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for starters the city considered the birth place of Portugal.
An exceptionally well- preserved and authentic example of the evolution of a Medieval settlement into a modern town, its rich building typology exemplifies the specific development of Portuguese architecture. The early history of Guimaraes is closely associated with the establishment of Portuguese national identity and the Portuguese language in the 12th century.the first king of portugal has is story associated to this town when it was conquered to the moors.
the first references about portuguese history when we start our school lessons.so, we all know it's importance.


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  • Updated Oct 28, 2004
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