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Parque do Castelo e Paco dos Duques de Braganca

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19 Jul 2017
“A Wonderful Way to Meet Portugal”
13 May 2016
“Nice Combination of Castelo + Chateau”
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

In the mid-900s A.D., this castle was constructed. A National Monument since 1910, this castle did see conflicts associated with the growth of a unified and independent Portugal. The displays in its museum are very good and you can get an accurate and complete outline...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank walnutridgechef
Reviewed May 13, 2016

The "chateau" (Paco dos Duques de Braganca) costs money, but is well done as a manoir/chateau of some illegitimate son of royalty (who obviously had some money!). It is interesting to see, with the furniture, and to imagine what life must have been like in...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank John H
Reviewed May 7, 2016

I had limited time so the Paco Dos Duques has a charge. However the Castelo (castle) is free. I mentioned this to a family with 3 kids as I saw them looking at pricing for palace and so they decided to just take the kids...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Danette P
Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

It's a well preserved park evolving the castle and the palace, and there's no cost, so if you're going to visit the castle or the palace stroll along the park for some time.

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Reviewed October 19, 2014

What attracts me very much when I go to Europe are the old historical buildings. It amazes me how they would have done things in those days. The way they are built, how long it has been built and how long it's been standing in...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Florencia K
Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Seeing ruins always makes me imagine how it must have been trying to live back then. I could picture being barricaded inside hoping the doors wouldn't be broken down , sharing the space with animals and frightened people. You can see why they left mounds...More

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Reviewed May 20, 2014

Guimarães is the place Portugal were Portugal was born, so for us is especialy. But if you came here you will understand why. You will love the well taken care rooms, the ambience, the history that you feel here. Enjoy it.

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank MEAFaro
Reviewed February 9, 2014

Paco dos Duques de Braganca is one of the most beautiful castles of the Portuguese Royal family and the only in this Northern Europe architectonic style in Portugal. Enjoying great views to the city and the surroundings it is very well restored and housing a...More

Date of experience: December 2013
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