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Estufa Fria

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Address: Parque Eduardo VII, Lisbon 1070-099, Portugal
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388 2278
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Amazing place

This is an absolute gem. Why this isn't promoted more is a real shame - we stumbled across this by chance and absolutely loved it. The good thing for us is that it was almost... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Medicine_Man2004
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Telford, United Kingdom
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Telford, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an absolute gem. Why this isn't promoted more is a real shame - we stumbled across this by chance and absolutely loved it. The good thing for us is that it was almost deserted the time we were in there A large botanical collection of plants housed in an oasis of windings paths and water features, it was... More 

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Seaford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprisingly large and varied. Good place for kids to run around. Lots of paths to explore with wonderful vegatation. Very good value

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Thank Steve B
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These greenhouses shelter and nurture over 300 varieties of plant but not as single specimens but planted in great drifts along paths down cliff faces and around ponds. Each of the three greenhouses has its own character but the overall sense is of being in a green jungle full of unusual plants. Kew Gardens - eat your heart out

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Thank Paul M
New York
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119 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our last day in Lisbon and we'd already seen all the big ticket items, so we stopped by the Estufa Fria. It was an okay visit in a tranquil setting. We just wandered around looking at the different plants. The entry price wasn't bad and it would have been free with the Lisbon Card, but we went after... More 

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Thank Camundongo
Montville, Maine
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86 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very large botanical garden within three structures. One has a greenhouse roof, another a shaded arrangement, while the cacti are in their own protected space. Two of these being dry on rainy days. Plants are well integrated into stone features and walk-ways at several levels. Keep exploring as there are many hidden little spaces here. In fact I almost missed... More 

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Thank CountVernon
London, United Kingdom
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711 reviews
626 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Estufa Fria consists of three greenhouses built in 1933 as part of the Parque Eduardo Vll. Only one of the greenhouses is actually cold whilst the others house various tropical plants. There are also interesting statues and sculptures. Worth a look.

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Thank Nomadman411978
Poznan, Poland
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193 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

On a sunny day it is a great place to visit for those interested in plants and nature. You walk through a Parque Eduardo VII up- yes, to yet another miradouro(viewpoint) at the top-but before reaching it (you can go there later) turn left and there you will find a pond beyond which is the entrance to Estufa Fria –cold... More 

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1 Thank kwiewiorowski
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I've been living in Lisbon for more than a year now but it wasn't until this week that I discovered this place, and I love it! Highly recommended for an hour or two of peace and quiet.

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1 Thank leticialopesfc
Culpeper, Virginia
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

A peaceful green oasis in the middle of a busy metropolitan area. A bit hard to find, since it is tucked away behind Edward VII city park. Just find the traffic circle with the statue of Marques Pombal and then head uphill and to the left. For a few euros you will gain access to a series of greenhouses and... More 

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1 Thank Ivan and Luba H
Paris, France
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66 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Estufa fria is like a greenhouse... but in the reverse principle... you make it fresh. Lots of plants everywhere, little caves with benches, and statues and pounds. lovely place to stroll in if you like uncommon nature.

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