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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
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
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.
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