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Rua Castelo, Lamego 5100-128, Portugal
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Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

The city of Lamego offers an huge range of good monuments and cozy places to visit and enjoy. The castle is a good example of that. Through the small streets in direction to the Castle we can explore a different traditional houses and tiny routes....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tex_mt7
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Great view of the city and surroundings from atop the wall. A shame that none of the interactive exhibits of the castle museum were functional.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TiagoJGB
Reviewed November 28, 2018

A simple castle located on one of the hills making up the town of Lamego. It is not the most impressive yet worth a visit to the free exhibition contained inside the tower keep. The views from up there are also worth the visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed October 13, 2018

This old castle is very nicely maintained and surrounded by narrow, quaint streets. There is a walkway around the main wall that gives a good view. There are some exhibits but they look to be a work in progress with some damage to the already...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Katherine C
Reviewed August 21, 2018

A quaint castle overlooking the town . Built above the town it gives a great view of 360 degrees. It was built over a Roman site and is reached through a medieval city gate. The castle's fine tower gives some impression of how the fortifications...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

There is nothing special, but the castle is well renovated. The view from there is nice and they have some information about the plane's history. You can visit it in 30 minutes and learn a bit more about Lamego.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank edvasc
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Free entrance and a very hospitable local guide explaining the castle's history. Lamego being one of the oldest towns with Guimaraes carries a ton of history. Castle is pretty with a big watch tower to be seen from far. Our car was parked just below...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 14, 2018

I would say that it was more interesting to go up the hill via tiny streets than the small castle itself that has some interesting old weapons exhibit and some history to learn.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 47carlosm
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

We parked the car and were intending to go to another place but thought we’d have a look at the Castle first. It’s good to see the Keep but our favourite thing was actually wandering through the streets inside the old walls. The homes are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank FamilyTravelsfor5
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Like many of the castles, a few cannons and barrels, no need to visit if you have already seen a few

Date of experience: May 2018
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