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7/21/2022
Lucy Grahams
21
Jul
2022
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The story of the monks and the privateers got me laughing. I don't want to believe it though.
7/19/2022
Jephitha Jotham
19
Jul
2022
5
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Funchal is a beautiful place and the history is so rich. Thank you!
5/28/2022
David Baker
28
May
2022
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A very excellent experience
9/28/2021
Daniel Wasilewsky
28
Sep
2021
5
5
Exceptional! Could add audio recordings so I could listen when I arrived at each stop
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Ivens 12","media":[{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2F2018-09-11-11-21-48.jpg?alt=media&token=373696b0-2d6b-402d-bc1c-3b624070f121","version":1,"type":"img","metadata":{"height":1333,"width":1000}},{"type":"text","content":"This is the Municipal Garden. Between the 1480's and the 1840's there was a Franciscan Monastry in this location.\nIn 1566, Funchal was ransacked by French Protestant Privateers.\nThe Franciscans Monks decided to face the invaders. The Monks ran towards the privateers, holding their crosses, wishing the sight of the cross would scare the Privateers away. Unfortunately, the monks were killed by the invaders.\n\nThe Privateers knew that the Franciscans had a great wine cellar. They drank all the wine they could, stole as many barrels as they managed to put on the ships and pour down the rest of it on the drains.\n\nThis Monastery was extinct in the 1840's, on a time that religious orders were abolished in Portugal. \n\nThe Municipal Garden was build in yhe 1880's and now-a-days you can find plants from all over the world. 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The barrels are put to age in the attics at temperatures of 40ª C for at least 3 years.\nThe Madeira Wine is recognised internationally.\nIt's mentioned in Shakespeare's Playwrights King Henry the IV and Richard the III; it was the Wine George Washington used to celebration the Declaration of Independence and that Thomas Jefferson referred as \"the wine of every civilized man\"!\nIn 1815, when Napoleon was exiled to Santa Helena Island, his ship stopped over to get supplies and Henry Veitch, English Consul back then, offered him a Madeira Wine barrel. Napoleon accepted, however never drank the wine, as he believed it was poisoned.\nAfter Napoleon's death, this wine was brought back to Madeira, bottled and one of this bottles was offer to Winston Churchill upon his visit to Madeira in the 1950's.","type":"text"},{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_3_6.mp4?alt=media&token=1c60aa88-009f-4749-8738-6a5849ee35a0","type":"audio"},{"version":1,"metadata":{"width":1000,"height":1333},"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_3_2.png?alt=media&token=d5be21c4-3e87-4a0e-953c-e0694c70061a"},{"metadata":{"width":1000,"height":750},"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_3_3.png?alt=media&token=68211e10-ecfa-490a-98d7-56bb0a5fc011","version":1,"type":"img"},{"type":"img","version":1,"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_3_4.png?alt=media&token=78127efb-8d67-414d-a210-256d7a6b2f90","metadata":{"height":750,"width":1000}}],"location":{"longitude":-16.910659027172144,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":32.6479045028642,"longitudeDelta":0.137992461778529},"address":"Blandy's Wine Lodge"},{"media":[{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_4_2.png?alt=media&token=3e8dc219-6689-401e-b3ec-7cf9e446bd17","metadata":{"width":1000,"height":750},"version":1},{"type":"audio","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_4_5.mp4?alt=media&token=6893cf8b-ecc6-451a-be2c-452c79651579"},{"type":"text","content":"Statue of João Gonçalves Zarco, one of Madeira's discoverers and first Governor.\nIt is said that Zarco was wounded in the battle of Ceuta and became one-eyed. According to medieval medicine, fennel infusion was good to clean eye sockets. \nIt was probably Zarco that ordered to plant fennel, the plant that gave the name to our city (Fennel is called Funcho in Portuguese).\n\nThis statue was executed by Francisco Franco, a madeiran artisttgat studied in Paris, considered the best Portuguese sculpture of his time."