French-style gardens, with topiary:
That statue in the distance is a monument to the dramatist Jacinto Benavente, who won the Nobel prize in literature in 1922.
And here is a closer look at the topiary, which were cypress trees, I think:
There is a good-sized lake in the park, with boats, and a lot of carp swimming around. I didn't get a good photo of the big monument to Alfonso XII which dominates one side of the lake, because half of it is currently covered in scaffolding, being restored. But here is a picture I took of the lake, with boaters. In my photo, you can just see part of the monument, on the right in the trees:
Here is what it really looks like:
Alfonso XII, though he reigned quite briefly, dying at age 27 in 1885, was a very effective and much-loved monarch. As our envoi, let's listen to the ballet music from Act II of "Le Cid", the opera by Jules Massenet that was premiered in 1885: