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Paco Dos Duques de Braganca - Rua Conde D. Henrique, Guimaraes 4810-245, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went to the castle in early evening and the castle itself was closed. However you can spend a long time going round the magnificient surroundings to enjoy the views.

Thank Rafid A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the places which you must see in Guimaraes. Medieval castle, nice surrounding, small chapel near the castle and and very close to the city center.

Thank MirrrrM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wouldn’t recommend entering as there’s nothing to see in particular. Walking inside with young kids or elders is to be taken with caution as the floor is irregular

Thank flor24e
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a city with fantastic medieval characteristics. The well-preserved historic center and the welcoming population. All very beautiful. It's worth visiting.

Thank camilleb0nnet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth seeing, there was a celebration the week we were there. So the castle was decorated with flags and such. But a must see for historic value.

Thank Kerrie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is NOT a must see destination; however it does have historical significance if you happen to be in the area. I think there are more exciting castles that have been restored in Portugal than this one.

Thank chicago90Phoenix
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Fun to visit but not much to see, worth it if you have the combination ticket for the paço which is just 100 meters away.

Thank Marald75
Reviewed 4 June 2018

My Tour Director said Guimaraes was the best place for textiles, and I found the most beautiful shop with gorgeous, reasonably priced textiles, and fantastic customer service. Chafarica isn't even mentioned in the Trip Advisor Shopping section, and that's a ridiculous oversight. This store is...More

Thank MA9065
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Not a lot inside but interesting to read the history in the exhibition. We bought combination tickets to also visit the Dukes Palace which has more to see

Thank Both-like-travelling
Reviewed 24 May 2018

I really mean by that Guimarães itself although the castle is a must see. Guimarães is the the birthplace of Portugal and is a must experience for those remotely interested in history.

Thank Stan S
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