First, a monastery was built in the mid 10th century. Then a need emerged to protect the monks from the Moorish raids, so a castle was built as well. Another one of Portugal’s Seven Wonders.

 

Name: Guimarães Castle

Lat, Long: 41.4478016,-8.2907855

Location: Guimarães, Portugal

 

Guimarães Castle, Guimarães, Portugal

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