Gardens, Parks and Forests


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  1. 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

  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 Botânico
    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 (...)

    E-mail: geral@museus.ulisboa.pt
    Website: http://www.museus.ulisboa.pt/jardim-botanico

  4. 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 (...)

  5. 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 (...)

  6. Jardim Afonso de Albuquerque
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    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 (...)

  7. 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 (...)

  8. Jardim-Museu Agrícola Tropical
    Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim Botânico 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 (...)

    E-mail: geral@museus.ulisboa.pt
    Website: https://museus.ulisboa.pt/pt-pt/jardim-botanico-tropical

  9. Parque da Pena
    Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Parque da Pena
    The fruit of King Fernando II´s vivid imagination, Pena Park reflects the intellectual and artistic trends of the 19th century, the era of Romanticism. Together with the architect Baron de Eschwege and the engineer Baron Kessler, King Fernando drew (...)

  10. 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 (...)


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