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Rising like a green miracle from the Atlantic off the Moroccan coast, some one thousand kilometres south west of Lisbon, Madeira has been a holiday destination since the end of the 19th centuryThe capital, Funchal, is an enchanting town set on a glittering bay against a background of soaring green mountains. Its historic core overlooks the harbour and features some fine government buildings and stately 18th century mansions.the pearl of the atlantic also is known for its flowers and huge gardens

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  • Updated Mar 24, 2004
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