Casa da Guitarra, Porto

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A haven for guitar-lovers, Casa da Guitarra offers a selection of traditional hand-crafted string instruments made in Portugal. Notice the meticulous craftsmanship, which makes each instrument look like a work of art. Find out what a luthier is, learn about the Portuguese guitar, and try to catch one of the promotional Fado concerts that held at Casa every week. If you wish to test some of the instruments, the patient and friendly staff will assist you. Casa da Guitarra is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Porto Edition.
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  • A representation of an hour, including small glass of port. Good guitarists and good singer. CDs and other materials to buy, also in its shopping to across the street. Action focused on music, no ' all-in ' program or so.
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  • As guitarist, I had the opportunity to test those magnificent guitars, both classic and Portuguese. A beauty to also give free concerts Friday 6 p.m. where you can one delight with fado and other musics. It is a must-see...!
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  • Fado performances are not that easily found in Porto compared to Lisbon. I stumbled upon this place randomly and loved it - the fado performance was wonderful! The hall was just the right size -not bi...  more »
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  • A good show. I wished I knew Portuguese to have better understanding of the performance. It would have been excellent if the organizers could make a cheap copy of the lyrics for a non_portuguese speaker.
  • Great FADO concert in a very cozy setup. It was great experience , the performers were very talented, professional musicians
  • Great instruments, very friendly staff!
  • Nice shop. I bought a Rajao here while visiting this beatiful city. Shipping to Italy very cheap. Nice instrument, still kickin' ass!!!
  • We fell in love with this shop in Porto. We were treated very nicely and had expert help in buying a beautiful Mandolin. Now that we are back in the states we are looking for a Mandolin teacher so we can learn to play this great instrument. It really is a great place to visit and learn about these locally made instruments.

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