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Santa Catarina Park

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"Funchal Bay is one of the most famous attractions of the Madeira archipelago. Its beauty is undeniable, whether viewed from the sea or from the island itself. Santa Catarina Park is one of the best places to admire it. Located between Avenida do Infante and Avenida Sá Carneiro, overlooking the port of Funchal, Santa Catarina Park covers an area of ​​36,000 m². It is one of the most popular green parks in the capital of Madeira, due to its central location, but not only. Here, visitors will find a large lawn surrounded by flowerbeds that are home to countless species of trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants from the four corners of the world. Santa Catarina Park also has a small lagoon with an island, created so that the birds that live here can rest and nest. Created in 1966, this green space also features statues of Prince Henry the Navigator and Christopher Columbus, a children's play area and the Chapel of Santa Catarina. However, it is the panoramic view, from the bay of Funchal to Ponta do Garajau, that takes centre stage here."
"A very beautiful central park full of fauna! Also where the Jazz festival happens on the first week of July"

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