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  • Kantare Classical Guitars

    Kantare Classical Guitars

    Kantare Classical Guitars

    Have you ever heard about Kantare Classical Guitars? Kantare is a Finnish brand of classical… Continue reading
  • Live recording at Porto Guitarra

    Live recording at Porto Guitarra

    Live recording at Porto Guitarra

    This is one of the live recordings we made at Porto Guitarra that we decided… Continue reading
  • Amplification of string instruments

    Amplification of string instruments

    Amplification of string instruments

    PORTO GUITARRA worked with the great expert in amplification of string instruments, Carlos Juan, to create a high… Continue reading
  • Sons na Baixa

    Sons na Baixa

    Sons na Baixa

    Porto Guitarra joined the Centro National de Cultura, by participating on the first edition of… Continue reading
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About us

Porto Guitarra is a very particular musical instruments shop (stringed instruments). The instruments we sell are optimized in terms of playability, sound and aesthetics, according to the wishes and needs of our clients. Our goal is to provide a complete service in the sale, maintenance and repair of instruments, providing the necessary support for any decision that our customers need to take.

Porto Guitarra is a project that has matured with the help of many professional musicians  and many other amateurs who are somehow connected to traditional Portuguese stringed instruments.

Porto Guitarra – Venue We want to be the meeting place for all musicians, guitarists and curious who want to share their experiences, either as performers or as builders of string instruments.

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Our Products

    • Portuguese Guitar (Coimbra model)

      Portuguese Guitar (Coimbra model)

      Portuguese Guitar (Coimbra model)

      The Portuguese Guitar has two models in wide use in the portuguese music scene. The… Continue reading
    • Braguinha

      Braguinha

      Braguinha

      The Braguinha (or Machete) is a typical instrument of Madeira Archipelago. It is a Cavaquinho’s… Continue reading
    • Mandolin

      Mandolin

      Mandolin

      The Mandolin is one of the most important popular Portuguese instruments. The tuning is the… Continue reading
    • Bass Guitar

      Bass Guitar

      Bass Guitar

      It is widely used to play Lisbon Fado. It has a large harmonic box and… Continue reading
    • Bandola

      Bandola

      Bandola

      Sorry, this entry is only available in European Portuguese. Continue reading
    • Bandoloncelo

      Bandoloncelo

      Bandoloncelo

      Sorry, this entry is only available in European Portuguese. Continue reading
    • Rajão

      Rajão

      Rajão

      The Rajão is the most popular instrument of Madeira's folklore. Its tuning resembles the classical… Continue reading
    • Ukulele

      Ukulele

      Ukulele

      Ukulele, the typical instrument of Hawaii, is a direct descendant of Rajão, our most representative… Continue reading
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Our Services

Sales of Instruments and Accessories

We sell all kind of traditional Portuguese stringed instruments. Our instruments are optimized with regard to final tuning thus ensuring the best price/playability ratio in any range of instruments. More than a sale, we provide all the necessary advice on the purchase of new instruments or accessories, ensuring that our client stays with the best solution. We believe that there is a right instrument for every player. Shipment  We ship instruments or accessories to any part of the world. If you cannot come to us, we send it to your address.

Customized Instruments

We have the ability to customize instruments, giving a personal touch for every customer. We can do it starting from standard instruments, just changing the aesthetic line, or we can set root throughout the design of the instrument, selecting woods, pieces (hardware), technical details, aesthetics and finishes. Our goal is to give our customers the opportunity to create unique instruments with us.

Repairs and tunings

We do repairs and tuning of instruments with appropriate techniques to maintain the character of the instrument both in terms of sound or historical context.

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