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Óbidos is a town in western Central Portugal. The town is a popular destination due to it walled hilltop medieval centre.

Get in[edit]

Óbidos lies on both the A8 and A15 motorways.

Rodoviária do Oeste's Rápida Verde coach bus service provides frequent connections to Lisbon, Bombarral, and Caldas da Rainha.

The Óbidos railway station is served by Comboios de Portugal's Linha do Oeste (Western Line).

Get around[edit]


The town is dominated by an old medieval fortress with a portion of the town located within the castle walls.

  • Clock Tower
  • Mother Church of Saint Mary
  • Municipal Museum, located in the old Council Chamber House


  • Walk the 1.5km walls of the fortress


  • a typical cherry liquor with a strong taste. You can buy small or medium bottles to drink or take home.




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