},{"version":1,"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_4_1.png?alt=media&token=2745f40f-5db4-48f8-b2a6-3b9191919086","metadata":{"width":1000,"height":750},"type":"img"},{"version":1,"type":"img","metadata":{"width":1000,"height":750},"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_4_4.png?alt=media&token=93acf015-42ef-47cc-820a-01be2c342fc4"}],"address":"Estátua João Gonçalves Zarco","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.137992461778529,"latitude":32.64787536612034,"longitude":-16.90970416101616,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421}},{"location":{"longitude":-16.908001232956412,"longitudeDelta":0.137992461778529,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":32.64821622899991},"media":[{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2FIMG_6136.JPG?alt=media&token=cdbed9bd-ae39-4370-9cd8-e9b8687d571f","type":"img","metadata":{"width":1000,"height":1333},"version":1},{"content":"Funchal's Cathedral.\nBuilt between 1490 and 1517 as \"the big church of Funchal\" and later blessed to become a Cathedral.\nBetween 1533 and 1551, it was the largest diocese in the World, having as suffragans the dioceses of the Portuguese Colonial Empire in the Azores, Brazil, Africa and India.\nKing Manuel I of Portugal offered 22 pieces of Silver, painted in gold to Funchal's Cathedral.\nDuring the Privateer Invasion in 1566, the priest hid some of these pieces in a recently opened tomb and the putrid smell discouraged the Invaders to stay for too long in the Cathedral.\n\nThe statue of Pope John Paul II in front of the Cathedral celebrates his visit to Madeira on May 1991. He was the only Pope that ever visited Madeira.\n","type":"text"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_5_2.png?alt=media&token=713e39ab-f73f-4c0b-a6a1-9848bfefdb62","metadata":{"height":1368,"width":1000},"version":1},{"metadata":{"height":902,"width":1000},"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_5_3.png?alt=media&token=05018890-1c32-4434-8f4a-e6e6991e04e4","version":1,"type":"img"},{"version":1,"type":"img","metadata":{"height":1048,"width":1000},"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_5_4.png?alt=media&token=2c2ad405-b33b-430e-8f53-02838167defc"},{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_5_6.mp4?alt=media&token=badb5e38-c438-456f-b0eb-d8f491dc1f46","type":"audio"}],"address":"Pope John Paul II Statue"},{"media":[{"version":1,"type":"img","metadata":{"width":1000,"height":750},"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_6_2.png?alt=media&token=267964fa-cf01-4719-a25e-c2abb1c7cce8"},{"type":"text","content":"Biscuit factory opened in 1893.\nThey produce traditional sweets from Madeira and the Bolo de Mel (Honey Cake, done with sugar cane syrup), the traditional cake of Madeiran Christmas. \nBest place to buy your edible souvenirs."},{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_6_5.mp4?alt=media&token=ec081938-a9e4-49f3-a3b3-9d72e52e0285","type":"audio"},{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_6_3.png?alt=media&token=47c3f17a-9e84-4930-83db-ebdc36541e0d","version":1,"type":"img","metadata":{"height":750,"width":1000}},{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_6_4.png?alt=media&token=a975e8bf-2cd1-4a6d-b357-67b13c7602bd","type":"img","version":1,"metadata":{"height":750,"width":1000}}],"address":"Tv. do Forno 31","location":{"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"longitudeDelta":0.137992461778529,"longitude":-16.907445412311283,"latitude":32.64962572272889}},{"media":[{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2FIMG_6121.JPG?alt=media&token=ff94e84c-b7e9-414b-bfe5-ef89619aaee3","version":1,"metadata":{"height":811,"width":1000},"type":"img"},{"type":"text","content":"Municipal Square.\nCity Hall on the Back.\nThe building on the left side is the old Jesuit College, that was used to prepare missionaries to go to other continents to found other colleges or churches.\nThe Jesuits were expelled from Portugal in 1758, as the were a very powerful and wealthy religious orders. Around this time, the Jesuits were also accused of participating on a plot to kill the Portuguese King Jose I and therefore this order was abolished in Portugal.