"Obidos small winding streets vehicle free" Óbidos by Martin_S.
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Your most obvious point as you approach Obidos would be the castle and wall surrounding the town where it sits atop a small hill. Depending on which direction you approach the town from you may enter the town either from the fortress side (as seen in this photo) or the tiled arch on the opposite side of town (the last photo).
This site has a map attached to show you some of the things to see there:
This is the most famous church in Obidos, where apparently the 10-year-old Afonso V married his cousin Isabel aged 8... (WOW) I'm still telling my 22 year old daughter that she does not need to get married for another few years...
You can find a few extra photos on this site:
Obidos is also called "The Wedding Present Town" because King Dinis gave it to his Queen Isabel on their wedding day in 1282, now is that romantic or what...what was the last gift you gave YOUR WIFE?
Tiled entrance to Obidos on opposite side of town from the fortress.
- Pros:Enjoyable small relaxed streets to wander
- Cons:Was informed that it can be overcrowded in summer
- In a nutshell:Lovely place for a break from the "bigger" attractions
As you walk out of the fortress portal and into the town proper, you turn to your right and look up the hill. You will... more travel advice
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