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Porto’s Jardins do Palacio de Cristal: fairytale views and better conversations

13 reviews

21,00 per group (1-5 people)

Play anytime within the next 3 months

Do you wonder where fairytales take their inspiration from? On this discovery walk, you’ll explore one of the most magical places in Porto – the Gardens of the Crystal Palace. Yes, it is as amazing as it sounds! As you solve location-based riddles created by our co-founders, Wendy and Kristina, you’ll unlock directions for breathtaking views, hidden passages, intriguing statues and gorgeous art. To make this walk even more memorable, we’ll share curious conversation starters. We’ll invite you to share with each other where you want to travel next, or if you have to relive one day of your life forever – which day do you choose. You’ll get to know these stunning gardens – and each other – so much better.
This playful walk across Porto’s Jardins do Palácio de Cristal sharpens your senses and encourages you to appreciate the most wonderful – and often hidden – details around you. Whether you know Porto or just start exploring here, this experience gives you a perspective on discovery that will inspire your curiosity wherever you go next. This trail is also available in Portuguese.

We know you’ll love our experiences, but if this is your first, rest assured - you can solve up to three riddles and still get a full refund, or in case of the Wonder Walks - all subscription plans come with one week free trial. See our T&Cs here.

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13 riddles.
1 – 2 hours.

Start at the main entrance of Jardins do Palácio de Cristal.
End at Cais das Pedras.

Local wonders you’ll discover on this walk include:
The most charming and mysterious areas of the Gardens of the Crystal Palace.
Truly magnificent views – have your camera ready!
The beautiful Saint Jerónimo Fountain.
The striking mansion of the Romantic Museum of Quinta da Macieirinha.
Cute restaurants with river views along Cais das Pedras.

Play 7 days a week, between 09.00 and 17.00.


You’ll receive an email with a link to your game. By tapping the play button your game magically opens in your phone’s browser. No downloads. Super easy.

If it rains, take a break and wait for some sunshine, you can continue where you left off, or share the email with your teammates in case you run out of battery.

We recommend playing in a team of 1-5 people.

We know you’ll love our discovery games, but if this is your first, rest assured, you can play up to 3 riddles and still get a full refund.

Check our frequently asked questions or read our terms & conditions.

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13 reviews for Porto’s Jardins do Palacio de Cristal: fairytale views and better conversations

  1. Serious!

    It was fun!! (But we got stuck on riddle 12!)

  2. We are lost

    Enjoyable but you need to be fit

  3. Team Zub

    It was great!

  4. Feestbeesten

    Nice walk

  5. The youngsters

    A nice way to experience the park and a part of the city.

  6. EelkeIsTryingItOut

    no comment
  7. Drinky winky

    nice walk

  8. BluePeacocks

    So fun! Amazing views from the garden and by the water.

  9. Os rebeldes

    no comment
  10. Os Novatos

    We loved to see the statues in details! The garden is so beautiful!… Sadly there is no history about the places we passed…per example, we are still curious about the grave?

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Go to the game’s starting location indicated in the email (play anytime up to 6 months from the purchase). Tap the Play button and the game will magically open in your phone's browser!

3. Find secrets

With each riddle solved, new cryptic directions will take you from one hidden gem to the next. You’ll unlock local stories and recommendations on your way too!

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