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Address: Caminho do Monte 171, Funchal, Madeira 9050-288, Portugal
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+351 291 780 800
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 18:00
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Open to the public since 1991, the Monte Palace Tropical Garden occupies an...

Open to the public since 1991, the Monte Palace Tropical Garden 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 ideal exhibition space nestled within the beautiful surroundings of a tropical garden. There are three floors, two of which are dedicated to sculptures and the third houses a unique mineral collection gathered from the four corners of the world. Monte Palace, also includes one of the most important tile collections in Portugal. The tiles exhibited amidst the tropical vegetation represent several ages, coming from palaces, churches, chapels and private houses throughout the former Portuguese empire. We are open everyday except 25th of December. Our prices are: Adults - 10€ Children younger than 15 years old: Free Entrance as long as they are accompanied by adults. Check our new facebook page montepalacetropicalgarden

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Very tranquil place

A very nice place to walk around but a degree of fitness is required even in January but pick your day as it is high above the town we took the cable car up and back you can buy a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A very nice place to walk around but a degree of fitness is required even in January but pick your day as it is high above the town we took the cable car up and back you can buy a combo ticket which will save you a few euros

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Hungerford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The receptionist at the cable car entrance obviously doesn't enjoy her job. If you don't like people, make way for someone who does! Once inside it's a 5* experience and we loved the gems and stones exhibition hall. But only a rating of 4/5 because of one person who could refer you from even entering.

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Naples
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Monte Palace Tropical Gardens If viewing pretty flowers is what you're hoping to see in January, you will be disappointed. But if lush green gardens are your cup of tea, then you've come to the right place. Do give yourself enough time to read the huge tiled tablets depicting the history of Portugal as you begin your walk. Then wander... More 

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Monte P, Social Media at Monte Palace Tropical Garden, responded to this review

Hello LILLIANPAUL, thank you so much for visit us and make this amazing review! We are glad that you understand that in January are not all our flowers blooming.. So we hope you can visit us in another season, to you see our garden in bloom :) Really kind words! More 

North Wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a lovely morning strolling around these beautifully gardens, after going up on the cable car ,so even of the exhibits on various displays were superb, so much history and plants from all over the world. Great day out

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Monte P, Social Media at Monte Palace Tropical Garden, responded to this review

Hello papapischer, thank you so much for this lovely review! we are glad you spent a nice time at our garden. Do not forget to schedule another visit! :) More 

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A comprehensive garden with every sort of plant in this marvellous climate but I have been to better

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Monte P, Social Media at Monte Palace Tropical Garden, responded to this review

Hello 490theos, thank you for your review. We hope you can visit us in another season to you see our garden in bloom! :) More 

Faversham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having arrived and paid went through two facinating displays. One of Sculpture by Zimbabwian artists of figures and animals etc in wood. The other a collection of cristals. A fabulous site. The the decent into the Tropical gardens which a delight but you do need to be reasonably fit as it decends a long way down although on split levels... More 

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Monte P, Social Media at Monte Palace Tropical Garden, responded to this review

Hello favershamfats, Thank you for rating us Excellent and for visit our garden. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit and for recommending! Always welcome :) More 

Freital, Germany
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I think this garden is one of the highlights of Madeira. already the way up by cable car is so impressive. The garden is very beautifully arranged and you can choose different tours. The entrance is a little bit expensive but it is wothwhile visiting.

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Monte P, Social Media at Monte Palace Tropical Garden, responded to this review

Hello citytoursdresden, thank you for your review. We are so glad you liked our garden! Come again whenever you want :) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely stunning! What a beautiful and huge garden. Make sure you do allow at least half a day to see it all. We could only stay there for 1 hour due to our schedule but there was still so much to see in this amazing garden. It is a must see in the island!

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Monte P, Social Media at Monte Palace Tropical Garden, responded to this review

Hello CS_Teixeira, yes! we recomend 3 hours or more! This garden requires a lot of time to walk through and fully appreciate it. We would to see you again in a near future, with more time!! :) More 

Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The most beautiful garden in Madeira. I visited this place two times and it is always so enjoyable walk even it was smal rain. So tropical and green with lots of trees.

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Monte P, Social Media at Monte Palace Tropical Garden, responded to this review

Thank you so much Victoria_Rainbow for this amazing review! Is really nice to know that you appreciate our garden! Hope you can visit us sooner as possible.. :) More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful garden with stunning views and a lovely way to spend a half day. Take the cable car (teleferico) up for the best views. The gardens are interesting and full of interesting things to see apart from the flowers.

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Monte P, Social Media at Monte Palace Tropical Garden, responded to this review

Hello HCRose thank you so much for this lovely review! Come visit us anytime. :) More 

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