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Bom Jesus do Monte

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Estrada de Sao Pedro, Braga 4715-165, Portugal
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All reviews bom jesus great view cable car nice walk beautiful church small lake walk up funicular railway walked down nice park climb the stairs worth the effort sunny day amazing place enjoy the view well worth the visit take your time
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were amazed by the beauty and complex symmetry of this marvel of architecture from the XVIII. century and located on a hillside east of Braga. We were lucky: our friendly bus driver, Goncalo, an epitome of Portuguese hospitality, brought our bus at the top...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

On our day trip to Braga, I was so glad that this was included. An impressive church and when we visited, it was undergoing renovation. There is another church with the same name in Goa, India but the architecture and the interiors are totally different....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kalindi D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You can either take the funicular or walk up the300 plus stairs. Great views of Braga from the top and then you can climb even higher and climb above the grotto to the little lake and get views of the countryside. The church is in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

WOW just WOW what a stunningly amazing visit. This is truly an amazing sight and a must see whilst in the Braga area, the stunning architecture has to be seen first hand. The steps are very manageable with plenty of flat inbetween the stair cases,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank adaniels83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of those attractions that catches you by surprise. No it's not just another church in Portugal, its so much more. It's worth going to Braga just to visit this wonderful piece of history.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Richard0960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must visit location because of the great scenery and views from all around the property. The stairs are huge and go from all the way at the bottom of the hill up to the church at the top of the hill. Great...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Brian D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good hill jesus is a must see in the city. It is preferable to visit at dusk when the sun is setting ..

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sanctuary is built on a hill and can be accessed by climbing 1,000 steps from the bottom, or by riding up in a funicular. However, we were riding motorcycles, so I programmed the GPS to take us directly to the site and we rode...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only site in Braga we had too see. Paid parking at the top. Because it was raining, I did a quick down and up jaunt between the Pelican Fountain and the Escadaria to the Chapel of the Crucifixion and no further. Snapped photos of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank WC-Travelers-75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Personally this is the best place to visit while in Braga, it is easily reachable buy bus and it's cheap. Just be aware that bus goes every hour if I remember correctly so try to time your visit in order to avoid having to wait...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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August 21, 2018|
Response from highlando | Reviewed this property |
Longuinho foi um dos soldados presentes na crucificação de Jesus Cristo, que depois se converteu ao cristianismo.
August 21, 2018|
Response from Titanium_13 | Reviewed this property |
Think it’s the Roman soldier who pierced JC with a spear & later converted to Christianity. Not 100% sure.
August 15, 2018|
Response from Minicell | Reviewed this property |
Yes Avenida da liberdade to Bom Jesus... 13stops...