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“Disappointing”
Review of Palacio de Cristal

Palacio de Cristal
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Ranked #41 of 279 things to do in Porto
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 18 July 2014

After a long walk to visit this building we were disappointed to see that it was closed and in need of repair,it is such a shame that the authorities have left this once iconic building to get into such a poor state. The grounds are worth a visit with great views over the Doura if you are in that area but don't go out of your way.

Thank 505HuwT
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

The gardens are beyond amazing and you can get some of the best views of Oporto from there. Perfectly romantic and full of hidden gems. The pavillion is usually closed and has nothing interesting to it, besides its cool architecture.

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Reviewed 3 July 2014

Beautiful garden to relax and meditate. There is a great view of the Douro River and Gaia. It has a family of peacocks calming strolling through the well designed garden.

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Reviewed 28 June 2014

Worth the visit for its gardens, especially if it is a warm day and you like sightseeing (you can get a great view of the river bank from there).
The building is in a dreadful state, you do not need to go near it.

Thank dejoca
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Reviewed 19 June 2014

In the gardens of the Palacio de Cristal you can either take a look at Oporto's river and it's surroundings from a privileged point of view; take a walk through it's garden paths while looking out for their most famous habitants, the peacocks; or even enjoy a picnic while engaging in both former activities. One of my favourite spots in town.

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