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Avenida da Republica, Vila Nova de Gaia 4430-148, Portugal
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All reviews cable car douro river metro stop lovely big trees small market green area quiet area dom luis bridge porto city centre upper level across the river park benches ribeira viewpoint gaia picnic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can see the metro, vehicles and people moving on the Dom Luis bridge, the cable car, the cruise boats on the Douro river and the city of Porto on the other bank.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank anandpunch
Reviewed 2 November 2018

This is a great place to look over the city, with a few seats and greenery, There are some bars very nearby and the metro plus the cable cars

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Londonsunlounger7
Reviewed 9 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 25 September 2018 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank mazniv
Reviewed 17 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MagicN
Reviewed 12 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jo L
Reviewed 23 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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Russell S
Reviewed 17 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ReadySteadyG0
Reviewed 9 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

Date of experience: May 2018
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