Jardin de Cactus, Guatiza

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#4 of 46 in Parks in Lanzarote
Take time to stroll through this labyrinth of gardens filled with over 7,000 cacti. A well-known artist, architect, and Lanzarote native, César Manrique, transformed a disused quarry to create the site. The transformation of the space and the aesthetic layout of the sunken gardens reflect his talent. Discover of over 1,000 different species of cacti—from Madagascar, Peru, Kenya, the United States, Ethiopia, Spain, and many more countries. Relax in the cafe overlooking the gardens with a meal or drink. Take the guesswork out of planning a Lanzarote vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • In this garden is more than 1000 types of cacti, and their diversity is impressive. There are very small cacti, and such a huge-a few meter. This is not the experience of giving a lot of fun, but watching cacti can be for a lot of fun. The garden is not large, and there is a gift shop where you can buy prints images Manrique, what I believe to be cool.
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  • We love the cactus and we decided to go since it is very near the caves of the Greens. It is super good care and one is with big surprises. Shop, restaurant and other facilities were super clean and well maintained. The box office was it pretty slow since there was only one man in the box. The mill that is also is a great place to take pictures. Garden visit fast, an hour more or less. And if you travel by plane, the cactus can be without problem provided that it is within the European Union :)
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  • Buy ticket to the cactus garden + jameos del agua + cueva de los verdes by €20. Child c 2 years no pay. Is a different but interesting garden. It's not very big. Souvenir shop c median prices.
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  • Impressive collection of cacti in a dramatic setting. It's like a sculpture museum. The restaurant area is pretty and discreet and it overlooks the garden. I also enjoyed the veggie burger made with cactus pulp.
  • Wow factor when you walk in but after that it is a garden with cactus in! It would add to the experience if the different cactus had some explanation about them, as unless you are a botanist you have no idea. The landscape is beautiful though and although we didn't eat I heard great things about the tapas. Great to go if you get it as part of another centre deal ticket.
  • Beautify designed space to exhibit the extraordinary cactus varieties from not only Lanzarote, but from all around the world. You should definitely try the cactus burger at the cafeteria! Apparently this is the only place you will ever have the chance to do so!!👌🏻🌵🍔
  • Very nice place, with loads of different cactus plants, a lovely dining area and a small windmill. We definitely enjoyed the visit very much.
  • Hey you! You like cacti? Sure ya do buddy! Everybody likes cacti! Well the Cactus Garden got ya covered buddy. They got big cacti, small cacti, round cacti, creepy cacti, long cacti, short cacti, cacti that don't even look like cacti, metal cacti, a windmill... Wait a doggone minute! A windmill? That ain't cacti! But who cares when there's so many lovely cacti? Not me, I just luuuurve cacti!

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