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Address: Avenida Infante, Funchal, Madeira 9000-015, Portugal
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well planned,colourful with trees and plants with a lovely pond and fountain with Three white swans and ducks. neatly maintained paths. Antique Steam roller on display. well set... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2016
Thirsk, United Kingdom
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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 30, 2016

well planned,colourful with trees and plants with a lovely pond and fountain with Three white swans and ducks. neatly maintained paths. Antique Steam roller on display. well set out children's play area.looking onto the Cruise terminal. has memorial statue for Christopher Columbus.

Thank Deepam100
Funchal, Portugal
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Reviewed July 4, 2016

Lots of history attached to this place, it's been the home if several famous people. The grounds are worth a visit in themselves with magnificent views over the harbour. There's an aviary too. Inside is beautiful too, rather like a museum if Madeiran history.

1 Thank Pauline C
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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Reviewed June 22, 2016

This is the President's garden. Small & beautiful. Great views over harbour. 1 Euro each to enter...well worth it.

1 Thank Ann W
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed December 30, 2015

the gardens of the palace of the president of Madeira are daily open and free to visit. I liked the formality a contrast to the more informal santa Catherina park next door also on avenida do infante.

1 Thank bas k
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful gardens... Well tended, mixture of flowers and trees.... Water features... shade too on a very hot day and ' free ' to enter

1 Thank Elaine G
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 8, 2015

Beautiful gardens and tended lovingly by gardeners. Good views from the gardens and loved the parrots.

1 Thank Lindsey A
Nuremberg, Germany
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Reviewed June 24, 2014

Please see my review of the Presidential Palace Gardens because it is another name for Quinta Vigia.

7 Thank TourGuide-KEVIN
Ludlow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed June 14, 2014

Relatively small garden but absolutely packed with well tended flowers and shrubs. Very exotic. Stunning views across Funchal Bay make it the perfect place for a visit.

3 Thank rafellidi
Rogaska Slatina, Slovenia
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Reviewed May 27, 2014

In my opinion this Quinta has the most beautiful garden in Funchal and it's for free. It's a really nice walk in the shade and there is a lot of beautiful flowers and birds.

1 Thank Tjasa644302
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202 reviews
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Reviewed May 29, 2013

Quinta Vigia is the residence of the President of Madeira. As you come from the west of Funchal, you go down a steep hill. Quinta Vigia is about half way down on the right hand side just before the public park. If the gates are closed, you can't go in but if they are open then the public is welcome... More 

5 Thank S_W_Hampshire

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