ground in good condition. These towers were dedicated to San Jaime and San Felipe, and are located at the beginning of the promenade, near the Jardines del Real.

During the 18th and 19th centuries, the Alameda was frequented by the city's nobles and bourgeois, who toured it by horse-drawn carriage.

In the 18th and 19th centuries it was 1 km long and 100 m. Wide. The projects of the second half of the 19th century lengthened the promenades and increased the vegetation, installing fountains and sculptures.

The Palace of the Exhibition was built, provisionally, for the Regional Exhibition of 1909. It was preserved later, serving for various activities: from 1966 to 1979 it was the Higher Technical School of Architecture. It was restored in 2003.

Neo-Gothic in style, it has obvious references to the Lonja, the Torres de Serranos and the Miguelete.

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