Attractions on Lanzarote - Cactus
garden - Photos
An old querry near Mala sets the location for one on
César Manriques last works, the Cactus Garden.
The entrance is marked by the garden´s emblem,
a 8 meter tall metal cactus. The collection of cacti
is enormous ! 1.420 different species and appr. 9.700
plants from all over the world can be found here. The
garden is formed from terracces like a huge amphie theatre,
all paths and steps made of volcanic rock. Set on a
hill an old windmill used formerly to produce Gofio,
a traditional nurishment consisting of toasted corn
and other cereals, milled together. The Cactus Garden
is opened daily from 10.00 - 18.00hrs, the cafeteria
closes at 17.00hrs.