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“A pretty city park.”

Santa Catarina Park
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Ranked #5 of 148 things to do in Funchal
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Ski Municipality, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“A pretty city park.”
Reviewed March 8, 2013

It is good to trek up here to get a good view of the harbour n a sunny day. The plant collection is not the main point here, but it does have some standouts, but you might have to visit several times over the year to catch it all. The old, small chapel that stands at the lower end of the park is pretty and and authentic looking. Some times they put on concerts or festivals here, because it is so close to the city centre (indeed is part of it).

Visited March 2013
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Lincoln
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great views of the port”
Reviewed March 4, 2013

The gardens were really lovely in this free public park. The children's play area was very good and our children age 8 and 6 really enjoyed it. Lovely lake area and a nice cafe but beware there was no toilet (unless using facilities at the little cafe). There was a library and indoor craft/play area for children.

Visited February 2013
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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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“Good views and tranquil”
Reviewed March 2, 2013

Wonderful views of the harbor and marina area, pretty flowers and trees, ample seating dotted around the fountains and a great statue of Christopher Columbus, definitely a photo opportunity there.

Visited February 2013
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Odessa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Splendid garden”
Reviewed February 24, 2013

Proceeding fm the hotel area to city centre,you will pass near this nice park,where you sit and take a rest looking for the beatiful flowers,fountains on the lake and hearing for the birds singing.Well-groomed,well-planned,very clean and with nice view over Funchal city and port.

Visited February 2013
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Canico, Madeira
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“A must to visit.”
Reviewed February 21, 2013

Most tourists would have visited this park, on the way down from the hotels, the park has a large open green space and large lake. A nice coffee shop, and the views of Funchal are great. A nice place to sit and relax in the sun and people watch.
There are also many different plants and flowers planted within the gardens for the green fingered lovers to enjoy.

Tobi in Madeira

Visited May 2012
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