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  1. 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 (...)

  2. 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 (...)

  3. 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 (...)

  4. Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Jardim Sena Freitas
    Situated in the centre of Ponta Delgada, the Jardim Sena Freitas is a highly popular place both for resting for a few moments and for enjoying a brief stroll amongst the brightly-coloured flower beds.Around the garden are some interesting old (...)

  5. Jardim das Amoreiras ou Jardim Marcelino Mesquita
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    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 (...)

  6. Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Quinta das Rosas
    Quinta das Rosas is a Forestry Reserve situated close to the town of Madalena, and provides a pleasant leisure space with a picnic area, some small lakes and other recreational facilities.One of its most notable features is a Maroiço, a (...)

  7. Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Parque Eduardo VII
    The Eduardo VII Park lies in the Parish of São Sebastião da Pedreira, north from Avenida da Liberdade, and offers panoramic views over the city. Originally known as Parque da Liberdade, the gardens were rechristened with the name of the British King (...)

  8. Tapada das Necessidades
    Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Tapada das Necessidades
    The Necessidades Tapada dates from 1604 and is located in the parish of Prazeres. In 1742, King João V acquired the surrounding farmland and built a large chapel, a convent and a palace for his own residence.In 1843, King Fernando had the gardens (...)

  9. Gardens, Parks and Forests
    Parque Florestal das Sete Fontes
    The Sete Fontes Forest Park is one of the most important nature reserves on the island of São Jorge and one of the island's largest parks, covering an area of 12 hectares.It is thickly wooded and has many footpaths and trails leading to leisure (...)

  10. 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 (...)

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