The gardens were visited by various kings: Carlos IV (1802), Fernando VII and Alfonso XIII (1929). Near the park’s entrance is the former palace owned by the Desvalls, with neo-Arabic and neo-Gothic decorations.
El Parc del Laberinto de Horta is a historical green space in Horta-Guinardó, the oldest in Barcelona. On land once owned by the Desvalls family, near the Collserola mountain range, the park has a neo-classical garden from the 19th century, and a romantic-style garden from the 19th century.
The park also contains the Torre Subirana, a medieval watchtower, and many sculptures, some referencing Greek mythology, others folklore, and there are a number of fountains, wells, and ponds.
The romantic garden is made up of a series of flowerbeds shaded by large trees. There are only a few traces of the original garden, but it seems that the design made allusions to death, to contrast with the neo-Classical gardens analysis of love.