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  1. Jardim Botânico da Ajuda
    Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim Botânico da Ajuda
    Situated in the parish of Ajuda, this is the oldest garden in Portugal, created on the orders of the Marquês de Pombal in 1768 as the Royal Botanical Garden of Ajuda. It was the first botanical garden in Portugal specifically created to act as a (...)

    WEBSITE: http://www.jardimbotanicodajuda.com

  2. Jardim da Estrela ou Guerra Junqueiro
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    Jardim da Estrela ou Guerra Junqueiro
    The Guerra Junqueiro Garden, known as Estrela Garden, is located in the Lapa parish. It was built in the 19th century (1842), initiative of the statesman Bernardo da Costa Cabral, Marquis of Tomar.It is a naturalist garden of romantic conception, (...)

  3. Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim da Praça da República
    Situated in the main square of the town of Velas, this garden is particularly enhanced by its remarkable architectural setting, being framed by the Town Hall and the building that houses the Sociedade Filarmónica Velense.In this pleasant leisure (...)

  4. Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim da República
    The Jardim da República, in Horta, is a pleasant leisure area, with wide avenues and grassed parterres, a small romantic lake edged with lava stones, and a bandstand, where concerts and other performances take place. Here you can discover the most (...)

  5. Jardim do Campo Grande
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    Jardim do Campo Grande
    In the 16th century it was a common known as the Campo de Alvalade.The original park was an early 19th century garden built in the Romantic spirit. Horse races were first held here, and today a hippodrome keeps on operating near the garden for (...)

  6. Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim do Príncipe Real ou Jardim França Borges
    The França Borges Garden, so called in tribute to the republican journalist of the same name, is located in the Mercês parish and it is also known as Príncipe Real Garden.Inspired in the English romantic spirit, the monumental and secular (...)

  7. Jardins da Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
    Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardins da Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
    The Calouste Gulbenkian gardens form the setting for the arts foundation of the same name, which itself has auditoriums and exhibition areas, the Modern Art Centre and a Museum with a library and restaurant/bar.The gardens, built in the 1950´s in (...)

  8. Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Parque do Monteiro-Mor
    Located in the Lumiar Parish, lies next to the National Costume Museum and the National Theater National Museum.  It dates from the 18th century and it was laid out by the botanist Domingos Vandelli.The park is built on various levels. The upper (...)

  9. Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Parque Eduardo VII
    The Eduardo VII´s Park lies in the São Sebastião da Pedreira parish, extending north from Avenida da Liberdade and it offers panoramic views over the city. Originally known as Parque da Liberdade, the gardens were rechristened with the name of the (...)

  10. Parque Recreativo dos Moinhos de Santana
    Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Parque Recreativo dos Moinhos de Santana
    Some 5 hectares in area, it has extensive grassy areas, lots of trees and shrubs, and water in abundance - a lake and waterfall. It has a wide variety of sporting and play facilities for all ages.Here we can find a picnic areas, a children´s (...)

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