We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Paco dos Duques de Braganca

Rua Conde Dom Henrique, Guimaraes 4800-412, Portugal
+351 253 412 273
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 94.68*
and up
Full-Day Tour to Guimarães and Braga from Porto
More Info
US$ 101.88*
and up
Braga and Guimarães Tour with Lunch from Porto
More Info
US$ 53.33*
and up
Braga and Guimarães Full Day Private Tour from Porto
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Rua Conde Dom Henrique, Guimaraes 4800-412, Portugal
+351 253 412 273
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (1,166)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 192 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautifully restored glamorous building however it would be so much better if they stuck to the era from when the palace was built to give a real sense of history and context. Instead they feature decoration and furniture from a variety of periods, not all...More

Thank mingum
Reviewed 6 days ago

Decided to go in at the last minute and were pleased that we did. Having entered through the ticket hall we reached the covered area around the central courtyard. From here one went upstairs and follwed the indicated route around the first floor. All of...More

Thank phshanks
Reviewed 6 days ago

Places become much more interesting when you have done some background reading. As a Scandinavian we found it most interesting to visualize this fortified home and the grandeur. some awesome tapestry of enormous size to see. Furniture. Do take the round.

Thank trygveb935
Reviewed 6 days ago

We passed by this palace on our walking tour of Guimaraes, but the tour didn't include entry to it. However, it is a very lovely building from the outside.

Thank GerMar60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was happy to go in but you have to pay and you're probably only allowed to go inside two rooms (my memory is failing) It was nice but I personally prefer the old castle.

Thank Carla A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restoration of this ducal palace is a successful introduction to life here in the Golden Age of Portugal. The extensive displays, set in huge halls used for receptions, dinners and celebrations should satisfy any visitor who is interested in the lifestyle of the 14th-15th...More

Thank walnutridgechef
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Guimarãs is full of history. This palace is beautiful and well kept. I really liked the courtyard and chapel.

Thank Paula P R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit. The route is well set out with comfortable walking ramps to each of the huge rooms. The Banquet Hall and main Reception Room- great!!!Magnificent tapestries everywhere! You really get a sense of the lifestyle of the Dukes. The Chapel is lovely...More

Thank SueDen27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You should visit the Paço to have a glimpse of the history of Portugal and the furniture they used in the castle. The roofs are very interesting cause they were constructed like the bottom of a ship. Nice place to spend a couple of hours...More

Thank LizaTrips
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting palace - reminded me of our national Trust visits - just a lot cheaper!!!!! Staff were very helpful and informative information provided on each room and it's content - an exhibit of da Vinci was also there at this time for a little extra...More

Thank 124kater
Nearby Restaurants
Cantinho dos Sabores
107 reviews
.38 km away
1,166 reviews
.42 km away
HOOL Restaurante
329 reviews
.41 km away
Solar do Arco
214 reviews
.33 km away
Nearby Attractions
Centro Historico de Guimaraes
2,068 reviews
.44 km away
Largo da Oliveira Square
578 reviews
.43 km away
Guimaraes Castle
1,537 reviews
.15 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Paco dos Duques de Braganca staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines