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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. Using our custom trip planner, Guimaraes attractions like Centro Historico de Guimaraes can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A lovely place to wander about, especially after a visit to the Ducal Palace. Narrow winding streets, fascinating shops and some excellent places to eat and drink (much cheaper further away from the.....  more
    A lovely place to wander about, especially after a visit to the Ducal Palace. Narrow winding streets, fascinating shops and some excellent places to eat and drink (much cheaper further away from the.....  more »
  • We picked up some information about this city and region on a quick stop here. It was a useful choice and we were out seeing the sites. 
    We picked up some information about this city and region on a quick stop here. It was a useful choice and we were out seeing the sites.  more »

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