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Citadel of Braganca

| Cidadela, Braganca 5300, Portugal
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Full of History

During the summer festivals, the medieval Fair is surely worth visiting. The jousts and the... read more

Reviewed January 24, 2018
Lukadia
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London, United Kingdom
Wonderfully conserved

Very well conserved, with a beautiful castle, nice bars and a wonderful atmosphere. It's worth the... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2016
Gosto_de_comentar
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good60%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Jan 23, 2018
“Full of History”
Nov 11, 2016
“Wonderfully conserved”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Cidadela, Braganca 5300, Portugal
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

During the summer festivals, the medieval Fair is surely worth visiting. The jousts and the medieval tournments and stalls contribute help you relive ancient history and long gone rivalries between Portugal and Leon. Very theatrical and fun to watch and even participate.

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Reviewed November 11, 2016

Very well conserved, with a beautiful castle, nice bars and a wonderful atmosphere. It's worth the uphill walk.

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Reviewed September 24, 2016

My wife and I walked to the citadel from the far side of the valley, so were fairly weary when we got there! It was worth the walk, as it's an attractive little walled village area within the more modern town. We did not have...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2016

The highlight is the walk around the walls. The views of the countryside and the town are great. There were also fine views of the interior of the citadel with the tiny lanes of old houses and the cobbled streets, as well as great views...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2016

The citadel is enclosed with Braganca's original city walls, and includes the castle. The area is quite small and the city grew beyond its walls centuries ago. What remains is in very good condition. Aside from the castle itself and the walls, there are a...More

Thank JElliot32
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Reviewed June 24, 2016

The citadel is the main attraction in the old town. When its orientation is explained you get a new appreciation of the troubled history Portugal has with Spain.

Thank joerussin
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Reviewed June 15, 2016

This citadel is still in very good condition. The gates on either side give access to not only a very well preserved fortress but also a small secluded village with small side streets and a very good and complete city wall which you can climb...More

Thank Leon Z
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