Guimarães

Guimarães

City Guide & Suggestions

Fancy a tour of Guimarães? Founded over a thousand years ago, "Vimaranes", as it was then known, was the cradle of the nation and is one of Portugal's oldest and most charming cities. It has been the site of many key events in the country's history. It was the birthplace, for example, of Portugal's first king, Afonso Henriques. Discover the historic relics, iconic monuments, flower-filled squares and relaxing pavement cafes – discover all of the charms of Guimarães, European Capital of Culture 2012.


St. Peter's Church

St. Peter's Church

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Largo da Oliveira

Largo da Oliveira

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Santa Maria Street

Santa Maria Street

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Largo do Toural

Largo do Toural

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Largo dos Laranjais

Largo dos Laranjais

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Statue of Dom Afonso Henriques

Statue of Dom Afonso Henriques

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Park of Penha

Park of Penha

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 Mountain of Penha

Mountain of Penha

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Dom João I Street

Dom João I Street

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Campo da Ataca

Campo da Ataca

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