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Very unusual peaceful place

Very hot day, nice little village in the National park, unusual tomb like stores, you could... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2019
exglobalagent
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carlisle England
Special place

Lindoso has a special atmosphere, not the least because of the granaries, you can see them in... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
QuintenJ
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed January 4, 2019

Very hot day, nice little village in the National park, unusual tomb like stores, you could make a good horror movie here with the unusual grain dryers

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Lindoso has a special atmosphere, not the least because of the granaries, you can see them in several villages but here you perhaps see the most of them. Close to the Spanish border.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank QuintenJ
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Lovely, lovely, lovely! This is amazing, very beautiful and full of meaning on these lands. I went there with some friends and we had a very nice time. I only felt they could have more information!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

Adjacent to Lindoso Castle is a wonderful array of 17th & 18th century granite granaries – one of the best such collections in Portugal. These granite structures, raised on short columns, would have been used to store grain and corn but most are now locked...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Craig M
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We stopped at Lindoso and the granaries are fascinating. The bases are all the same shape with stems sized to stand on sloping ground, very clever.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

These are interesting because they are typically Portuguese and we have nothing else like it in the UK.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Margaret A
Reviewed April 17, 2018

This is one of the WOWS!! of Portugal and should be declared a Unesco Heritage site. It is so impressive, so unique, so surprising. From a short distance, it looks like graves. Once you get closer you realize that this are small granaries.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank nadi O o
Reviewed November 18, 2017

Worth a trip up to near the border with Spain some of these granaries with the little crosses on top are very well preserved. They can be seen dotted around Northern Portugal but often in peoples back yards where they are difficult to view close...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Day T
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

at first sight they look like coffins on stilts in fact they are old granaries. what else to say OUTSTANDING I have travelled a lot and never seen something like it good to the castle to have a view of them all

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank luoning715
Reviewed August 27, 2017

They look like coffins and it can feel like you're walking through an above-ground cemetery, but the "espigueiros" of Lindoso (and other parts of the north, especially Soajo) are a beautiful photo opportunity.

Date of experience: July 2017
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