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Guimaraes

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Castles · Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks

Birthplace of the Portuguese Nationality

The historical town of Guimarães was the birthplace of the first Portuguese king and served as the country's first capital. With roots dating to the 12th century, Guimarães is full of scenic medieval streets and monuments, earning it the title of a World Heritage Site. Architecture from the 15th to the 19th centuries draws visitors to the city's museums, churches, palaces, and stately buildings. To personalize your trip to Guimaraes, create itinerary details specific to you using our Portugal journey planner.
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