Braga
Guimarães
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Guimarães The Essential
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Portugal's original capital and cradle of the nation in the 12C, this is one of the most attractive towns in the north of the country; the average age of the population is one of the youngest in Europe. Its medieval historic centre is a well-restored collection of architecturally harmonious buildings, granted Unesco World Heritage site status in 2001. Dominated by its imposing castle, the town is also a dynamic commercial centre, primarily engaged in the textile sector.

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Michelin's recommendations for Guimarães
Historic centre
Historic centre
This district, which has retained its
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Guimarães Castle
Guimarães Castle
The keep, which is 28m high, was built
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Paço dos Duques de Bragança
Paço dos Duques de Bragança
This palace was built in the early 15C
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Alberto Sampaio Museum
Alberto Sampaio Museum
Located in the convent of Our Lady of
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Praça de San Tiago
Praça de San Tiago
This square, bordered by old corbelled
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Penha
Penha
Penha is located at the summit of the
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