On a visit to Funchal you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Funchal. These places are what Funchal is all about. These must see places in Funchal will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Centre of Funchal City, Funchal,Portugal
09:30 am - 06:00 pm
Surround your senses in a riot of colours. Feel the warmth of the tropics, smell the sweet fragrance of unusual flowers in full bloom, feast your eyes on alluring birds, and touch the soft grass and the earthy trees.Everywhere you look around the Botanical Garden in Madeira you feel ecstatic. Flowers dance and sway upon branches in clusters of colo...
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10:00 am - 07:00 pm
Rags of cloud and mist clung to the cliff and as the sun erupted on the giant palisade, it shone with its sheer curtains of solid rock in which tiny bits of quartz winked like tiny gems in the sunlight. Stand on the skywalk and watch the mystery of the ocean unfold below. The waves of the turquoise ocean softly crashing against the mighty cliff, li...
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Avenida Do Infante, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
Sit under a tree or on the green verdant grass and look up at the swollen clouds lazily drifting across a perfect forget-me-not sky. Feel the sun shine while it pours over the exposed lake painting magnificent shimmery reflections of the trees on the water. Listen to melodious chorus of birds chirping, seemingly never repeating notes. Just relax an...
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East of Funchal, Portugal
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Fly over winding streets and mazes of houses which look like tiny models on a living map. A gentle, silent ride exposing expanses of green, neat parks, ponds and lakes shimmering like mirrors are what you experience during a ride on the Monte cable Car ride. The view of wide green belt, tiny toy cars, spires of churches, will take your breath away....
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Caminho do Monte, 174, 9050-288 Funchal
09:30 am - 03:30 pm
Immerse yourself in the wonder of Nature in the green kingdom of plants and shrubs knitted tightly like a strand in a massive web of life. The scent of Azaleas and Orchids drift through the air, stirring your senses. Ponds with stepping stones and bridges lie like a blue plate, pulsating with koi and carp. Every trail takes you down Mother Nature&r...
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Eastern Madeira, Funchal, Portugal
Look down into the depth of the dark ocean from a hostile yet amazing landscape and feel the air swirl and eddy like the waters below. Alongthe entire rocky terrain feel the contrast of the choppy sea of the north and the calm south sea. The curious rock formations is a result of the volcanic origin of the island. Take a moment to appreciate the st...
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Rua D Carlos 127-29 9060-051 Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Try to see the artistic treasures of a city in a very short time, try absorbing the city through every pore and you will be left exhausted, physically and mentally drained. Instead step into the Madeira Story Centre. You will get transported to another reality. This spectacular modern museum will leave you engrossed, absorbed, almost in a trance.Th...
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Monte, Funchal, Madeira 9050-208, Portugal
In 1565 the wealthy families in Funchal created the parish of Nossa Senhora do Monte. It was a summer refuge for the nuveau riche. They constructed cottages along the hills. The mild climate attracted more settlers and finally in 1741 the Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte was build. Nearly 2 centuries later, this became the final resting place for C...
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Museu de Arte Sacra do Funchal, Rua do Bispo 21, 9000-073 Funchal
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Enter an era where artists portrayed robust, realistic and detailed perceptions of the world around him. Artistic vision either captured emotions from human subjects giving them perspective and proportions or everything painted had a spiritual presence. Paintings representing the ostentatious Baroque age, had classical deities, swirling from the ai...