Tenerife - Puerto de la Cruz: Botanical Garden
The Botanical Garden in Tenerife, located in Puerto de la Cruz, is a beautiful and expansive garden with over 4,000 plant species from all over the world. The garden was founded in 1788 as a research center for tropical plants and has since become a popular tourist attraction.
The garden is divided into several sections, each with its unique character and theme. The Canary Islands section showcases the endemic plant species found on the islands, while the palm grove houses a vast collection of palm trees from around the world.
Visitors can also explore the gardens of the Americas, featuring plants from the continent's various regions, and the Asian gardens with species from China, Japan, and other countries.
The garden also has a butterfly house, a museum showcasing the history of the garden, and several walking trails that lead visitors through the lush greenery and scenic views. The Botanical Garden in Tenerife is an excellent destination for anyone interested in nature, gardening, or simply seeking a relaxing day out in beautiful surroundings.