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Jardim de Sao Francisco

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Astounding plant variety

This park is a gem,it's free and a must see place, even if you just visit to view the Funchal... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bikerphil
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southport
Oasis in the city

Set amongst the blocks and buildings of Funchal, it is a pleasure to discover this lovely garden... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Craig1961_01
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“the ritz”(8 reviews)
“lovely garden”(6 reviews)
“duck pond”(2 reviews)
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Thus lovely city park is a perfect place for a walk or just simply to people-watch.
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Avenida Arriaga, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
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All reviews the ritz lovely garden duck pond nice park central funchal beautiful plants worth a visit cruise ship trees flowers benches ducks stroll school stalls blandys madeira
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park is a gem,it's free and a must see place, even if you just visit to view the Funchal harbour.The plant life here is so varied with a lot of information on many of them.Two minutes from the town centre.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bikerphil
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Set amongst the blocks and buildings of Funchal, it is a pleasure to discover this lovely garden. As others have commented, the varieties of trees and plants are interesting. Only a short walk but very nice.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Craig1961_01
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Set near the coast in Funchal - the gardens are beautiful - particularly the water fountains - nice views along the coast.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank btframpton
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This garden had some of the most beautiful and unusual trees plants and flowers I have ever seen, please visit even if looking at gardens has never interested you, you will be blown away.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Olivia99413
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We stayed in Hotel Madeira which is just on the corner of the park. It is a great place for calm and people watching. There was a folklore festival while we were there which was really good. There is a fountain and ducks for the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jacqueline Anne R
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Beautiful garden, excellent views of the harbour and Funchal, very colourful and well maintained, also lovely cafe, very friendly staff, great ice creams...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank _lizathene68
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The park is a lovely oasis in the center of town with beautiful plants throughout. There is also a small duck pond that had some baby ducks when we were there which delighted many kids watching them.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank vtretiree2016
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We walkedhere on a Friday and there were stalls in the garden, but still room to wander around, sit for a while and relax.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank john e
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Escape the bustle of the city and sit in these beautiful gardens in central Funchal. Pretty flowers everywhere, lots of seating available.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Julie T
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This attractive park is very close to the port area with very nice bedding and flowers in bloom constantly. Trees are as interesting as the flowers throughout the parks and well worth viewing. If you are returning to a cruise ship then this park is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Barry S
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