Speaking of the Crystal Palace is always an input port of the past and remember their origins, since its original construction was not, nor is related to the current utility.
Initially the building of the Palace was for the purpose of exhibition industry, agriculture and art.
The building, inaugurated on September 3, 1861 by King D. Pedro V, consisted of a great work of stone, iron and glass, budgeted at 505 euros. It measures about 150 meters in length by 72 meters wide and was divided into three naves.
Currently, preserving the heart of the city a place of great tourist attraction, the Sports Pavilion is a place for families portuenses ride, especially on Sundays. At the bottom of the park was built a playground and a prefab that aims to get kids and give them moments of joy and fun in constant contact with nature.More