Jardín Botánico Viera y Clavijo, also known as Jardín Canario, is the largest botanical garden of Spain. It is not far away from Las Palmas. The area has a surface of just ten hectares. Jardín Canario has 500 different Canary plant types to admire, from cacti to agaves.
The park was designed by the Swedish-Spanish botanist Erik Stevenson in the 1950s. The garden is an important place for scientific research.