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Jardins do Palacio de Cristal

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Rua de D. Manuel II | corner to Rua Jorge di Viterba Fereira, Porto 4050-378, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is good place to spend time outside and enjoy of beautiful views of Porto . I recommend to visit this place summertime.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank flanderUK
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit the gardens on our last day in Porto. Entrance is free and it was a really lovely walk through the gardens, spotting peacocks amongst the flowerbeds. The view over the water is amazing too, especially from the turrets that you can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank zanah1
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

We were a little disappointed in the park since you have to go out of the way to get there. The views are great but the park itself looks a bit neglected. The peacocks were a nice touch. Ok if you have extra time but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank maapar
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We were looking for the botanical gardens and asked some road workers for directions, they sent us in the wrong direction , thinking maybe that we wanted to come here. Glad we did. A glass of white port and tonic under an underbrella. (expensive) Watched...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank figsbury
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

This is much more a park then a botanical gardens, it’s mice for a walk but the park itself is not beautiful, more relaxing. It is not big more a medium size with lots of terraces, steps and incline paths. The paths are not smooth...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank L_K1509
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Be prepared to walk! Great paths, uphill and stairs which you can avoid if you want to just walk a flat surface. Lots of wildlife to be seen especially birds. Splendid view of the Douro River from this beautiful garden. Beautiful rose garden with a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank celestronica
Reviewed July 30, 2018

We discovered this place already last year and we definitely had to return here! This is a very nice park, with lots of space and cool place to sit down and relax on a warm summerday. From the hill you have a magnificent view over...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AnnKeSt
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Absolutely loved to spend the afternoon at the park. Stunning views on the river and very well maintained gardens. The palace itself was closed for maintenance but it sure is the place to be to relax and to enjoy the beautiful scenery in and around...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Stijn M
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in close hotel so it was easy to find it. Parking is there as well. Beautiful day, beautiful views and nicely maintained gardens.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 809michaelab
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss this beautiful park relatively close to the town center. It is a pleasure to stroll around the circular path which encompasses many small and medium size gardens, each with it’s own unique character. The path provides a stunningly beautiful and expansive view of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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