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Foi uma da primeiras ruas abertas em Guimarães, pois destinava-se a ser um elo de ligação entre o convento fundado por Mumadona, rodeado pela parte baixa da vila, e o Castelo situado na parte alta da vila. É já referenciada por este nome em...more
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Reviewed October 24, 2016

This is a very beautiful and architecturally stunning old street. It can get a little crowed in the middle of the day in peak season As you walk from the Castle of Guimaraes / Palace "Paco Duques de Braganca" to the historic center of the...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

A lovely and petit street full of meaning and nice architecture. I definitely recommend it to take a look

Thank TitoT416
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Nice little shops and barber shops. Real old-fashioned atmosphere, everything is clean and tidy. The whole city is very unique, but thios is the most beautiful street.

Thank ZsuzsaNagy
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Quaint little street with this beautiful window and balcony. It’s a lovely walk down this street to get onto Tiago square.

Thank brian181112
Reviewed December 28, 2017

Reminiscent of Venice's "Bridge of Sighs", the Casa do Arco was a surprising find along Rua de Santa Maria, within the historic district of Guimaraes. This lovely narrow cobblestone street links the Largo da Oliveira Square to the 10th century Guimaraes Castle, and 15th century...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed October 24, 2017

Rua de Santa Maria is an old town cobbled street in Guimaraes Portugal. It has interestingly painted doors on a cobbled street, like living art. There are quite literally hundreds of them.

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This small street, and every one in the old town center are lovely. Just take your time and take a walk, relax, take a picture...great feeling.

Thank stefanprisacariu
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Having walked through Largo da Oliveira & Praca San Tiago we reached Rua de Santa Maria which in turn led us to Largo Cónego & Câmara Municipal de Guimarães. The road is interesting in both directions from Praca San Tiago

Thank phshanks
Reviewed June 11, 2017

This is a street that you will come through on your way through the warren of Medieval streets of Guimaraes. The houses on either side of the small tunnel you will pass under are the Portuguese version of Romeo & Juliet.

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed June 9, 2017

When wandering in the old city you'll end up in this beautiful, well-kept narrow street and succumb to its charm...

Thank Bernard B
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Had an apartment on this little gem What an interesting street Full of lively restaurants and bars With no sign of any trouble Take a walk along and just marvel at the painted doors etc It's worth spending 29 minutes of your time to see...More

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