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Guimaraes Castle

Portugal 17 - Guimaraes - a shady looking man making a quick euro

September 29th 2015
We woke early to the sound of buses trundling their way up the hill to pick workers up to take them back down to work in Braga city centre or were they bringing pilgrims up to Bom Jesus. Whatever it was, it started early and finished late. We were as always the only Brits on site. We left the french asleep as we hit the road for Guimaraes. A sleepy little city with a castle we wanted to see . The ... read more
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Portuguese Flag Following its heyday as a world power during the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal lost much of its wealth and status with the destruction of Lisbon in a 1755 earthquake, occupation during the Napoleonic Wars, and the independence in 1822 of Brazil a... ... read more
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30th September 2015

Guimaraes Castle
Great castle
30th September 2015

Guimaraes
Yes it is lovely and looks the perfect castle

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