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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

Stylish hotels

Budget-minded travelers will have the opportunity to spend a few days in a stylish modern setting as well - Ibis Budget Braga Centro provides them with its services. The hotel's interior is dominated by white, blue and noble gray, and a light-wood finish allows to make the atmosphere much cozier. Original wall paintings and colorful designer furniture remind us of the modern trends; absolutely all rooms of the … 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

Hotels with history of Braga

Among Braga's hostels, we can also highlight the ones attracting travelers with an incomparable historic setting. For example, Bracarahostel housed in a beautiful historic building. At the entrance, you will notice a massive wooden stained-glass door. The ancient building has preserved a spiral staircase with high wooden handrails, as well as partially restored walls. All rooms in the hostel have very beautiful … Open

Advices for travellers

7. Tourists who plan to rent a car should be extremely cautious on the streets of the city. Local drivers are not distinguished by strict following of the traffic rules, despite the fact that all traffic violations result in large fines. 8. When you go for a walk, it is necessary to take a copy of your identity document. Money and valuable items are better to be kept in a safe in your hotel. Do not … Open

Active recreation

The city also has something to offer in terms of cultural institutions. Thus, Mosteiro de São Martinho de Tibães is strongly recommended to travelers who are enthusiastic about church history and monastic life, and Museu dos Biscainhos shows the life of noblemen in other epochs, thereby allowing to plunge into the history of the city. Braga couldn't be called the City of Archbishops without its many interesting … Open

Festivals and events in Braga

With great joy and fun, the City of Archbishops (as Braga is often called for the archbishop's residence located here) also hosts many festivals. One of the most famous events is Semibreve Festival, taking place at the end of October in Teatro Circo De Braga, GNRation, and Casa Rolão. This is the festival dedicated to electronic music where besides enjoying trance, techno, and other related subgenres, the audience … Open

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