Guimarães is a city and municipality located in northern , in the district of Braga. Its historic town centre is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2001, in recognition for being an "exceptionally well-preserved and authentic example of the evolution of a medieval settlement into a modern town" in Europe.

Landmarks in the Area

Photo: Feliciano Guimarães, CC BY 2.0.

Photo: CTHOE, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: Aoamen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Oliveira is a collegiate church in , . Photo: Aoamen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is situated 1½ km north of Guimarães. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is situated 1½ km south of Guimarães. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Pevidém is a village in the municipality of , province , . is situated 5 km west of Guimarães.

Brito is a civil parish in the municipality of Guimarães in the Braga District of . is situated 6 km west of Guimarães. Photo: Lufer2000, Public domain.


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