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Guimaraes Castle: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lack of informations, badly design exhibition, degraded with elements missing, bad lightning... it has the minimum of information and signage elements. Less than this would be an abandoned building. Staff with no sympathy at all. They charge you a ticket to let you in and...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank goncalofalcao
Reviewed 1 week ago

Portugal was born in Guimarães, this is the first defense of the village. Have to meet and know the histories.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ajcampos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful old castle with very tasteful wooden staircases that compliment the natural, mossy walls. There would be great views 9n a clear day too. Highlight of the trip so far.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Guimaraes Castle is next to the Dukes of Braganza Palace in the Historic centre of Guimaraes in Portugal. For 8 Euros you can buy an entry ticket for these two places and a third Alberto Samperio Religious Art Museum - it is a value...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank danks44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most important historical site in Portugal. The symbol of a nation. It's true that parts of the interior are in ruins very much due to the neglect during the 70s, 80s and 90s. However, this is where it all happened.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really appreciated the Birthplace of Portugal...castle from 1049. Amazing that so much is intact; the surrounding town is also worth wandering

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The castle is on hill above the city. It is a simple but powerful fortification. We enjoyed the tour and the info we got in the central tower.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Anfrist
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There wasn’t much left of the castle but it was nice to walk around and take pictures from! Take the time to visit!

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed October 11, 2019

One of the most famous sights of Guimaraes. To go inside requires a ticket which is not expensive, but there is also nothing inside to be seen. From outside it has a great view.

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank lefttalent
Reviewed October 10, 2019 via mobile

Worth a visit especially for the history exhibit in the castle. Wish we had time to visit the palace on the grounds also. Heard it is beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2019
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