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Bom Jesus do Monte

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Address: 3 Miles (4.75km) Southeast of Braga N 103 3, Braga 4715-165, Portugal
Phone Number: 25/367-66-36
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Worth a detour to visit

This really is worth making a trip to visit. The lower zigzag is wooded, then comes the "display" staircase with the fountains. After the climb to the area of the church, there is... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This really is worth making a trip to visit. The lower zigzag is wooded, then comes the "display" staircase with the fountains. After the climb to the area of the church, there is a further 77 step stair going up to three additional chapels. The depictions of the stations of the cross and other scenes in the chapels are done... More 

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Worth the walk up all those stairs! Even saw a wedding. The views of Braga are great. So easy to reach on no.2 bus

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Fallston, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is beautiful! There are gardens around the church that are great to walk through or just sit for a while. The church itself is lovely, but the landscaping makes it even better. You can park at the bottom of the stairs and walk up or take the elevator for 2 euros round trip. You can also just drive... More 

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Union, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the most beautiful churches that we have visited. You can climb the stairs if you are fit and energetic, you can take the elevator, or you can drive up to the church. The interior is spectacular and much of it is lighted with large spot lights. If you are a photographer who does not like artificial... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stop on the road where the steps begin and walk up them. You will be glad you did. The sanctuary at the top is free. The is a must-see in Braga.

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Carno, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There. Was a wedding when we visited so made it a bit special, we walked down the steps, not good on the knees, but a beautiful church, well worth a visit

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Maputo, Mozambique
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Monumental a very beautiful sanctuary. stunning views of the city. The oldest elevator powered water activity, a real lesson in engineering. Baroque architecture surrounded by a paradisiacal setting. Unmissable.

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Killarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here on a night time and climbed all the way from a center as a pilgrim and it was fantastic! If you want more thrill and nice night view, i recommend to better come here in night using the long and dark staircase, it is amazing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I think that this is the most beautiful place in Braga. However, if you really want to enjoy the tour, I 'de say to go cycling or walking.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The funicular was easy and fun. If you want to see Baroque religious architecture, this would be the spot.

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