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Paco Dos Duques de Braganca - Rua Conde D. Henrique, Guimaraes 4810-245, Portugal
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All reviews main tower walk around quick visit worth a visit afonso henriques nice walk historical significance nice view medieval times great visit entrance fee combination ticket free parking portuguese history on display northern portugal old city
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was interesting. Not much to see inside. If you have limited time only go thru the castle next door.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 2 days ago

We came rather unprepared for the trip to Portugal and did not know much about its history. Guimaraes appears to be the birthplace of the today's nation of Portugal, with this particular castle playing its part in history. Whilst the castle is rather unattractive, mostly...More

Thank FrankNamibia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very historic landmark of Portual. yet small and humble; You can climb up the walls ( towers are closed for security reasons). entrance fee is 2 euro per person

Thank marcelMP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't think I have ever seen or entered such a real Castle, it looks every inch real, and walking through you can imagine soldiers manning the place, and preparing to engage the enemy. There is also an exhibition worth visiting.

Thank jivella
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Murau180
Reviewed 12 September 2018 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 11 September 2018 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 23 August 2018

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 16 August 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 8 August 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
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