Centro Historico de Guimaraes, Guimaraes

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Witness the evolution of a city from medieval to contemporary at Centro Historico de Guimaraes, a locality regarded as the birthplace of the Portuguese nation. See architectural styles that can be observed in Portuguese colonies in Africa and Latin America even today. Dating back to 950 CE, the town's earliest features included rugged stone houses and a defense castle. Over the centuries, the area formed a settlement for nobles, adding civic facilities and city squares to its neighborhoods. Tour this historical town to see lavish monuments, experience rich cultural heritage, and browse exhibits of art, history, and archeology. By using our Guimaraes vacation planner , you can arrange your visit to Centro Historico de Guimaraes and other attractions in Guimaraes.
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  • Guimarães is a beautiful city which is worth visiting. The historic centre is precious and beautiful to walk
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  • Beautiful and historic city. Flower beds were with many flowers, leaving all cheerful. Is loaded in the history of Portugal, being one of the oldest cities.
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  • The historic centre of Guimarães is one of the most beautiful and important of the country. It's very well esteemed and walk in this city with a happy face. Who knows Guimarães back often to remember its historic streets.
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  • I loved this city. Expected much less, got multiple times more. Nice, relaxed, historical, with authentic atmosphere, many locals actually living in the city centre. Definitely worth a visit!
  • Very nice old town. Very nice syreets
  • Very pretty with a nice castel
  • Beautiful place to have a drink or meal
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