Madeira / Funchal: Botanical Garden of Madeira
The Botanical Garden of Madeira, also known as the Jardim Botânico da Madeira, is a beautiful garden located on the outskirts of the city of Funchal, Madeira. It covers an area of approximately 35,000 square meters and features an impressive collection of over 2,000 exotic plants, trees, and flowers from all over the world.
The garden is organized into different sections, each showcasing a different type of plant, such as cacti, succulents, orchids, bromeliads, and many more. There is also a large pond with water lilies and other aquatic plants, as well as a collection of endemic Madeira flora.
Visitors can take a leisurely stroll through the garden's winding paths and enjoy the stunning views of Funchal Bay from the elevated terraces. The garden also has a small café and gift shop.
The Botanical Garden of Madeira is a popular attraction for tourists and locals alike and provides a peaceful and educational retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. It also serves as an important center for research and conservation of rare and endangered plant species.