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Take a break

Good place to relax for a few minutes, under the shade of a tree. Wish I had more time here to... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Koritsaki
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Montreal
A quiet walk when you need a break.

This public garden is well-organized with some beautiful plant and tree species. It is also fairly... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
michaelpA2359VJ
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Goshen, New York
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Good place to relax for a few minutes, under the shade of a tree. Wish I had more time here to explore the garden.

Thank Koritsaki
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We passed by this public park while walking in the old city. Nice place to rest and relax and maybe pose for some pictures with lovely green trees around. We also saw many bats flying there during morning

2  Thank TravElkouteini
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This public garden is well-organized with some beautiful plant and tree species. It is also fairly quiet compared to the neighboring side streets, and has a security detail who walks around to ensure safety. A nice place to collect your thoughts for a while in...More

Thank michaelpA2359VJ
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Here, one can appreciate a bit of a pause among city life. The layout of the Tunduru Gardens is quite lovely. It was fun to identify different trees, including Almond Trees, Flame Trees and Frangipani Trees. Fortunately for me, I visited when the frangipani were...More

Thank Elise G
Reviewed 29 December 2017

A great place to relax this park was designed by a British gardener Thomas Honney Good place to get some peace It is not far from the Feima Craft Centre on the tourist trail

1  Thank GordonW318
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

You might think this just another park. It helps to learn that in 2015 the gardens were revamped and reopened and in my view are glorious. There are some amazing historic trees. And listen for and look at the bats! They were very lively at...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 9 September 2017

A small park rather than botanical garden, with little to see, not really worth the trouble to spend much time here.

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely garden in the center of the city- clean and well kept. I took a quick walk through since I didn't have too much time but would be a perfect place to spend some time reading or have a picnic. There were people- young and...More

1  Thank Keli W
Reviewed 16 August 2017

A surprisingly lovely garden whose benches and large shade trees offer a nice respite from the streets of Maputo. A wedding was taking place during our visit.

1  Thank WonderfulWorld59
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The Tunduru Garden, formerly known as the Vasco da Gama Garden, was created in 1885 by the Arboriculture and Floriculture Society of the then colony of Mozambique. It was designed by the British architect and landscaper Thomas Honney who also designed important gardens for the...More

1  Thank Pedro T
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