Jardins do Palácio de Cristal do Porto

This late 19th century garden, designed by the architect Emile David, has exotic plants, rose gardens, fountains, ponds, animals, statues, water mirrors, avenues, concert spaces, a children's space, belvederes and a chapel. Inside, it houses the Rosa Mota Pavilion, a sport and cultural events' venue, the Almeida Garrett Library, among other equipments. In this landscaped complex the Garden of Feelings deserves to be highlighted, as it offers an excellent panoramic over the river Douro.


Rua Dom Manuel II


  • Difficult external parking, Private parking
  • Gardens
  • Tables & benches, Pool, Wild animals, WC, Bar/snack-bar, Restaurant

    opening hours


  • monday: 08:00-21:00
  • tuesday: 08:00-21:00
  • wednesday: 08:00-21:00
  • thursday: 08:00-21:00
  • friday: 08:00-21:00
  • saturday: 08:00-21:00
  • sunday: 08:00-21:00
  • holiday: 08:00-21:00

  • Winter

  • monday: 08:00-19:00
  • tuesday: 08:00-19:00
  • wednesday: 08:00-19:00
  • thursday: 08:00-19:00
  • friday: 08:00-19:00
  • saturday: 08:00-19:00
  • sunday: 08:00-19:00
  • holiday: 08:00-19:00

Gardens near Jardins do Palácio de Cristal do Porto

Jardim da Quinta Tait

This space is, together with the Palácio de Cristal gardens and the Quinta da Macieirinha, the Palácio de Cristal Park. It has a grove area, a box formal garde…

Jardim do Largo da Maternidade Júlio Dinis

This is a small green space where some popular festivities take place.

Jardins da Quinta da Macieirinha

This are cut out gardens, with various plants, where the Museu Romântico (Romantic museum) and the Solar do Vinho do Porto (Porto wine manor) are integrated.

Miradouro da Torre

Placed at the Palácio de Cristal gardens, it is installed in a small granite tower, offering a dazzling view of the Douro sides.

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