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Paco dos Duques de Braganca

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Rua Conde Dom Henrique, Guimaraes 4800-412, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

This is one of the most important landmark in the Portuguese history and because of that a visit to this place is a must

Thank Antonio L
Reviewed 2 days ago

This palace is really worth visiting. You can see it in an hour or two, but if you want to go into detail you can easily spend an afternoon here, if not the whole day, There are loads of tapestries ceramics and furniture all nicely...More

Thank jivella
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A the top end of the town you find your self walking up a hill and therein all its glory stands a castle with a red roof and just beyond that a small fort that sites next to the city walls. You can choose to...More

Thank F2634VCianl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by myself while visiting Guimaraes. Really well done exposition. Every room had information sheets in many languages detailing their contents. A must see for visitors to this historic town.

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great building for you to have a look at medieval ages, although it was completely renewed in the XX Century.

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Reviewed August 14, 2018

According to my knowledge its the city place were Portugal is founded. The old castle is nick to visit. didn't want into the palace. When on a trip through Portugal nice to visit

Thank Olav T
Reviewed August 14, 2018

The Palace is definitely worth a visit, in combination with the adjacent castle. A combination ticket for both is only €6 for adults and free for children. The palace was originally built in the 15th century and was reconstructed in the 20th century. It now...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed August 7, 2018

This palace is a must if you are visiting the town. Built in the XVth century, it has a deep historical significance although it was thoroughly renovated in the XXth century, so you don´t find here the romantic taste of ruins. The palace beside its...More

Thank southerntraveller49
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Quite an interesting collection of artifacts, from tapestries, artwork, woodwork, vases, weaponry, etc. The joke amongst our friends was that this was a display of what the ancient Portuguese "borrowed" from their overseas friends (and forgot to return them)! Quite interesting collection and we had...More

Thank greenham01
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

I attend to a ball show at the evening, I think it was some special day since the Palace closes at 18:00. It was free entrance for the show. Very nice experience

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