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Paco Dos Duques de Braganca - Rua Conde D. Henrique, Guimaraes 4810-245, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice views, good prices (discounts for people over 65), interesting history of the castle inside the main building

Thank Murau180
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle has a great view, entry is cheap (1 € for students) and looks impressive from the out- and inside

Thank franzschubert2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was so important to the history of Portugal that you think it would be filled with information. But actually is very humble and simple.

Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Entrance fee is just 2 Euros. There are not much interesting sections of the castle to see, but at least from the wall are some parts of the town visible.

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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

It is a nice castel, with a old history and very warming. It is a pleasure to visit it. It is a must see.

Thank Dorina75
Reviewed August 7, 2018

A very nice castle. It´s quite restored and prepared for tourists, you won´t find the decay of an abandoned castle in the country. There are wooden platforms with bannisters all around the place, so exploring the whole site won´t be any problem, except a few...More

Thank southerntraveller49
Reviewed August 1, 2018

The castle looks very pretty from the outside - the view gives the impression of a strong imposing castle on a hill - which it was in its heyday. Unfortunately, much of the inside is lost - one can walk the walls and have a...More

Thank greenham01
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful castle, it a shame that is almost in ruins but the towers and was still remains is well preserved. Entrance is really cheap, like 2 euros and totally worth the visit. There videos inside explaining Portugal history.

Thank AleKeaira
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Principally a wall/ramparts which you can walk around and appreciate the situation of he building. In the middle there's a three storey tower which has been set up as a display area outlining the history of the Portuguese monarchy. Really great to visit on a...More

Thank hollowa2016
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Guimaraes is about an 1.25 hours by train from Porto. If you enjoy European history and castles it is worth a trip. Although restored, none of the interior furniture and art is original to the building but the curation provides a good overview of the...More

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