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Grande Mercado Medieval de Obidos

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A must for those who love dressing up

A fun experience to go to Obidos during the Medieval Festival. Dressing up is made very easy as... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
annastylewhite
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Heathfield, United Kingdom
Worth a special trip

I have never been to Portugal during the fair before, that was a mistake I will correct. It was... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Diane J
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Serra del Rei, Portugal
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

A fun experience to go to Obidos during the Medieval Festival. Dressing up is made very easy as they have a loft full of costumes you can try on and return by midnight all for 5 Euros. Great for adults and kids. The festival has...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

We made a special trip to Obidos during the festival based on the reviews but frankly it was a bit of a disappointment. Maybe we expected too much from a medieval festival that actually took place where medieval history was lived and made, but it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

I have never been to Portugal during the fair before, that was a mistake I will correct. It was fantastic, the music, drinks, food the pageantry with all the locals dressed up and having a fantastic time! The jousting show was a special treat, very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Diane J
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Lots of stalls with leather goods, clothing, lighting and various gifts. All the store holders were dressed in medieval costumes and one store hired costumes for the day that many people took advantage of. A group of musicians walked through the Main Street in Obidos...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Nice old town. Lots of history. Walk around city walls. Beautiful views. Medieval market happens once a year.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

The medieval market happens once in a year, normally during summer period for 15/20 days. It's always good to see the medieval period recreated here, great actors and wonderful atmosphere. Don't miss it, if you are coming in the summer period.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank GFLX
Reviewed 25 January 2018

They are simply abusing in the cost of the tickets. More and more this festival is made for tourism and foreigners and not for Portuguese. What a shame.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank ngpmartins
Reviewed 25 October 2017

local history and fare simply amazing. I love this little town and I am going back for more. they are so friendly and make sure you have a great time.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank LUCILA T
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The medieval fair or market, as you wish to call it, is in the walls of the small village, behind the castle, that hosts a charm hotel nowadays. As you ascend by the center of the village, you're asked if you want to go to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank gon_aloa
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Every detail has been taken into account to transport you to the midle ages. There is a very reasonable costume rental service (5€ each) we used for the whole family, that helped to make the atmosphere even better, the event is performed in a closed...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank H8557YYmiguela
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Hi, The medieval fair closed just this sunday. I think you can buy tickets online in obidos.bol.pt
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