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Grande Mercado Medieval de Obidos

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Worth a special trip

I have never been to Portugal during the fair before, that was a mistake I will correct. It was... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Diane J
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Serra del Rei, Portugal
Great to browse

Lots of stalls with leather goods, clothing, lighting and various gifts. All the store holders were... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Sirenita123
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made a special trip to Obidos during the festival based on the reviews but frankly it was a bit of a disappointment. Maybe we expected too much from a medieval festival that actually took place where medieval history was lived and made, but it...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

I have never been to Portugal during the fair before, that was a mistake I will correct. It was fantastic, the music, drinks, food the pageantry with all the locals dressed up and having a fantastic time! The jousting show was a special treat, very...More

Thank Diane J
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Lots of stalls with leather goods, clothing, lighting and various gifts. All the store holders were dressed in medieval costumes and one store hired costumes for the day that many people took advantage of. A group of musicians walked through the Main Street in Obidos...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Nice old town. Lots of history. Walk around city walls. Beautiful views. Medieval market happens once a year.

1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

The medieval market happens once in a year, normally during summer period for 15/20 days. It's always good to see the medieval period recreated here, great actors and wonderful atmosphere. Don't miss it, if you are coming in the summer period.

1  Thank GFLX
Reviewed 25 January 2018

They are simply abusing in the cost of the tickets. More and more this festival is made for tourism and foreigners and not for Portuguese. What a shame.

1  Thank Nuno M
Reviewed 25 October 2017

local history and fare simply amazing. I love this little town and I am going back for more. they are so friendly and make sure you have a great time.

1  Thank LUCILA T
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The medieval fair or market, as you wish to call it, is in the walls of the small village, behind the castle, that hosts a charm hotel nowadays. As you ascend by the center of the village, you're asked if you want to go to...More

1  Thank Gonçalo A
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Every detail has been taken into account to transport you to the midle ages. There is a very reasonable costume rental service (5€ each) we used for the whole family, that helped to make the atmosphere even better, the event is performed in a closed...More

1  Thank Miguel A
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The city has feeling for past times. Shops, taverns a shortish walk in history. Several restaurants with local dishes and a unique Sour Cherry liquour drink

1  Thank GWarner9411
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Response from Gonçalo A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The medieval fair closed just this sunday. I think you can buy tickets online in obidos.bol.pt
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