It was part of squares that existed in Almeirim, with particular interest in having been there the "Terreiro do Paço Real".
Lost the "Paço", of which was left a porch demolished in 1890, the land was then turned into "Praça do Comércio", where they traded, held festivals and promenades.
The bars were placed first on a brick wall and wooden railing in 1891, only to be replaced by wrought iron in 1896.
Almeirim was included in 1930 in a tourist area, being born then the project of landscaping of the space, the market there held started being made in a covered building inaugurated in 1932, and which still exists today. Since then the República Garden has been considered "the Almeirim living room".