Largo do Toural Guimarães

Largo do Toural, Guimarães

Largo do Toural in Guimarães is just outside the entrance to the UNESCO World Heritage old town.

Largo do Toural, Guimarães
Largo do Toural, Guimarães
This large square is surrounded by popular bars, restaurants, and cafes and is an ideal spot to relax. 

The square itself is decorated with calçada - the distinctive, patterned Portugal stone work. There are several benches to sit and take in the unhurried scene.

The four star EMAJ Boutique Hotel in Guimarães (Book this hotel with Booking.com) is located in the Largo do Toural. Also here is the Basílica de São Pedro.

Shops in the square include a couple of pharmacies, a jewelry store, a boutique and banks and ATM's. There is also a taxi stand near the EMAJ Hotel.

Toural is also a hub for buses in Guimaraes.

EMAJ Boutique Hotel Guimarães
EMAJ Boutique Hotel Guimarães
Nearby

Within easy walking distance of the square are the Museu Arqueológico da Sociedade Martins Sarmento and Centro Internacional das Artes José de Guimarães. Just at the corner of the square is a stone turret with the legend "Aqui Nasceu Portugal" or "Portugal was born here."

Basílica de São Pedro
Basílica de São Pedro

Aqui Nasceu Portugal
Aqui Nasceu Portugal
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