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The Castle of Guimarães is located in the town of Oliveira do Castelo, Guimarães city and county, in the district of Braga, Portugal.

In a dominant position overlooking the Campo de São Mamede, this monument is connected to the foundation of the County of Portugal and the struggles of independence from Portugal, is popularly known as the cradle of nationality.

Classified as a National Monument in 2007 was elected informally as one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal.

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  • Copyright: luis marques (alive) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 116 W: 1 N: 229] (1356)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-08-12
  • Categories: Castles
  • Camera: Samsung WB150F
  • Exposure: f/3.7, 1/125 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-09-03 5:34
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