Crystal Palace Super Bock Arena - Porto

Crystal Palace Super Bock Arena - Porto

Porto's Super Bock Arena, or Pavilhão Rosa Mota to give it its more official name. It originally opened in 1954 and was named the Pavilhão dos Desportos (Sports Pavillion) but renamed in honour of the Olympic Marathon champion.

The site sits within the Crystal Palace gardens and is used for sporting and cultural events, as well as a congress centre.


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