Coimbra, Portugal: Fado Music

published 3 months ago by Rick Steves

Coimbra is a great place to catch a fado performance. Fado is a uniquely Portuguese style of music — soulful and nostalgic, with singers telling tales of unanswered love. And while most fado is sung by women, in Coimbra, it's usually performed by men. More info about travel to Portugal:

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