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Largo da Oliveira Square, Guimaraes

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Largo da Oliveira Square is located in Guimaraes. Add Largo da Oliveira Square to your Guimaraes travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Guimaraes itinerary planner.
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  • This is a lovely plaza to relax and take in the spirits of this historic Portuguese town. It's great to wander the twisty-turny streets and pop into an old church here and there.  more »
  • Great spot, in the old town section; lot's of restaurants with outside tables; and big cathedral. Hotel Da Oliveira is right on this square.  more »
  • It is a central location, framed by historical buildings, blinding white in the sun from the marble mosaic floor.  more »

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Where to stay in Guimaraes

As one of Portugal's biggest tourist cities and home to a wealth of historical buildings and other sites, Guimaraes boasts a wide array of options for accommodations ranging from extensive boutique hotels to basic youth hostels. To place yourself right in the midst of the action, check into a hotel or guesthouse in the town's medieval center, which reflects a multitude of different architectural styles that have earned it a place on the World Heritage List. Note, however, that with this popularity comes a higher pricetag. To keep costs down, try staying in the residential areas south of the center, which still provide quick access by foot or public transportation to the main sights.
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