Rua de Santa Maria, Guimaraes

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  • The Santa Maria Street is a pedestrian path on the way to saint Jacques de Compostelle: you will find a metal shell inserted in the pavement at the top of this street (direction of the Castle). The street is lined with facades baroque, shops, restaurants and bars. You will also see a House arch spanning the street.
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  • The Rua de Santa Maria is one of the oldest streets of Guimaraes and linked the castle to the Monastery founded by the Countess Mumadona at the bottom. Now has retained its old character with pavement and buildings that are lined up along it including the famous home of the arch and the convent of Santa Clara. Quite impressive.
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  • Reminiscent of Venice's "Bridge of Sighs", the Casa do Arco was a surprising find along Rua de Santa Maria, within the historic district of Guimaraes. This lovely narrow cobblestone street links the L...  more »
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  • One of the first built in arteries. Was intended to connect the Castle, in the high part of the village, with the low zone including the convent founded by Mumadona.
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  • The most emblematic Street of Guimarães which links the castle to the medieval village. Mandatory passage in Guimarães
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  • Very pretty, Medieval Street in the city centre.
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  • Beautiful scenery, unique, can only be seen in Guimarães
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  • Street that you must walk turning unhurried by Guimaraes.
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