Jardim do Palácio de Cristal
Sitting atop bluffs just west of Porto’s old centre, this leafy park is home to a domed sports pavilion, the hi-tech Biblioteca...
Museu do Carro Eléctrico
Housed in an antiquated switching-house, the museum displays dozens of beautifully restored old trams. Ticket price includes free...
Museu do Vinho do Porto
Down by the river in a remodelled warehouse, this modest museum explores the impact of the famous tipple on the region’s history in a...
Solar do Vinho do Porto
In a 19th-century solar (manor house) near the Palácio de Cristal, this upmarket place has a manicured garden offering picturesque...
Restaurante O Verde Vegetariano
This uncluttered little self-service restaurant has a varied selection of vegetarian dishes and an elegant, minimalist dining area that...
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Museu Romântico information
Nestled on the south slopes of Jardim do Palácio de Cristal, beneath cathedral oaks and sycamores, is the small but stately home where the exiled king of Sardinia spent his final days holed up in 1843. The upstairs has been turned into a modest museum featuring the king’s belongings and dainty period furnishings. Downstairs is the wonderful Solar do Vinho do Porto .