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Guimarães Castle overlooks the charming town of the same name, and is quite well-preserved. We didn’t tour the castle per se, but strolled downhill from their through the town’s narrow streets. This town is said to be the birthplace of Portugal. Everything is very well...More
Our first visit to Guimaraes, included a visit to the castle. It was a very interesting place. It smaller than we had expected being more a fortress than a live-in castle. The original stone stairs have been overruling with wooden one and handrails have installed....More
Guimaraes was the first capital of Portugal and the Old Town is a World Heritage site. It is best to go up (taxi for example) to the old Castle first and then work your way down to the town. You cannot enter the Castle due...More
It is hard to imagine what it really was like to live in this castle, because it isn’t that big, and is quite a ruin, except for the outer perimeter. It was very crowded and single file walking, but very interesting to see, sine it...More
A small castle that you can find in everywhere in other countries of Europe. Similar buildings in Italy you can find thousands of this kind in every middle -age village. You can surely avoid this ruin.