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Paco dos Duques de Braganca

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Address: Rua Conde Dom Henrique, Guimaraes 4800-412, Portugal
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$47.83*
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Braga and Guimarães Full Day Private Tour from Porto
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Full-Day Tour to Guimarães and Braga from Porto

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Nice palace!

Nice visit at the ducal palace. Super cheap, especially if you're a family (50% off). The rooms are big, well furnished, but a bit chilly (which is normal given the thickness of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice visit at the ducal palace. Super cheap, especially if you're a family (50% off). The rooms are big, well furnished, but a bit chilly (which is normal given the thickness of the walls)...

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Thank Sonia G
Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Diserves a visit if in Guimaraes. A palace with decorated rooms, allowing a glance to those times.Nearby, visit the castle.

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Thank Carlos T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A palace full of Portuguese history. It was built in the 15th century and only in the 20th century did it became a national monument. It is well preserved and it has interesting pieces of furniture and tapestry. Very interesting

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

It is like the Portuguese have an ability to hide or at least to be humble what is attractive about their country, history and culture. I have noticed this more often. I was amazed what was presented to me at this monumental palace. A little information is available at billboards, security people in every room speak no English, but see... More 

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Thank Rick v
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

It is beside the Guimarães castle and has many informations to read about. It has many rooms to visit. You have to pay eight euros tô entrance.

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Thank Fernando C
The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

If you are in Guimaraes you cannot miss the Braganza castle. For the lovers of history, this was the castle where Catherina Bragranza, the later wife of Charles I of England grew up. he castle is well maintained and easy to reach.

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Thank Angelica1986
La Coruna, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

It is grat the outside of the chapel, it is in the first floor. It seems like a mídela age closer. And the rooms cellars are great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Paco dos Duques de Braganca renders a sensational and extensive exposure to how Portuguese dukes and other nobles lived in the 18th century. Unlike so many other places here the rooms are fully furnished with good visitor interpretation in many languages. We walked around the nearby castle which monumental though similar to most castles,but the Paco dos Duques de Braganca... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

We visited this palace in conjunction with the nearby castle and received a discount when showing the entry tickets from there. The palace is very extensive and has a great many interesting rooms. They are well labelled and there are guides who speak a selection of European languages. I would recommend doing the castle in the morning, then having lunch... More 

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São Paulo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

This castle was from the sec XVIII and was abandoned for years. Today it was all restaurated and you can walk by the rooms and the church. It's another place that the kids loved.

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