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Monte Palace Tropical Garden

Caminho do Monte 171, Funchal, Madeira 9050-288, Portugal
+351 291 780 800
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Best garden in Madeira

We caught a local bus -easy and cheap .Fantastic gardens and plants(especially love the cycads) and... read more

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Janet H
Worth a visit

Have visited this on both trips to Funchal. Really attractive gardens that are terraced. Some... read more

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Open to the public since 1991, the Monte Palace Tropical Garden occupies an area of 70.000 square meters and houses a huge exotic plant's collection, coming from all over the world, together with swans,duck's and Koi fish. The Monte Palace Museum is an ideal exhibition space nestled within the beautiful surroundings of a tropical garden. There are three floors, two of which are dedicated to sculptures and the third houses a unique mineral collection gathered from the four corners of the world. Monte Palace, also includes one of the most important tile collections in Portugal. The tiles exhibited amidst the tropical vegetation represent several ages, coming from palaces, churches, chapels and private houses throughout the former Portuguese empire. We are open everyday except 25th of December. Our prices are: Adults - 12,50€ Children younger than 15 years old: Free Entrance as long as they are accompanied by adults. Check our new facebook page montepalacetropicalgarden
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Caminho do Monte 171, Funchal, Madeira 9050-288, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

We caught a local bus -easy and cheap .Fantastic gardens and plants(especially love the cycads) and lots of other interesting stuff to look at ,tiles , statues,semi precious stones and then a nice cup of coffee and cake at the small on site cafe .

Thank Janet H
Reviewed yesterday

Have visited this on both trips to Funchal. Really attractive gardens that are terraced. Some fantastic views across Funchal.

Thank Mondo_ii
Reviewed 2 days ago

A gradual walk down through the extensive garden. Beautiful tree ferns, Orchids, azaleas can be enjoyed along the way. The Japanese gardens a lovingly laid out culminating in a lake in front of the palace. A welcome taster of Madeira wine at the cafe at...More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wasn't our type of thing but the gardens are very nice and I can see why People enjoy it alot of work goes into keeping the place tidy Cafe onsite is very good and the view from it is excellent good job who ever is...More

Thank David45678
Reviewed 4 days ago

Absolutely loved these gardens. Lots of the ancient flora of Madeira, lovely ferns, lovely Japanese garden with little bridges, and huge carp swimming around. I actually preferred these gardens to the Jardim Botanico. And yes, the voucher for free Madeira tasting is just an excuse...More

Thank Jean R
Reviewed 4 days ago

decided to use bus to monte,at 1 euro 90c it was a bargain around 30 exciting minutes up the mountain around windy narrow roads on leaving bus a quick cup of tea in the nearby café which had great views and then on to the...More

Thank corburn
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The tropical garden in monte are worth seeing. At least two hours recommended to go around, it is quite a sun trap as the gardens are sunken, it is laid out displaying different types of plants in areas..e.g. Orchid garden, Chinese garden...the paths are good...More

Thank meggied0
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really lovely time spent in the gardens. Lots to see in terms of trees, plants, and history. Plus the water features are incredible

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here with our 5 months old baby boy and took carriage with us. We soon found out that the pavements are made of small stones and are quite impossible to go on with wheels. There are also very steep climps to go so...More

1  Thank Riku K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very large and well organized place with lot of trees. Good name tags. Easy to find benches to sit and relax. Not very blooming at january, but worth of visiting for quiet and relaxed walking. Went there by local bus from downtown,which was experience.

Thank timo5000
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Ella C
14 January 2018|
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Response from Monte P | Property representative |
Hello Ella C, you must spend 3 hour or more! Thank you! :)
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Kielo M
17 April 2017|
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Response from Monte P | Property representative |
Hello Kielo M! the garden is open to 9:30 am to 6:00 pm! Normally in the weekend we don't have big groups. Hope you can visit us :)
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harshangchheda
14 April 2017|
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Response from Monte P | Property representative |
Hello, the price for visit Monte Palace Tropical Garden, is 12,50 for person. hope you come visit us soon as possible :)
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