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Avenida da Republica, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
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All reviews cable car douro river lovely big trees small market green area quiet area porto city centre upper level metro stop dom luis bridge steep walk across the river park benches ribeira gaia viewpoint
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After being up at the Serra do Pilar Viewpoint and spotting the green gardens/park from there, we thought that we would check it out and relax there for a while. There are many attractions within the immediate vicinity including the aforementioned viewpoint, the cable cars,...More

Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a long walking day in Porto, my father and me crossed the bridge. We sat in this lovely park for some quick lunch break. It was Sunday afternoon, there were food trucks, music and cold beers. The view of porto was fabulous.. Brilliant.

1  Thank mazniv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very pleasant green area to sit and relax in the sun or under lovely big trees with a great view of the river over to the Dom Luiz I bridge. After a great walk in Cais de Gaia and crossing the narrow...More

1  Thank MagicN
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Simply one of the best spots in the area to lay in the grass and watch the sunset. Some shadows available, not many, a few food wagons and ice cream vendors saved the 30+ celsius evening

1  Thank Joao Paulo S
Reviewed 1 September 2018

This is an incredibly popular green area to sit and relax in the sun or under lovely big trees with a great view of the river over to the Old City riverfront. There is generally music being played which may or may not be to...More

Thank Jo L
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is a lovely garden with superb views across the river to Porto and towards the coast. It is easy to get to even if you have some mobility issues thanks to the cable car and the trams. There is a cafe and a number...More

Thank Russell S
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Good views over the river to Porto and of the nearby bridge, also down towards the port wine places on this side of the river. A number of food and drink vans provide a selection of choices. We were lucky to catch a free concert...More

Thank ReadySteadyG0
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Easily reached by metro, cable car or on foot. This garden is recently refurbished, but has a history dating back to 1927. On our visit the garden was filled with stalls selling this and that, music, dance performers and at the entrance several food trucks....More

Thank high_low73
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This garden is close to Luis I bridge and from there you can see breathtaking views over Douro river, Porto and Vila Nove de Gaia. The garden is very nice , clean and well kept, with several benches, where you can rest and at the...More

Thank Portolover_12
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Is a very beautiful place with a beautiful landscape to Rio Douro, maybe not so big and needs more care. But it’s still a nice place to visit in your trip to Porto

Thank Julie D
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