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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is a great village, a hidden gem in north of Portugal. It is a must to see if travel in this part.

Thank Dorina75
Reviewed 1 week ago

The historical centre of Guimarães is one of those things you shouldn´t miss if you are visiting Portugal. It´s rather small, that´s true, but absolutely walkable, quite horizontal, except the castle area, and extremely nice. I didn´t find any particular hassle in finding a place...More

2  Thank southerntraveller49
Reviewed 1 week ago

The historical centre of Guimaraes is one of the most charming we have been to. We enjoyed wandering around, getting lost in the maze of streets which beautifully showcase Guimaraes' historical past as the cradle of Portugal. We did not go to museums or into...More

1  Thank anny s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty as medieval towns goes - quite well preserved despite the people living in there and the hordes of tourists. Fun place to wander around and soak in the history of the place.

1  Thank greenham01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a few hours wandering around and admiring the cute houses and shops. The gardens in the main square are beautiful. The historical part is compact and easy to walk around. Lots of photo opportunities of attractive medieval buildings.

Thank susan g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The historical center of Guimaraes is beautiful. The buildings and the atmosphere os the streets are wonderful. If someone is near to Guimareas area, it really worth a day to see it.

1  Thank Richárd B
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

The city center is very charming and attractive. The best is to walk around and taking time to explore the roads, get inside the stores.

1  Thank flor24e
Reviewed 22 June 2018

UNESCO & it deserves it with flying colors (literally on the castle). Just walk around. Spend at least 2 nights.

Thank Patrick F
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Guimaraes has been declared a world heritage UNESCO site; I found it to OK; nothing fancy or over the top must see. I was on a group tour and it was the morning pitstop. As always, there is a castle or historical building at the...More

Thank chicago90Phoenix
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Nice little streets and surprises after every corner. Great food can be found in and just outside the historic center.

1  Thank Marald75
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