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Ajuda Botanical Garden is 250 years old

08, February 2018
Heritage of the University of Lisbon, it’s a Pombaline creation from 1768 and was the country's first botanical garden.

It is the first Portuguese botanical garden, it will celebrate 250 years and the date is celebrated today, February 7, with the presentation of an activities program to celebrate the day.

With an area of 3.5 hectares, the Ajuda Botanical Garden has more than 1500 species of trees and shrubs registered in its database.

Source: Lusa