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“Another peace of even in Portugal”

Bacalhoa Buddha Eden
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US$255.07*
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Óbidos and Buddha Eden Tour from Lisbon
Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Bombarral
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This tour takes you to the heart of Obidos region and with a history linked to wine and sparkling wine production dating back to the XV Century, the Quinta dos Loridos estate is a unique place, where tranquillity and nature play a special role. It is from these vineyards that the grapes are picked for the production of top quality sparkling wines - those of the Loridos brand . Produced in the age old winery, a rod-press dating from the XVII Century can still be found here. The Classic Method ("Methode Champenoise") is used to produce the wine, the whole process of which is conducted manually. This is followed by a period of ageing in the cellar. The surroundings of the cellar perfectly complement its purpose: terraced gardens, a lake, a forest, vineyards, and the largest oriental gardens in Europe, the impressive Buddha Eden. Buddha Eden Garden: With circa 35 hectares, the garden was created and devised by the Comendador Jose Berardo, in response to the destruction of the Buddhas of Banyan, in which one of the greatest acts of cultural barbarity took place, erasing masterpieces of late-period Gandhara art. From Buddhas , pagodas, terracotta statues and the various carefully-placed sculptures which can be found among the gardens, it is estimated that some six thousand tons of marble and granite were used to create this monumental work of art. There are seven hundred hand-painted terracotta soldiers, each of them unique, copies of those which were buried, some of them 2,200 years ago. At the central lake, KOI (Japanese carp) fish can be seen, and sculpted dragons rise out of the water. The central staircase is the focal point of the garden, where the golden Buddhas offer you a calm welcome. This is the Quinta dos Loridos estate, a place which awakens the senses...
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Great money value.
An amazing and huge garden where you can walk around peacefully and with great views of art all around you.
5€ is nothing compare with the experience you will have.

Thank Rui G
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"water features"
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"entrance fee"
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"small train"
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Foi uma.grande supresa ver.tantos budas.no meio.de.uma.paisagem.espectacular.
Was a great experience I will be back next year.

Thank Antonio C
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

an amazing place to spend a morning or afternoon in, stroll around all the statues and other structures that are all amazing for different reasons. Lovely spot for small lunch too. Superb wine shop also when you are coming through the exit.

Thank Derek G
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BacalhoaVP, Manager at Bacalhoa Buddha Eden, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Derek G, grateful for your kind words. We hope that it has overcome your expectations.

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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely place. We took train ride to get our bearings, but as day was very hot we would go earlier next time to enjoy more of a walk around the area. Only disappointment for us was wine shop as staff there not as knowledgable about local wines and we would have bought more if there had been better help or more information.

Thank Cam0608
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BacalhoaVP, Manager at Bacalhoa Buddha Eden, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Cam0608, grateful for your kind words. We are pleased with your nice description.

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Although we visited Buddha Eden on a miserable day, this did not detract from its magnificence. The sculptures are beautiful and the man-made safari park animals amazing. There were groups of elephants, giraffes, hippos and many more - incredible! A lovely haven of peace and tranquillity and very good value for money. Not to be missed!

Thank Patsy323
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BacalhoaVP, Manager at Bacalhoa Buddha Eden, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Patrsy323, thank you very much for your words. It is very gratifying to feel that we have achieved our main goal: the satisfaction of our visitors. We hope to receive your visit again and continue to deserve your praise!

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