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Address: Rua de Viana, Viana do Castelo 4900-549, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 258 809 351
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10:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 17:00
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The Casa dos Nichos is a fifteenth century building which has recently been...

The Casa dos Nichos is a fifteenth century building which has recently been restored for the purpose of housing an exhibition area. In the museum, visitors can see a part of the borough’s archaeological remains, from pre-history to the formation of the Portuguese nationality (XII, XIII century) and even the appearance of the town of Viana.With a strong educational focus, there is a multimedia area that willallow visitors to access knowledge about the borough’s assets throughthe use of a range of multimedia.Some examples are the Celtic settlement of Citania de Santa Luzia,the medieval tombs of Santa Maria de Geraz do Lima, or the engravingsof Carreço.

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Entertaining place for the kids, if we had more time

We eventually found this place (signposting not the strongest in these beautiful old cities) and unfortunately when we arrived they were getting ready to close. They were however... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2013
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Galway, Ireland

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013

We eventually found this place (signposting not the strongest in these beautiful old cities) and unfortunately when we arrived they were getting ready to close. They were however so helpful, speaking with our children and explaining as much as they could to them in English. We would have loved to stay longer and for sure the kids would have too.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2013

The little building was an hospital and now is the Tourist Desk for local services. Is medieval arquitecthure will impress you.

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