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“August... Very green!”

Madeira Botanical Garden
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$221.95*
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Best of Funchal Private Tour
Ranked #18 of 144 things to do in Funchal
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: A visit to the Botanical gardens provides visitors with the names and origins of the splendid variety of exotic flowers, vegetables, herbs and other useful plants found on Madeira.
Wirral
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“August... Very green!”
Reviewed August 2, 2013

We spent quite a few hours wandering the paths. At €5 it's good value. Not much in flower in August and I'm sure prettier earlier in the year. Well maintained. The main house has a fascinating collection of fossils, stuffed and pickled animals as well as botanical records. I wasn't expecting this.
Be aware, steep slopes on cobbled paths.

Visited August 2013
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Consett
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“Large Garden”
Reviewed August 1, 2013

Great for a visit, avaried selection of plants, tropical fish and waterfalls. A great view from the cablecar ride upto the gardens although if this is not for you you can access it from the local bus service.

Visited July 2013
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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“gardener required appy within”
Reviewed July 31, 2013

It was late in the year so I must have missed the best show, but having visited the palace gardens, this place was shabby, haunted by taxi drivers, who were out to con you, as the ride down was nearly twice the price as going up, funny they used fuel going up and coasted down the hill,

Visited November 2012
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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful gardens”
Reviewed July 31, 2013

Well worth a visit as views over Funchal are good and flowers are beautiful. Lots of different areas to explore.

Visited July 2013
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Telford
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“Gorgeous, with amazing views of Funchal”
Reviewed July 31, 2013

Was on our 'To do' list and we weren't disappointed. Beautifully managed gardens, amazing cacti section and the bird aviaries were interesting too. Have a fresh orange juice at the small café... delicious and very reasonable price too. DONT forgot your camera

Visited July 2013
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