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Casa da Guitarra

Closed 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
Praca Guilherme Gomes Fernandes 98, Porto 4050-294, Portugal
+351 22 201 0033
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Reviewed October 23, 2015

By accident we found Casa da Guitarra and my husband, who loves guitars, had of course to get in and test a few of the wide variety of guitars, ukuleles etc. The staff was all friendly and ready to tell about the instruments. You were...More

Date of experience: October 2015
7  Thank Ritvis
Reviewed October 17, 2015

We found this small Music shop as a matter of luck walking around Porto. It has a great Collection of Guitars and wooden instruments for sale. In addition they also sell ear rings that my spouse purchased. They do host the traditional FADO show that...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Aldora-Travelers
Reviewed September 24, 2015

Just accross from the Catedral, this small guitar store offers Fado concerts. One hour (including a 10 min break for a Porto wine glass included in the price), 10 euros/pers. Two guitar players and one singer. Great place for music lovers!

Date of experience: September 2015
10  Thank june j
Reviewed September 5, 2015

We found a leaflet a the tourist office and decided to check the place out. The Casa Da Guitarra is a small guitar store where they sell many types of Guitars. If you are lucky the owner (Alfredo) is around, he has a passion for...More

Date of experience: September 2015
12  Thank Mary Z
Reviewed August 31, 2015

We picked up a leaflet in the official tourist office near the cathedral and they booked the Fado concert that evening, for us. It is a shop which has a wide variety of guitars, portuguese guitars and ukele's on display and for sale. It's worth...More

Date of experience: August 2015
11  Thank CB42022
Reviewed July 10, 2015

Wondered by mistake to this little guitar shop and was invited to an evening of Fado music and warm wine. The singer and Fado players were mesmerising. Don't know alot about guitars but the craftsmenship looked very good on the instruments they sell in the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
11  Thank Moshe K
Reviewed February 19, 2015

What a great find for music lovers! A real highlight of my trip to Porto. I discovered it by accident and within 30 minutes of entering the shop I'd bought a 'Rajao' - a traditional handmade Portuguese instrument that was one of the ancestors of...More

Date of experience: February 2015
13  Thank JCC24F
Reviewed December 5, 2014

I stumbled upon this store after strolling up to sightseeing at the Cathedral. The store caught my attention because it was quite filled with people ... not packed just filled. And then I saw two elderly gentleman playing on the guitar. Peeking in I realized...More

Date of experience: December 2014
2  Thank lchow
Reviewed November 6, 2014

We were sight seeing around the steep narrow roads and stumbled on the best ever guitar shop. All hand made Portuguese acoustic instruments. Spanish style guitars, ukuleles and the amazing 12 string Portuguese lute shaped guitars. The enthusiastic shop keeper took numerous instruments down from...More

Date of experience: October 2014
11  Thank Gillian S
Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is the land of Fado, and this is the shop of hand made Portuguese guitars. You can easily spend an hour checking their guitars and talking with the very knowledgeable, hospitable and multilingual manager. Learn about music, traditions and styles. And buy a guitar....More

Date of experience: September 2014
9  Thank JP B
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