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  1. Jardim das Amoreiras ou Jardim Marcelino Mesquita
    Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim das Amoreiras ou Jardim Marcelino Mesquita
    The Marcelino Mesquita garden, named after the dramatist, poet and writer, is in the Parish of S.Mamede. It was designed and inaugurated in 1759 by the Marquis of Pombal, with 331 mulberry trees. The intention was to stimulate the Portuguese (...)

  2. Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim da Torre de Belém
    Until the middle of the 20th century, this was the site of the "Fábrica do Gás de Belém" (Belém Gas Works). The remodelling of the zone, with the planting of palm trees as a symbol of the new lands discovered by the Portuguese navigators, took place (...)

  3. Jardim do Campo Grande
    Gardens, Parks and Forests
    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 (...)

    Website: http://www.jardimdocampogrande.pt

  4. Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim do Campo Mártires da Pátria
    The Jardim do Campo Mártires da Pátria is in the centre of Ponta Delgada, close to some of the city's important buildings that you can include in your visit, such as the Municipal Cultural Centre, the Igreja da Conceição and the Palácio do Governo (...)

  5. Jardim do Paço Episcopal
    Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim do Paço Episcopal
    Built on the orders of Bishop João de Mendonça at the beginning of the 18th century, the Garden of the Episcopal Palace is one of the most original examples of the Baroque in Portugal, and the distinguishing landmark of the city of Castelo (...)

  6. Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim do Príncipe Real ou Jardim França Borges
    The França Borges Garden is named as a tribute to the Republican journalist of the same name. It is located in the Parish of Mercês and is also known as Príncipe Real Garden.Inspired in the English romantic fashion, the monumental, centuries-old (...)

  7. Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim dos Serviços Florestais de São Roque
    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 (...)

  8. Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim Florêncio Terra
    The Jardim Florêncio Terra, built in the nineteenth century is one of the oldest gardens in the city of Horta.It is a pleasant leisure area, decorated with a bandstand, a small lake and several statues. It is worth taking some time to observe some (...)

  9. Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim Largo do Infante
    The Largo do Infante Garden is one of the places that you cannot afford to leave out of your visit to Horta. It is extremely popular amongst the local population, particularly on summer nights. One of its greatest attractions is its view over the (...)

  10. Jardim-Museu Agrícola Tropical
    Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim-Museu Agrícola Tropical
    The Tropical Garden Museum was founded in 1912 in the outer reaches of the Palace of Belém on the initiative of Henry Navel. The aim was to promote the study of the flora found in the former Portuguese colonies. It is currently managed by the (...)


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