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Guimaraes is a city located in the district of Braga, Portugal, in the Ave Subregion. In Guimaraes live approximately 52 181 inhabitants. The city is home to many attractions and has a wonderful history.
Top Attractions within Guimaraes
Festas Gualterianas (Gualterianas fest) is a great event that takes place since 1906 in the first weekend of August. The festival is held in honour of Saint Gulater and you can admire many parades and great events on this occasion.
The Santa Luzia festivities are one of the most important events that are dedicated to Saint Lucy and they take place in the 13th of December. You can buy traditional cakes made of rye and sugar. Participating in such an event in Guimaraes is also an opportunity to know the community better and to have fun.
The Alberto Sampaio Museum is one of the most important attractions in Guimaraes. The museum was founded in 1928 and opened in 1931. It's located in the old site of the Canon the Collegiate of Our Lady of Oliveira. Visiting it, you will have the opportunity to admire many exhibits dating from the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries.
The Castro Culture Museum is also a must see in Guimaraes. Its exhibits are related to the Castro culture, which could be found in the northwestern regions of the Iberian Peninsula. The variety of items is amazing, so you will find out a lot of new things.
Cheers is a lovely restaurant based in Guimaraes. You can have a meal inside or outside. The staff is nice and helpful. Everything about this restaurant is great, starting with the bread and olive oil and ending with the conversations with a member of the staff. In addition, you will be impressed by how various is the menu. It's one of the most popular restaurants in Guimaraes, so don't miss it.