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Bom Jesus do Monte

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Address: N103-3, 3 miles (4.75km) southeast of Braga, Braga, Portugal
Phone Number: 25/367-66-36

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BEAUTIFUL CHURCH, GREAT GARDENS

I have visited this church up in the mountain of Braga, Portugal twice. It has a spectacular view, a beautiful topiary garden, and a beautiful church with a 3D sanctuary of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I have visited this church up in the mountain of Braga, Portugal twice. It has a spectacular view, a beautiful topiary garden, and a beautiful church with a 3D sanctuary of the crucifixion scene. It is also very close to another Catholic Church - the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, which is also worth visiting. This church is conducive to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

A nice place to walk for a walk and climb its unique stairs. Appart from that there is not much to say, the church is not so impressing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This by far has to be one of the most beautiful religious places I have been. I was awestruck by the whole place. I cannot recommend the place enough. We drove here and it was easy to park. We couldn't find a loo or a cheap cafe. meh, We were driving to Porto.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Beautiful views, relaxing walks, fresh air. It allows you to have a wonderful view of Braga, just enjoy the moment when visiting this site.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This place is very close to my heart, been going there ever since I was a kid either to just walk around the the lovely park or to go horse ridding. You can also catch a great view of Braga from the stairs and it is definitely worth it to sit and relax there for a bit! Even as a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Very beautifull and relaxing, Bom Jesus is an excelent place to take a walk breathing nature and peace. It´s temple is simple and beautifull but the best in this place is the park. It has a lake and a lot of tracks where you can walk and walk and feel the nature. Its views of the city are majestic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We drove our car all the way up to the church and then walked down the beautiful and famous stairs. I loved the view you have from the terraces in between the stairs. This place is fabulously located in the midst of Portuguese nature. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Can't add much to the countless good reviews of this place. It's one of the highlights of Portugal in my opinion. Gazing upon it for the first time at the top doesn't do it much justice but take your time to climb down the stairs and then gazing up from the bottom suddenly makes everything click into place. From afar... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

It's a must go: you will get a great view from the city and the landscape, very nice architecture, beautiful gardens, amazing stairs decorated with statues and fountains, and a charming path surrounded by nature.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Beautiful architecture repeated through a myriad of flights of steps make this a wonderful attraction. At various points bible scenes are portrayed using life size figures. The view from the top is good. At the top there is a good cafe offering decent food at reasonable prices. You have to pay to use the toilet.

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