Guimaraes Travel Guide

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Guimaraes Overview

Guimarães is a city located in the northwest of Portugal, district of Braga. It has 52.182 inhabitants for an urban area of 23.5 km2.

It is one of the most important historical cities in the country. Also know as “cidade berço”, Guimarães stands as the birthplace of Portuguese identity and nationality. The city’s cultural heritage is indisputable and several places are recognized as world heritage sites by the UNESCO.

According to the survey on living conditions by the Portuguese newspaper Expresso, Guimarães is second in rank for the most liveable cities in Portugal.

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Known worldwide for its rich brand of wine, port, which is drunk internationally with high quality cheeses, as well as Europe-wide for the fast-paced attacking play of the local football team…
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