Funchal Municipal Garden
The Municipal Garden of Funchal, also known as Dona Amélia Garden, is located where the Convent of Saint Francis once stood. Here, you will find flora from Madeira and of many other parts of the World.
The Municipal Garden, also known as Dona Amelia Garden, is on the north side of Avenida Arriaga and covers an area of 8,300 m2.
This site was once occupied by the Convent of São Francisco (St. Francis), and the Coat of Arms still remains on display on one of the lawns. The garden has some beautiful specimens from Madeira and many other parts of the world, and those of greatest interest are identified.
With a prime location in the city centre, this garden also has a pond and a stream with fish and birds. Also noteworthy are some works of art and an auditorium for cultural activities.