Pavilhão Rosa Mota
In this his lush park there is a vaulted Sports Pavilion, a high-tech city library, and several tree-lined trails where you can enjoy fantastic views of the Douro River. The gardens feature several well-defined thematic areas. The areas of aromatic plants, medicinal plants , etc.
The Pavilhão dos Desportos was previously called Pavilhão Rosa Mota in honour of the illustrious athlete from Porto. Opened in 1956, it was built to replace the famous Palácio de Cristal (Crystal Palace) which was demolished in 1951
"Also known as Pálácio de Cristal. Beautiful gardens and great views of the river"
“ A very nice restaurant to eat fish and seafood with a decor inspired in Lusiadas ouvrage.”
“Built in 1842, this used to be the stock exchange in Porto, and is nowadays the headquarters of the city's Commercial Association. The Arab Room is the most amazing room in the palace.”
“Excellent restaurant in Matosinhos if you wish to eat sea food or grilled fish.”
“Managed by Pedro Limão, one of the most promising young people in the Porto food scene, you'll find a good menu in a nice cosy space. Located in one of the best centric squares!”