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Jardim Jose do Canto

Rua Jose do Canto 9, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-076, Portugal
+351296650310
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If you like Big Trees, this is heaven

One could say "faded charm' because the gardens are a bit in need of TLC, but actually this is... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Professor_Null
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Bristol
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Our guide recommended to visit the garden. No regrets at all, I have seen a lot of beautiful trees... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Scorpioyves
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Bruxelles, Belgique
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Rua Jose do Canto 9, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-076, Portugal
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

One could say "faded charm' because the gardens are a bit in need of TLC, but actually this is irrelevant -- the massive, 150 year old, trees from around the world are simply stunning. Giant banyan and Moreton Bay figs, Norfolk Island pines, paperbarks, bunya...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Our guide recommended to visit the garden. No regrets at all, I have seen a lot of beautiful trees. The garden is really nice to visit, entrance fee only 4€ and you got a ticket to taste a local liquor.

Thank Scorpioyves
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We wandered in here on a Saturday evening and the gates were open with no one at the ticket booth and no signs. After walking around a bit, we were asked for our tickets by a man and when we tried to explain why we...More

1  Thank Va_Hiker
Reviewed 24 May 2017

You can spend an hour or two wandering around these beautiful gardens. They are right next door to the presidential palace and it costs 3 Euro to get in. There's also a hotel and a cafe on site. There are also several restrooms available. Check...More

Thank superdeluxe23
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This garden was planted over 150 years ago as the owner gathered plants from around the world. He introduced Japanese cryptomeria to the islands. There are a few trees still growing (notably a giant fig) that he planted. I was impressed by large trees of...More

Thank JoDoShep
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We enjoy gardening, therefore, we enjoy visits to Botanical Gardens, last year that was 2016 we visited the free one, this year 2017 we paid 4 Euros each for the privilege which included a free local drink.

Thank BrianB321
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Lovely gardens. We where on a cruise and like to do things our self so I spotted these gardens on a the map, asked at the info place ashore and the guide said its only a 20 minute walk to them. We strolled through the...More

Thank grandma4granchildren
Reviewed 24 August 2016

There is a 4 euro entrance fee to enter the garden for which we got a map and a sample of the local liqueur in the café (ring for service if there's no-one there!), There is a wide range of trees and plants to see,...More

Thank HolidayForUs
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Entrance price = 4 €. This garden has a less formal layout as the other gardens. Many exotic trees, it feels as if you are walking through a tropical forest instead of a garden. A gigantic Moreton Bay Fig tree is one of the showpieces....More

2  Thank Globetrotter045
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Its very big and Nice but Its cost 4€ pr adults and Its only have a small cafe on the top whit very littel to bay. The rosegarden was rebuilt så Its was not many roses to see.

Thank Pål Ø
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Response from BrianB321 | Reviewed this property |
Shirt, shorts, & trainers.
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Response from CatRob_12 | Reviewed this property |
I do not operate tours, but yes they do,mas we went on a Sunday tour as did others in our Hotel. They are 7 days a week, all of the time.nseveral companies do so.
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