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  1. Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Campo de São Francisco
    Situated opposite the former Franciscan convent, Campo de São Francisco is one of the oldest public parks in the city, having been created in the 19th century.It is one of the most popular night spots in Ponta Delgada, especially during the summer (...)

  2. Jardim Afonso de Albuquerque
    Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim Afonso de Albuquerque
    With approximately 2 hectares located in Belém, the central feature is a monument to Afonso de Albuquerque, Governor of Portuguese India from 1507 to 1515, by the sculptor Costa Mota, with a neo-Manueline base by the architect Silva Pinto.The layout (...)

  3. Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim Antero de Quental
    This garden pays homage to Antero de Quental (1841-1892), one of the leading figures in 19th-century Portuguese literature, who was born on the island of São Miguel. It contains a monument alluding to the life and work of this famous poet.The garden (...)

  4. Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim Botânico
    The Jardim Botânico dos Flamengos in the city of Horta can be considered unique amongst its kind in the Azores being dedicated to scientific studies for the conservation cataloguing and propagation of botanical species.Here there are all kinds of (...)

  5. Jardim Botânico da Ajuda
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    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

  6. Jardim Botânico - Museu Nacional de História Natural
    Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim Botânico - Museu Nacional de História Natural
    The Botanical Gardens were created in the 19th century on the site of the former Royal College of Nobles, to support the teaching of Botany and the Principles of Agriculture. They are linked to the University of Lisbon´s National Museum of Natural (...)

  7. Jardim da Estrela ou Guerra Junqueiro
    Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim da Estrela ou Guerra Junqueiro
    The Guerra Junqueiro Garden, usually known as Estrela Gardens, is located in the parish of Lapa.   It was built in the 19th century (1842) on the initiative of the statesman Bernardo da Costa Cabral, the Marquis of Tomar.It is a naturalist (...)

  8. 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 is home to the Velas Philharmonic Society.The bandstand in this (...)

  9. Jardim da Praça do Império
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    Jardim da Praça do Império
    It was built for the Portuguese World Exhibition (1940), which commemorated the 800th anniversary of the independence of Portugal and the 300th anniversary of the Restoration. The Illuminated Fountain was also built at that time.The garden is (...)

  10. 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 (...)

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