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Casa da Guitarra

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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The Casa da Guitarra (The Guitar House) is a musical instruments shop specialized on traditional Portuguese string instruments with special emphasis on the Portuguese Guitar. All instruments are handcrafted in Portugal. The instruments are treated...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Praca Guilherme Gomes Fernandes 98, Porto 4050-294, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hello, We made a reservation and pre-ordered 2 tickets on TripAdvisor for the sunday's Fado concert after reading several good reviews, we were ready to have a great moment...Arriving 20 minutes earlier at the adress communicated on the receipt and on TripAdvisor (98, Praça Guilherme...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank Ryan19C
Nomad780807, Public Relations Manager at Casa da Guitarra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir, We are sorry for all the inconveniences. TripAdvisor doesn’t allow the address of the venue to be included in their internal system; it is a problem that we can’t solve, regardless of all our efforts. So, our only alternative is to have one...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a talented group, so worth seeing!! I'm so glad I booked it and even more glad I saw it, they were truly amazing!!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank CJ54009
Reviewed July 12, 2019

I had heard Fado singing previously but this was far above my expectations. What a wonderful voice and beautiful guitar music. A memory I will treasure as possibly the best experience in Porto. Make sure you do not miss it

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Lena C
Reviewed July 2, 2019

We booked this evening as we wanted to see traditional Fado music. We weren't disappointed, the guitars were fabulous and the lady singer had a fabulous strong voice. We loved it! With a port wine in the interval included, it was a fantastic evening. Highly...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Gordon E
Reviewed June 14, 2019 via mobile

We had a great time at the hour long Fado performance, it was a good taste of Portuguese folk music. The acoustics were tremendous the singer was great as were the guitars that accompanied her. The performance started at 18:00 (6:00 pm), the TripAdvisor website...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mommaduck10
Reviewed June 12, 2019

My wife and I were in Porto for a week in May and attended a Fado concert here at the recommendation of Eugenie, who was out walking tour guide. This was our first exposure to Fado and we enjoyed it. It was a very intimate...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Russell F
Reviewed June 10, 2019

A few years ago, I pushed the door of this store, since, I bought them 3 instruments, and I take lessons by Skype (confidence and monitoring of the instruments). That's great !

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bernardmana47
Reviewed April 14, 2019

We also went to the Fado concert at the Pone Luis Bridge Site. This Fado concert was based always on the same 3 or 4 chords and all songs sounded very similar. I can imagine that the text is very important but we don’t understand...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Altosaxo
Reviewed April 11, 2019

This was our second trip to Portugal, but we did not manage to find any Fado in Lisbon last year, although that is where it belongs. It is not nearly as popular in Porto, so we were pleased to find this 1 hour long session...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank LiverpoolVal_C
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

We’ve take tickets on website, and we didn’t have any choice for the place but the honor place us the most far away the scene near the toilettes and he say we’re the last to buy the tickets... it’s impossible and not correct !!!! Shame...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Serafim T, Gerente at Casa da Guitarra, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2019

We assign the seats by order of purchase, it is the correct and fair way of organizing the concert room. You didn't accept any of the solutions that we have presented, including the total refund. Choosing to stay, we are sorry that you didn't enjoy...More

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