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“Unique and magnificant tiny village”
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Brussels
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3 reviews
6 helpful votes
“Unique and magnificant tiny village”
Reviewed July 1, 2011

This village was invaded by King Dinis for his beloved and I know why. Along the highway you see the village suddenly appear. All houses are in white plaster and the whole village is fortified. In the center you have some pitursque shops and on the village wall you have wonderful views.

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Scotland
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59 reviews
46 helpful votes
“Obidos, Silver Coast”
Reviewed June 13, 2011

Visited Obidos while staying at a nearby beachside resort. The old town is worth a visit. It has a nice ambience and I enjoyed wandering along the various rambling streets although I didnt venture to walking part of the city walls as the steps were steep and there was no railing for safety.

Make sure you stop for lunch or evening meal as there is plenty of choice of restuarants and they are generally well priced.

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Warsaw, Poland
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27 reviews
29 helpful votes
“Charming medieval town”
Reviewed January 31, 2011

Obidos is a perfect destination for one day trip from Lisbon. To reach this picturesque town from the capital, you have to catch the bus which operates from Campo Grande metro station. The trip takes a little more than one hour. There are two best ways to spend free time in Obidos:
1. Just walk around the fortified walls and enjoy the well-preserved remains of medieval architecture inside the town.
2. Try homemade Ginja (cherry liquer drink from chocolate cups). You can also enjoy the very tasty roasted chestnuts.

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 helpful votes
“Beautiful Town -outstanding restaurants”
Reviewed September 3, 2010

Obidos in Estremedura is quite simply wonderful. It has history, views, character and an abundance of good reasonably priced restaurants. Try Caldeirao and O Tracadinho for some of the best food you will eat coupled with the excellent local wine (Sao Francisco being particularly strong).
Nearby the beach of Baleal (near Peniche) is a treat and you could do worse than visit the lagoon - either side - for good swimming and cafe bars.
Brilliant place, lovely people and not crammed with tourists so retains a degree of authenticity.

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East Midlands UK
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83 reviews
44 helpful votes
“Heritage at its best”
Reviewed August 20, 2010

A very attractive town steeped in history. All within its ancient stone walls (that are high with no safety railings!) this lovely town offers museums, great restaurants and bars, a bit touristy at times, some arts and crafts but avoid usually souvenir tatt.
The castle and its walls are fantastic and it all evokes a time past as you walk around the streets, squares and alleyways.
Spend 3-4 hours exploring and take time to eat either lunch or dinner in local good restaurants some with terraces above the street.

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