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Jardim de Sao Francisco

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Address: Avenida Arriaga, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
Activities: Walking
Description: Thus lovely city park is a perfect place for a walk or just simply to...
Thus lovely city park is a perfect place for a walk or just simply to people-watch.
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Pretty little park

Cool green oasis on your walk into Funchal. Lots of stalls if you're interested in browsing and plenty of seating if you just want to take a breather. There are also public... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Cool green oasis on your walk into Funchal. Lots of stalls if you're interested in browsing and plenty of seating if you just want to take a breather. There are also public toilets there.

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Ayrshire, Scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We stopped here for a coffee/beer on our first afternoon in Funchal and loved the tranquility. Then we had a look around the Scots Kirk at the west end of the garden.

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This was one of the many places I visited during my trip to Funchal. I wandered for hours and could've easily stayed there all day. It was an incredible day and I would recommend it fully.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is a small but very pretty garden in the centre of Funchal. A tranquil place to relax for both locals and visitors. A small pond with a fountain add to the attraction.

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Manchester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Located in the centre opposite the Ritz. This park is compact but provides plenty of places to sit and welcome shade. Well used by locals and a good atmosphere enhanced by the music from the Ritz opposite.

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Littleborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

These well maintained gardens are an oasis in the city centre. The only downside is the intrusive noise from the music being played at the outdoor cafes on the opposite side of Avenida Arriaga

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england
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This garden can be accessed opposite the Theatre. It is a quiet peaceful area to have a drink and let time pass you bye.

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Small but perfectly formed. A beautiful little haven of colourful trees and flowers,complete with miniature lake. It's situated on Avenida Ariega,the most picturesque avenue in town. Walking in either direction down the broad,tree lined avenue is delightful. The cathedral is nearby,as is the impressive São Laurenco fortress,along with various cafes and restaurants. The seafront is just one block down. Blandy's... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Beautiful plants , silent places , you will rediscover yourself in here !In is in middle of town of Funchal

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This tiny garden right in the middle of Funchal is an oasis of cool green planting and calm. Fountain, moving water, beautifully laid out beds and dramatic trees - whether you stop for a sit and a coffee or just cut through it is a delight.

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Address: Address: Avenida Arriaga, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal

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