We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Centro Historico de Guimaraes

Guimaraes, Portugal
+351 936 003 852
Website
Share
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$63.61*
and up
Guimarães and Braga Day Trip from Porto Including Porto Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
More Info
US$106.02*
and up
Guimarães and Braga Day Trip from Porto
More Info
US$129.59*
and up
Braga & Guimarães Tour - Historical Castle, Palace, Cathedral and Lunch included
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“old town” (43 reviews)
“day trip” (22 reviews)
LOCATION
Guimaraes, Portugal
CONTACT
Website
+351 936 003 852
Ways to Experience Centro Historico de Guimaraes
from US$63.60
More Info
from US$106.00
More Info
from US$106.00
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (2,423)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"old town"
in 43 reviews
"day trip"
in 22 reviews
"historical center"
in 21 reviews
"beautiful town"
in 12 reviews
"cobbled streets"
in 9 reviews
"unesco world heritage"
in 4 reviews
"train station"
in 8 reviews
"on foot"
in 6 reviews
"walk around"
in 11 reviews
"dukes palace"
in 4 reviews
"tourist office"
in 5 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 6 reviews
"sao bento station"
in 4 reviews
"restaurants and bars"
in 5 reviews
"afonso henriques"
in 4 reviews
"cable car"
in 8 reviews
"city"
in 64 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 347 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

UNESCO & it deserves it with flying colors (literally on the castle). Just walk around. Spend at least 2 nights.

Thank Patrick F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 days ago

Guimaraes has been declared a world heritage UNESCO site; I found it to OK; nothing fancy or over the top must see. I was on a group tour and it was the morning pitstop. As always, there is a castle or historical building at the...More

Thank chicago90Phoenix
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little streets and surprises after every corner. Great food can be found in and just outside the historic center.

Thank Marald75
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Portugal was born in Guimaraes. The old town is beautiful ond worthwile seeing. Small streets and a lot of nice squares, original buildings, castle, churches. Also a lot of terasses to have a drink or dinner.

Thank ftunen
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The main aim of our visit was to see the castle but we also took a stroll through some of the narrow lanes, lined with historic buildings. It's a lovely old town that we only scratched the surface of during our short visit. We’ll need...More

Thank Craig M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We visited Guimaraes on the recommendation of the owner of the guest house we are staying in, as it is the original capital of Portugal. We were very pleased that we made the diversion, as the old town is a lovely place to wander around,...More

1  Thank FiftyFifty5050
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 May 2018

The town is very pleasant to walk around. The old squares with all the restaurants and bars around are very nice as well.

Thank WiMadcitytraveler
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 May 2018

The old town is a great place for exploring. And, because it attracts tourists, you are guaranteed to find a place to eat, even on Sunday -- while much of the town is closed up. We even had a chance to try the cuisine of...More

Thank Shizzer
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Guimarães is a beautiful town. It’s unhurried and charming. We simply loved it. Easy to walk around, many interesting monuments and buildings to see. We went to a live performance at the CIAJG. It was quite remarkable. Also, the African collection here is well worth...More

Thank Mary F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Guimarães brings you back in time. The well maintain building and streets just give you the feeling to be back in time.

Thank Donald L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 20 hotels in Guimaraes
Hotel da Oliveira
629 reviews
.03 miles away
Hotel Toural
324 reviews
.13 miles away
EMAJ Boutique Hotel
151 reviews
.18 miles away
Residencial S. Mamede
65 reviews
.24 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
A Cozinha por Antonio Loureiro
270 reviews
.05 miles away
Solar do Arco
283 reviews
.06 miles away
Tapas E Manias
282 reviews
.03 miles away
HOOL Restaurante
387 reviews
.01 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Largo da Oliveira
710 reviews
.01 miles away
Igreja e Convento de Sao Francisco
154 reviews
.15 miles away
Largo do Toural
203 reviews
.17 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Centro Historico de Guimaraes staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;