Madeira Botanical Garden, Funchal, Portugal | CruiseBe
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Madeira Botanical Garden


Natural sights
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park, garden, nature beauty



Madeira Botanical Garden (Portuguese: Jardim Botânico da Madeira) is a botanical garden in Funchal, Madeira, opened to the public in 1960. The area was previously part of an estate belonging to the family of William Reid, founder of Reid's Hotel.

Collections include:

  • Madeiran indigenous and endemic species
  • arboretum
  • succulent plants
  • "choreographed" gardens and topiary,
  • greenhouse
  • agro-industrial plants
  • medicinal and aromatic plants
  • palm trees and cycads

The gardens include a bird park (Louro Bird Park) and a three-room Natural History Museum.





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