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Casa da Guitarra

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“fado concert”(8 reviews)
“hour concert”(2 reviews)
“ukuleles”(5 reviews)
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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: Closed
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Praca Guilherme Gomes Fernandes 98, Porto 4050-294, Portugal
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+351 22 201 0033
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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

Reviewed March 5, 2019

We booked seats and attended the 6pm show at the upper Dom Luis bridge site. The setting is lovely and intimate. The sound was wonderful. The artists were accomplished musicians who captivated the audience. As an anglophone, the feeling expressed by the music was clear...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dragondeb13
Reviewed December 12, 2018

It was a very good event. The singer had a very authentic sound. Also the duet with the male singer was very good. For us, it was a bit difficult, because we do not speak portuguese. But it was a very fine performance. The staff...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

I honestly can't understand how this fado concert gets good reviews. the sound quality was bad in the hall, the performers raced through the songs looking disinterested, and the port served was a thimbleful in a glass, the break for which made the one hour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

I’m reviewing the guitar store this time. We visited the guitar store two years ago when it was located near the river AND went to the Fado across the street. Both were EXCELLENT. Today we visited the guitar store in their new location near Cedofieta...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GoSeeDoTravelDuo
Reviewed October 3, 2018

But it has a classy air, this shop. I will one day however make it to see Fado here, and have my port.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nomadess1111
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

The place to go and get rapt in the passion of this wonderful, uniquely Portuguese singing. No clinking glassware or chomping diners - just the exquisite skills of the performers and perfect acoustics. Only interruption was the ill-bred woman next to me who filmed the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Caroline L
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

The singer has a beautiful vocal and a wonderful expressionist. She was singing with two fabulous classical string guitarists. Fado is soulful. During the interval, we were served a nice glass of 25 year old tawny port, many people has given a nice compliment on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank connie k
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Just an amazing performance, taking full advantage of the wonderful acoustic. The duet literally made the hairs on my neck stand on end.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank gregrychorsham
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Wonderful fado experience. The small venue had amazing acoustics that showcased the beautiful vocals and guitar.

Date of experience: July 2018
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