Monte Palace Tropical Garden, Funchal

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The beautiful Monte Palace Tropical Garden surrounds a palace built by Alfredo Guilherme Rodrigues when he acquired the property in 1897. The garden aspect was established 100 years later in 1987 and features exotic plants as well as native ones, primarily from the Madeira forest. Travel along pathways past lakes with koi fish. View artworks integrated into the landscape, such as the garden's ceramic tile collection from the 15th century. A museum houses an exhibit of contemporary Zimbabwean sculpture and a collection of minerals and gems from around the world. Add Monte Palace Tropical Garden and other attractions to your Funchal trip itinerary using our Funchal travel itinerary planner.
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  • We went here after a long time and there are a lot of things to the plants. Now, at the beginning of March, not all of them, of course, kuki, but mango trees as well as many other impurities are nice looking. Here you will be able to retrace the history of the Portuguese pottery tables promenades along the way. Many may be of interest to the African art and precious stones and other minerals exhibitions. The Japanese facilities were fine and the Orchid shelves handsome as long as all of the flower.
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  • We went on a previous holiday and had a lovely afternoon looking round the gardens and really liked the Japanese one with all the fish.  more »
  • Beginning of March everything is not in bloom yet, but despite all we had a good time thanks to the different courses offered through the garden and the expos "African masks" and "stones". The garden is probably prettier in the spring. count 3 hours for the bisite mini. I recommended, nde
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