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Paco dos Duques de Braganca

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This place is filled with history! It was left in despair for a while but then fully brought back to its former glory. There are beautiful large rooms with huge tapestry, with ceilings looking like a reverted boat. Plenty of information in each room to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elena257
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved walking around the gardens and inside this magnificent building. It is difficult to credit how old this place is. There are so many pieces of furniture and ceramics and other details to see. Combine ticket with the castle which is also worth a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Prepare to visit this palace! It’s absolutely stunning with real 15 century furniture and vases. Comfortable shoes are in order. Combo with the castle for 6 euros. It’s a must when in Guimaraes.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RenataMoreira36
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were surprised at how impressive this palace was. It a huge building with many very large rooms. Many are filled with cabinets, rugs, tapestries, ceramic ware. Two of the rooms have ceilings that look like overturned ships. They are extremely impressive. There is also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ValGary2014
Reviewed 10 November 2018

at the tourist office they kind of make it something real important like the Versaille castle or Windsor castle but well ...it doesnt really fit into this rank it is interesting lots of things seem to be restored to give an idea how llife was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank otmarwbaertl
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

As part of our trip to the History of Portugal in the North of the country, when we came to Guimarães this would be a MUST VISIT sight. It promised to be a great monunent and in fact it was over my expectations. The monumental...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AnaPedro-AnaPedro
Reviewed 19 October 2018

The castle was great with many beautiful pieces of art and historical significance. This was definitely worth the visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul T
Reviewed 18 October 2018

The venue was a little crowded and getting in was a bit awkward, access is through a smallish door with the queue waiting outside. Once past the ticket counter, it turned out to be a worthwhile visit. The big halls, all the items of times...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FrankNamibia
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Our visit was spoilt by the crowds that were there at the weekend. The building was interesting but I'm sure we would have enjoyed it more if it had been quieter.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gill p
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our time here. The palace has some great architectural features and a very nice collection of art work (paintings, tapestry, ceramics, weapons). The entry was included in the Guimaraes Pass (15 eu or 18 eu with teleferico tram ride).

Date of experience: October 2018
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