\n\nNow-a-days, the building is part of the University of Madeira.\nThe \"College Church\", as is known locally, is considered the richest on the whole island and it's the only church in Funchal where we can go up to the terrace."},{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_7_5.mp4?alt=media&token=a8316c74-8f9c-495a-a4ae-166cbbfe3fd1","type":"audio"},{"version":1,"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_7_2.png?alt=media&token=41f09fff-13f7-4c34-9c84-838b3b9c6e09","type":"img","metadata":{"height":750,"width":1000}},{"metadata":{"width":900,"height":1176},"type":"img","version":1,"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_7_3.png?alt=media&token=a48483ee-29a2-4e73-ba6f-4e200cc8ab71"}],"address":"Praca do Município 17","location":{"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":32.649886912505046,"longitudeDelta":0.137992461778529,"longitude":-16.90890856262301}},{"address":"Pereira D'Oliveira","media":[{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2F2021-08-20-13-41-30.jpg?alt=media&token=985a2e88-8bc4-475c-a224-51995acdd623","version":1,"metadata":{"width":1000,"height":1333},"type":"img"},{"content":"This is a Wine Lodge owned by a Madeiran family.\nThey offer free Madeira Wine tastings in D'Oliveiras.","type":"text"},{"metadata":{"height":750,"width":1000},"version":1,"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_8_2.png?alt=media&token=892aa7b8-a8c7-4a52-8e01-2aeaedb62052","type":"img"},{"metadata":{"height":750,"width":1000},"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_8_3.png?alt=media&token=bc5be5ec-0142-4522-8462-65db842e73d1","version":1}],"location":{"longitude":-16.909595632482798,"longitudeDelta":0.137992461778529,"latitude":32.65049259297207,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421}},{"media":[{"version":1,"type":"img","metadata":{"width":1000,"height":1333},"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2FIMG_6431.JPG?alt=media&token=3c6899c9-0e1f-4c79-a7fe-a100e7a74334"},{"type":"text","content":"Livraria Esperança is the oldest book store in Madeira.\nIt opened in 1996 and it was the very first place to exclusively sell books in Madeira.\nIt is still one of the largest in the world of its style.\nIt has about 107000 books displayed by the cover.\n\nThe building where this bookstore is located is a Palace from the 16th century. In the second floor, you can see a ceiling with a golden outline that was the ballroom of the Palace. "},{"metadata":{"height":825,"width":1000},"version":1,"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_9_2.png?alt=media&token=21fa9d9c-4344-48a1-ad33-0642a089484a","type":"img"},{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2Fstop_9_3.png?alt=media&token=e9579c91-cd0e-43dc-be90-4686e4a76812","version":1,"metadata":{"height":750,"width":1000},"type":"img"}],"address":"Rua Dos Ferreiros 156","location":{"longitude":-16.909769696618504,"latitude":32.650798600096834,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"longitudeDelta":0.137992461778529}},{"address":"R. São João de Deus 1","location":{"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":32.65089284523271,"longitudeDelta":0.137992461778529,"longitude":-16.914422839933362},"media":[{"content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2FslwTI5aCbHlahIzdRuNr%2F2020-08-08-17-17-37.jpg?alt=media&token=7c88d708-48fa-4a64-9013-cb8ffbb35420","type":"img","version":1,"metadata":{"height":1600,"width":900}},{"content":"Quinta das Cruzes was the last residence of João Gonçalves Zarco, Madeira's discoverer.\nNow-a-days, it is a decorative art museum and the Garden is an Arqueological Park.\nInside the Museum, you can see furniture, silverware and jewellery.\n\nQuinta das Cruzes is opened from Tuesday to Saturday from 10 am to 5.30 pm.\n\nYou can visit the garden for free. 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Lucy Grahams
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The story of the monks and the privateers got me laughing. I don't want to believe it though.
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Jephitha Jotham
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Funchal is a beautiful place and the history is so rich. Thank you!
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