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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
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
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.
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
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