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Museums & Galleries
You can walk around the unprotected muro (wall) for uplifting views over town and surrounding countryside...
The town’s elegant main church, near the northern end of Rua Direita, stands out for its interior, with a wonderful painted ceiling and walls done up in beautiful blue-and-white 17th-century azulejos (hand-painted t...
Behind the striking church of Senhor da Pedra below town, this simple white-tiled eatery (the one on the right as you look at the row of restaurants) is a recommended place to try low-priced authentic Portuguese cuis...
Markets & Fairs
This two-week medieval fair – held in July inside the castle grounds and below the town’s western wall – includes live entertainment, jousting matches, plenty of grog and pigs roasting on spits, and the chance to try...
Attached to the Casa das Senhoras Rainhas hotel, this elegant restaurant offers some of the finest dining in Óbidos, with main courses like bacalhau das rainhas (codfish in a fines herbes crust with extra-virgin ol...
Located in an 18th-century manor house just next to Igreja de Santa Maria, the town’s museum houses a small collection of paintings spanning several centuries...
Below town this imposing, if a little ramshackle, hexagonal church is an 18th-century baroque gem in need of some tender loving care...
This upstairs restaurant with windows overlooking the town features creative dishes such as requinte de bacalhau (cod with cheese, chestnuts and apples). It's better than most of the main street options.
Food & Drink
This scrumptiously decadent 23-day celebration draws over 200,000 people each February–March with events for every age and taste, including a kids' playhouse made entirely from chocolate.
Religious & Spiritual
In March or April, Holy Week (the week leading up to Easter Sunday) is celebrated with religious re-enactments and processions.
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