Centro Historico de Guimaraes, Guimaraes

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Witness the evolution of a city from medieval to contemporary at Centro Historico de Guimaraes, a locality regarded as the birthplace of the Portuguese nation. See architectural styles that can be observed in Portuguese colonies in Africa and Latin America even today. Dating back to 950 CE, the town's earliest features included rugged stone houses and a defense castle. Over the centuries, the area formed a settlement for nobles, adding civic facilities and city squares to its neighborhoods. Tour this historical town to see lavish monuments, experience rich cultural heritage, and browse exhibits of art, history, and archeology. By using our Guimaraes vacation planner , you can arrange your visit to Centro Historico de Guimaraes and other attractions in Guimaraes.
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  • It a lovely town, the birth of Portugal. The centre is quite walkable with lovely small streets that add to the character of the historic city   more »
  • Have to meet the historic center of the city where Portugal was born, Guimarães. Medieval environment, clean and organized. With great restaurants and a good place to have a drink with local people at...  more »
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