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“Palácio de Cristal”
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Palacio de Cristal
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Romantic Porto
Matosinhos, Portugal
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111 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Palácio de Cristal”
Reviewed September 9, 2012

Nice garden where sometimes you can even find peacocks walking around. It was formerly called "Pavilhão Rosa Mota", as a tribute to Rosa Mota, a portuguese former marathon runner.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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“The view”
Reviewed July 27, 2012

Palacio de Cristal is definitely worth the visit, as it's got some very spots to enjoy the great views of the river and Gaia. The gardens are nice and were better maintained than we expected after reading the reviews online. We were able to relax in the shade on a very hot day but we didn't stay too long as there was nothing really special about the place apart from the view.

Visited July 2012
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Baak, Gelderland, Netherlands
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“the park was not great”
Reviewed June 13, 2012

It was an average park we expected more. It was badly kept and the palace was closed

Visited June 2012
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Boston
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95 reviews
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“beautiful garden and view”
Reviewed May 13, 2012

Walk the extra 5-10 min from the center of town to visit the garden. Beautiful place to wander, lots of roses, and views of the river.

Visited May 2012
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Hartford, Connecticut
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“Nice site”
Reviewed May 12, 2012

the grounds and gardens below are very nice, the palace itself was nondescript. The schoolchildren on a field-trip littered the areas they visited, their disrespect was deplorable.

Visited March 2012
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