Near Bairro Alto, the Jardim do Príncipe Real, with romantic layout has in its ancient trees, outdoor cafés, kiosks and Saturday’s famers market some of its attractions. Next door, at the Lisbon University’s Jardim Botânico (Botanic Garden) there are 1500 plant species from all over the world: Asia, Australia, America and Europe, as the Imperial Palms. The Jardim Botânico is part of the National Museum of Natural History, which houses geological, botanical, zoological and anthropological collections and promotes curiosity and knowledge through exhibitions and conferences. Up the Rua das Amoreiras, the Museum Arpad Szènes-Vieira da Silva is one of the romantic Jardim das Amoreiras attractions. Housed in the former Fábrica das Sedas building, it brings together a large sample of paintings by Maria Helena Vieira da Silva and her husband, the Hungarian Arpad Szènes, figures of modern painting.