Visiting Portugal? Make Sure To See Obidos Castle
Without a doubt, the most impressive sight to visit if you're going to be in Obidos is the Obidos Castle. Thankfully, much of the medieval spleandor from these times has been preserved in the Obido's architecture, and the castle is simply jawdropping.In fact, these days the Obidos Castle has been turned into a hotel.
Making your way down from the majestic castle to the town below, you'll find the equally stunning Santa Maria Church. Within the interior of the church you'll find exquisite 17th century tiling, and the painting of Josefa de Obidos. This is where a ten year old Rey Afonso V married his eight year old cousin Isabel. Needless to say, taking a stroll through Obidos has the power to transport any traveller in time to the very distant past. Close to the church is the brilliantly curated Museum of Archeology and Furniture.
Along Obido's Rua Direita -the street that's most popular with tourists- you'll find many gift shops and bazaars selling the wares of local artesans.