Quinta das Cruzes

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Once the home of city founder Zarco, this quinta is now a decorative arts museum, exhibiting 16C Portuguese furniture, and 18C-19C English furniture. In the last room is a 15C Flemish reredos depicting the Nativity. The house sits in a botanical garden planted with kapok trees, dragon trees and araucarias. A quirky "archaeological park" displays some fine Manueline windows and a fragment of Funchal's pillory.

Useful information

Address : 

1 Calçada do Pico

Phone:

+351 291 740 670

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Cathedral
Built by the Knights of the Order of
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Cathedral
Cathedral
Built by the Knights of the Order of
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Frederico de Freitas House Museum
Frederico de Freitas House Museum
This 18C residence belonged in the 19C
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