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Palacio de Cristal: Tours & Tickets

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Rua Dom Manuel II, Porto 4050-345, Portugal
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All reviews crystal palace nice park the river book fair surrounding gardens full bloom different levels couple of hours walk around taking pictures dome palacio ducks mota douro trees picnic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another gem in Porto not to miss. Very nice park with beautiful view on the river Douro. It was lovely even in November.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank rokahegy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Close to historical Porto, a great place to find a romantic atmosphere, a great view on the Douro, a rose garden and many secretive places v

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Herve B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite the dome being closed, the surrounding gardens and terraces are well worth a visit. There are roaming peacocks and views along the river and over the city. Visit the gallery and library too , the restaurant is very reasonably priced

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed October 13, 2019

This park is a beautiful and peaceful place to go if you want to get away from the crowds of Porto. The sound of animals and fountains surrounded by lots of trees is what I needed for a couple of hours to recharge.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank KYtraveler79
Reviewed October 12, 2019

We had the privilege of taking a quiet stroll through the tall trees, along water ponds, gaze at ducks and peacock families, then some great views over the Duoro River. It’s a very nice park - the only thing out of place was the huge...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank weezie95
Reviewed October 10, 2019

Sadly the palace was closed but the gardens sorrounding it were open and are a a beautifull place for taking pictures. I specially like the view you get, one can see most of the city and the riviera, it's breathtaking.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Liroco97
Reviewed September 30, 2019 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit for the lovely views of the Douro towards both the city and the coast. Very nice gardens. Pavillion Rosa Mota appears to be under some major renovation. Park has the added plus of bearing the name of the worlds best football...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank NickofSurrey
Reviewed September 22, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful park with breathtaking views over the river. On Sunday it has a book fair in the main avenue. There is a lake and teared gardens with lovely statues and fountains. It has peacocks ducks geese and bizarrely cocks that live in the grounds. Lovely...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank retroholic28
Reviewed September 14, 2019

A lovely area of gardens with beautiful views over the river - especially in glorious sunshine (when we were there). There was also book fair there when we went - very interesting.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank saffpost
Reviewed September 11, 2019

It's a nice place with a wonderful view over the Douro River but unfortunately were the Palace Cristal under renovating.

Date of experience: September 2019
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June 30, 2019|
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Response from j0s3c0574 | Reviewed this property |
It is always open
May 23, 2019|
Response from ClareMcK | Reviewed this property |
Hi there Not sure when the refurb will be completed. But the gardens are worth a visit. Take a picnic and enjoy the views. Regards, C.
May 5, 2018|
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Response from Kirk K | Reviewed this property |
I saw wedding photography going on, but not sure about the actual ceremony. It looks like the place does cater, but my guess is you would have to contact local government for details/permission.