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View from Bom Jesus do Monte, Braga, Portugal
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Top sigths of Portugal

When describing religious landmarks of the country, we cannot fail to mention the Christ the King statue. It was built in 1959 and is an exact copy of the statue located in Rio de Janeiro. The height of the statue is 28 meters; there is an observation deck near the statue, from which visitors will be able to enjoy it stunning panoramic views of Lisbon. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Braga

Braga sightseeing

You should start your observing of the town from the cathedral that is surrounded by a picturesque park. This is one of the most beautiful buildings of the whole country. Its creation lasted over two hundred years and finished in the end of the 13th century. The facades of this building are decorated by ancient frescos and sculptures featuring saints. Step inside this church and you will be amazed by refined … Open

Cultural excursion through Braga - things to see

The center of the park is the location of a beautiful cathedral. This is an amazing building in Romanesque style, the construction of which took place in the 11th century. Tourists should definitely not forget to explore the interior of the cathedral, which is always distinguished by an inexpressible atmosphere of harmony and peace. Walk through the park, and you will reach another attraction - the palace of the … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

The basis of the menu of Brito's restaurant is represented by dishes cooked on a grill. Chefs prepare several dozen meat dishes, vegetable side dishes and original hot salads. Fans of seafood will surely fall in love with this restaurant as there they will be able to order delicious gefilte fish or sea platter. Dom Gosto is one more interesting restaurant that specializes in cooking dishes from the national cuisine. … Open

Traditions and mentality of Braga

Bullfighting has remained one of the most exciting events during many years. Traditionally a huge number of spectators come to see this event. The competitions, which are usually organized in Braga, are considered softer and more humane than the bullfights, which can be seen at the stadiums of Spain. Many people associate Braga primarily with the widest choice of wine and best varieties of port wine, which will … Open

Travel guide to Braga

No less interesting out of architectural monuments is the palace Biskainyush, in addition to its unique architecture, it is notable for the presence of the picturesque courtyard and landscaped gardens. It is most pleasing to visit the palace during the warmer months, as there always many incredible landscape ornaments formed in his garden during that period. In this garden several beautiful old sculptures and … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

One of the favourite walking places for lovers of shopping is a picturesque historical Rua da Porta Nova street. Here, beautiful old buildings house numerous lovely gift shops, designer clothing, and gastronomic shops. There are also specialized shops selling lace articles from local factories, as well as high-end leather accessories at the most attractive prices. Amateurs of brands should visit the popular … Open

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