Chapel in Crystal Palace Gardens - Porto

Chapel in Crystal Palace Gardens - Porto

This pretty little chapel sits within the grounds of the Crystal Palace Gardens (Jardins do Palácio de Cristal) in Porto. The chapel actually predates the park and was built in honour of the "King of Sardinia", Carlos Alberto.

After being defeated by the Austrian army at the Battle of Novara, Alberto went into exile in Porto. He later died here and his half sister had the chapel built in his memory.


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