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Rua de Santo Condestavel, Braganca 5300-046, Portugal
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All reviews military museum beautiful castle preserved medieval narrow streets definitely worth a visit historical information hill views battlements walls castelo town portugal tower coffee portuguese tourists
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Awesome... what else can I say 😘 a real gem in the north of Portugal, it’s a must stop for you traveler, I love this place, food and people

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MJoaoZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you do not have a local guide that can explain to you what do you see and what was the use of the place, do not really bother.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank eytanin
Reviewed November 28, 2018

The castle built in the 12th century is very nice and fortified, I entered and paid the 2€ ticket which also includes the interesting military museum hosted inside. The view then from the top of the walls is really nice, with the town on one...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Tha Castelo de Bragança is a small castle, now housing a small military museum. Around the Castel you may visit the old narrow streets and enjoy the flowers decorating the old houses.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ZePaulo
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Visiting Braganca Castle takes you backs many centuries in history! A beautiful kept castle with the stoned walls surrounding it makes you bring history to life!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank guidaleonor
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Most castles have not a great deal to be seen. This is however very interesting to be seen . There is a little village inside with nice lanes and tipical Portuguese hausas that are poterior to the castle itself which has a history of wars...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Paramonte
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Portugal has many magnificent castles, and this is one of them. It also houses a Military museum in the great Keep, demonstrating the impressive size of that tower. A must see when in Braganca, for there is little else that is really attractive. The city...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Peter L
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This beautiful castle is an amazing example of the middle age. You can't miss it if you are in the Bragança District.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Haubert_F
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Be prepared for beautiful views and lots of climbing, as you can literally walk all over this castle and on its battlements. The military museum contains weapons and armor from many periods. However, all explanations are In Portuguese. Definitely worth a visit, particularly for those...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank David H
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Take a trip up to the castle and it's well worth it, lovely to walk around and far reaching views, couple of good little cafes up there for lunch or a coffee.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Marco P | Reviewed this property |
2 euros to visit,dont know if its only for the museum or the all castle