Photographer's Note

The historic town of Guimarães is associated with the formation of the Portuguese national identity in the twelfth century. Example extremely well preserved and authentic transformation of a medieval town into a modern city, it has retained a rich typology of buildings reflecting the specific evolution Portuguese fifteenth century to the nineteenth century, continuing to use materials and traditional construction techniques.

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Additional Photos by Jean Philippe TUR (tenretin) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 193 W: 7 N: 372] (2783)
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