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When visiting Portugal you have to listen to the Portuguese Guitar and the instrumental Fado and feel the emotions that are related with this musical instrument, one of the symbols of this nation. This is a unique and original cultural experience that can not be found anywhere in the world. The best show in Faro (trip advisor classification) with more than 30000 visitors for 7 years.
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R. da Misericórdia 8
R. da Misericórdia 8, 8000-269 Faro, PortugalLook for the tourist office in Faro near the old town arc. The entrance is inside the tourist office.
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    Arco da Vila Interpretative Center
    Stop: 20 minutes -
    Exposure to the history of the old city walls and the village arch and how it was affected by the 1755 earthquake. Rooftop overlooking the old city and the nests of the majestic storks.
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R. da Misericórdia 8
R. da Misericórdia 8, 8000-269 Faro, PortugalLook for the tourist office in Faro near the old town arc. The entrance is inside the tourist office.
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Departure Point
R. da Misericórdia 8, 8000-269 Faro, Portugal
Duration
35m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • "Arc of the village" interpretative center visit
  • Portuguese Guitar Recital
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Andrew G wrote a review Feb 2020
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I definitely enjoyed this. It's a talk and demonstration of Fado, along with some audio-visual components, by a guy who's really passionate about his culture and also plays beautifully. It's held in a small room in the clock tower of the gate into the old city of Faro (you
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from JoaoCuna, Producer, Composer and Musician in the Portuguese Guitar Recital at Guitar Recital - Discover Portuguese Guitar & Instrumental Fado Music
Responded 23 Feb 2020
Dear visitor, I´m so glad that you had enjoyed the Portuguese Guitar Recital. Thank you very much for your comment. All the best for you!!! "Keep the Portuguese Guitar alive in your hands" João Cuña
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Mark G wrote a review Feb 2020
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I was lucky to see Joao all to myself on a quiet day in Faro over New Year. A very interesting talk about the story of Fado in this beautiful church location. He is passionate about the national instrument of Portugal and played a variety of tunes wonderfully. Very informative
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from JoaoCuna, Producer, Composer and Musician in the Portuguese Guitar Recital at Guitar Recital - Discover Portuguese Guitar & Instrumental Fado Music
Responded 19 Feb 2020
Dear visitor, I´m so glad that you had enjoyed the Portuguese Guitar Recital. Its always a real pleasure to share my Portuguese Guitar passion with all the visitors. Thank you very much for your comment. All the best for you!!! "Keep the Portuguese Guitar alive in your hands" João Cuña
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Mike S wrote a review Feb 2020
Hamilton, Canada15 contributions18 helpful votes
My wife and had the pleasure of attending when we were in Faro last year and still can't stop talking about it. If you have a chance to go, go! You will be amazed.
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from JoaoCuna, Producer, Composer and Musician in the Portuguese Guitar Recital at Guitar Recital - Discover Portuguese Guitar & Instrumental Fado Music
Responded 13 Feb 2020
Dear Mike, I´m so glad that you and your wife had enjoyed the Portuguese Guitar Recital. Thank you very much for your comment. All the best for you!!! "Keep the Portuguese Guitar alive in your hands" João Cuña
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Andy wrote a review Jan 2020
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I really enjoyed this short introduction to Fado. The lecture takes place up in the bell tower of the Old City (next to tourism centre). The instructor is very enthusiastic about this part of Portuguese culture, and is very open to answer all your questions. He also plays
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from JoaoCuna, Producer, Composer and Musician in the Portuguese Guitar Recital at Guitar Recital - Discover Portuguese Guitar & Instrumental Fado Music
Responded 27 Jan 2020
Dear visitor, I´m so glad that you had enjoyed the Portuguese Guitar Recital. Thank you very much for your comment. All the best for you!!! "Keep the Portuguese Guitar alive in your hands" João Cuña
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happygabby wrote a review Dec 2019
Dublin, Ireland54 contributions4 helpful votes
It was a fantastic experience to learn about Portuguese guitar and fado music, beautifully presented with passion and great knowledge.
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Response from JoaoCuna, Producer, musician and composer in the Portuguese Guitar Recital at Guitar Recital - Discover Portuguese Guitar & Instrumental Fado Music
Responded 9 Dec 2019
Dear Gabby, Im glad that you had enjoyed the cultural experience and the emotion of live music!! Thank you very much for your comment. All the best for you!!! "Keep the Portuguese Guitar alive in your hands" João Cuña
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About the operator

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CjIredale
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Fantastic Sunday afternoon
This is a fabulous experience, the studio is in a great location and whilst the day itself was hot - the air condit
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gabe186470
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A little too niche
Hey, d’ya know what, if a really niche musical instrument is what you’re after, then this is fine, if not then it’s
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markmH6282OZ
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Spare time in Faro and stumbled across a gem
I had some spare time in Faro waiting for my flight home and found a flyer for the recital de guitarra while walkin
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magician77
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Wonderful talent
I was passing by the Tourist office and was given a hand bill for the show , We loved it well put together nice sty
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Burningbutterfly
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A spontaneous treat
We were walking by the tourist office and were stopped and given a leaflet about this recital, there are three time
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PeterJMack
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Musical scam
We went back to the Algarve and among other activities we chose a rainy day for an indoor activity. We love fado mu
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laurent_l02
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Beautiful!
We happened to attend the show by chance and we were absolutely enchanted! A wonderful musical performance.
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LMW2
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A beautiful performance
We left glowing with the emotion of the recital and thankful for being Introduced to this powerful musical traditi
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Il_Gago
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An exquisite flive music performance and Fado's history lesson
Portuguese guitar player João Cuña shows with his skills and words how Fado is played in Portugal. The host, apart
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PaulKirknes
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Interesting
We just popped in, and I had a much better experience than I expected. Interesting history about fado and the still
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DominicC655
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Great presentation and performance about Fado and Portuguese guitar
Don’t miss this performance at the main gate of Faro old town. Tickets cost 5 euros and it’s very well spent on th
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nat783
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Fantastic way to discover this Portuguese art!
We went there as a last minute decision and we weren’t disappointed. Great presentation, great music and nice locat
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Dionysus41
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Portuguese guitar and fado
In a small, old chapel (above the Tourist Information Office) for a modest fee (5 Euros each), my wife and I were t
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EdinburghHeretoday
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Strikes a Chord
Reading these posts reminds me now of going to Faro in March 2014. My wife and I wandered up a back street in the
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Gertie68
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Beautiful music described in its cultural, historical context
We learned about the Portuguese guitar and the evolution of fado while listening to beautiful music in a quiet sett
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