Parks and Gardens in Lisbon

Jardim Botânico

The Botanic Garden of Lisbon’s University was designed to be a scientific garden, meant to show the world’s botanical diversity. It was inaugurated in 1878, on the Olivete Hill, a site where previously the centenary Botanical Horto of the Cotovia College stood, who once belonged to the Jesuit order, thrown out of Portugal in the […]

Jardim Botânico da Ajuda

It is a garden built with a renascence influence, made from geographical measures, for the purpose of having promenades along the hedgerow of boxwood and little trees carefully pruned. Divided in two platforms, a central one that goes around a main fountain and two secondary ones, and the other, a balcony that surrounds the first […]

Jardim Calouste Gulbenkian

If it wasn´t for an Armenian gentleman called Calouste Gulbenkian that had come to Portugal in April of 1942, making a stopover before New York, if he didn´t get sick and decided  to stay for recovery, the Portuguese culture would be very less rich and the culture of gardens in Lisbon just as well. The […]

Jardim da Estrela

If you enter through any door of this garden you will get in contact with a singular and mature botanic universe, with a romantic temperament, that involves the hiker in the 19th century ideal of fusion between civilization and nature, expressing the exotic compound of diversity of flowers, trees and bushes, just as in the […]

Jardim da Praça do Império

This garden in Belém was inaugurated for the Exhibition of the Portuguese World at the time of the World War II in 1940, it was in the past a beach known as the “beach of Restelo” that would extend through all the territory arriving almost until the Monastery, called Mosteiro dos Jerónimos. In the continuation […]

Jardim das Amoreiras

A garden with the scarce 0,6 hectares that nevertheless gives to the visitor a relaxing and cozy environment, right in the middle of the city. It is part of the structure from Aqueduto das Águas Livres the aqueduct with its arches in stone that discharges at the Mãe d´Água das Amoreiras, a reservoir of water […]

Jardim do Campo Grande

The Garden of Campo Grande has not been in a good shape of preservation but new works of recovery are about to begin. However, the 11 hectares were it is located has a large importance on the city history and its green area offers a captivating and pleasant time. The use of the territory goes […]

Jardim do Príncipe Real

The garden of Príncipe Real, with 6 classified trees, defines nowadays the square of Principe Real, making it a garden square open to the urban pedestrian confluence. Who crosses it enters in a romantic garden from English influence, where you establish, walking, an harmonic and playful contact with nature, an equilibrium with the city in […]

Jardim do Ultramar

A garden with 7 hectares that goes beyond the senses, a true subtropical and tropical opulence, in the middle of the tempered climate of Lisbon. It has around 500 species of plants from all over the world, going from the green areas to the greenhouses, made with a clear educational purpose. It is dedicated to […]

Parque Bosque dos Gaios

Recently inaugurated, it is a new-born park from Estoril, in the neighborhood Alto dos Gaios, a region that had in the last decades a considerable demographic growth and was eagerly waiting for the garden opening. The works done in the park where part of the town hall plan of giving a green extension to the […]