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Monte Palace Madeira

Open Now: 09:30 - 18:00
Open today: 09:30 - 18:00
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amazing place to see :-) relax , breathtaking

an incredible place to visit in Madeira , relax , meditation , amazing flowers , plants , gardens... read more

Reviewed yesterday
London, United Kingdom

We visited the gardens on the other side of the hill, great too, but this one is, in my opinion, is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hans V
The Netherlands
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“african art”(172 reviews)
“water features”(243 reviews)
“japanese garden”(108 reviews)
Open to the public since 1991, the Monte Palace Madeira occupies an area of 70.000 square meters and houses a huge exotic plant's collection, coming from all over the world, together with swans,duck's and Koi fish. The Monte Palace Museum is an...more
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Caminho do Monte, 171, Funchal, Madeira 9050-288, Portugal
+351 291 780 800
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Reviewed yesterday

an incredible place to visit in Madeira , relax , meditation , amazing flowers , plants , gardens :-)

Thank AlinaAg
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the gardens on the other side of the hill, great too, but this one is, in my opinion, is more special. That’s because of the many pieces of art and tiles along the way. There are a lot of ponds with koi fish...More

Thank Hans V
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We’ve been to quite a lot of gardens in different parts of the world, but this one is one of the most beautiful. Take your time to wander round the different parts of this huge garden. It is on a hill, so you need to...More

Thank Monique E
Reviewed yesterday

This is a wonderful park, or gardens, to spend a few hours exploring. The quirky mix of Japanese, tile collection, statues, ponds, plants and installations was interesting and entertaining both for us adults and our 7-year old daughter. She was mightily impressed by the mineral...More

Thank Scousewegian
Reviewed 2 days ago

A beautiful cool retreat in these lovely gardens at the top of the cable car. Lots of water and interesting plants and trees.

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I can't say much as words don't do it justice, GO, see it for yourself, but be aware it is on a steep slope. Amazing views.

Thank dmb666dmb
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Make sure you’ve left plenty of time to visit these large tropical gardens, as there is plenty to see, including entry to the museum - history of Portugal. You can arrive even travel from Funchal by cable car, directly to the gardens entrance, a 15...More

Thank Angelica W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went up on the cable car not knowing what was up there, and found the gardens. It was 12.5 euros each to get in, and worth every penny. Every time you turned a corner there was something else to see. Must admit there is...More

Thank lindascott51
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the trip up to the gardens by the Cable Car - a good way to get up there. The gardens are fantastic - wonderful water features and beautiful plants - lots to look at including a museum and some very large goldfish -...More

Thank 872johnroberts
Reviewed 1 week ago

This can't be done in a hurry, it needs a full day to enjoy. As well as wonderful plants, flowers and trees there is a fantastic collection of sculptures, minerals and tiles.

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5 October 2018|
Response from SuzieQ62 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what you mean by a buggy cart. If it is for the Monte Palace you can get a Taxi up there but the garden itself didn’t have any options for disabled scooters that I could see . The terracing from top to bottom means... More
27 August 2018|
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Response from Monte P | Property representative |
Hello, the entrance to the garden it's 12,50€ per person and children younger than 15 years old have free entrance as long as they are accompanied by adults. And the cable car have a cost of 11€ per person. Thank you.
31 May 2018|
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Response from Monte P | Property representative |
Hello, we have the golf car is a extra service and may be used for those for example don't want to walk all the way up to the top and for 2,50€ pp. Hope this can help you. Thank you! :)