A beautiful landscaped garden created 150 years ago by the Marquess of Loring, La Concepción is home to 5000 different ... More
A beautiful landscaped garden created 150 years ago by the Marquess of Loring, La Concepción is home to 5000 different plants, labelled with their scientific Latin names. It was declared a heritage site in 1943 and is now owned and managed by the local authority under the auspices of the City of Málaga Municipal Botanical Society. It opened to the public in June 1994 and is a special place that's well worth visiting.
La Concepcion is not your average botancial garden. It is too free, and too wild to qualify.
But that's what makes it so enchanting. When the plants and trees are are meticuously in order, they are beautiful. When they are somewhat disordered and overgrown, even then they are still attractive.
I remember wandering through the beautiful bamboo groves, and the large ficus trees. I remember also the strident palms, and at ground level the radiant orange lilies.
The best thing about the visit , was the freedom to walk at my own pace, as I explore this unsual garden.
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