Jardins da Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
Gardens, Parks and Forests
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 spacious gardens were built in the 1950s in honour to the founder, Calouste Gulbenkian, and are ideal for all sorts of leisure and cultural activities. They are carefully landscaped and home to a wide variety flora.
The design of the Park's interior gardens and terraces was assigned to the Landscape Architects Gonçalo Ribeiro Telles and António Viana Barreto, who worked in close collaboration with the architects of the Foundation´s building complex, Alberto Pessoa Pedro Cid and Ruy Athouguia.