The renowned American newspaper The New York Times has just published an article on Guimarães. The piece highlights the best of the "cradle" of the Portuguese nationality, from the perspective of Charly Wilder, the journalist who visited the city in early July, after suggesting it as one of the 41 destinations to visit this year, in a previous article.
Titled "The Arts Take Root in Portugal’s Cradle City
", the article pointed out the historical importance of Guimarães to the country, also referring the artistic and cultural dynamics the city is living on the eve of the European Capital of Culture event. Charly Wilder talked with some elements of the programming team about the most outstanding projects of the European Capital of Culture 2012, and met the places preparing to be the most relevant points of the city’s cultural scene throughout 2012.
The New York Times invites readers to visit Guimarães, offering a travel guide with some of the best places and flavors of the region. The journalist chooses the "birthplace" of Portugal not only by its historical role, but also due to the vibrant environment of the city which is one of the youngest in Europe.