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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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The stairway is beautiful = interesting to see the disproportion with the church. Park your car at the bottom of the stairway (there is place along the road) and climb it (you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Sylvain L
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Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The stairway is beautiful = interesting to see the disproportion with the church. Park your car at the bottom of the stairway (there is place along the road) and climb it (you don't need to be a marathoner). You'll see sculptures representing the 5 senses. Don't spend too much time on the church and the park behind.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Suggest you to walk from the bottom, and see everything on the way when you walk up the stairs. A beautiful Baroque style church.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The truth is that this monastery it's really special. Location is great, the panoramic view of the valley are breath taking. Also the stairs below monastery are pretty impressive. Recommend going with the car all the way up and going down and up the stairs! Really good! The views are worth the exercise! Good for families with children, but if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Park your car in a shady parking an prepaire for a long stairway. But every step is worth. Every chapel has to be checked ( some lights inside would be recomended). Beautiful stairway in the top an very good maintained gardens. From the very top, nice views on Braga and valey. A really must in Nord Portugal

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went very early before tourists started to arrive, made it even better to visit and enjoy the view. We also had the local bar to ourselves for a relaxed breakfast. Worthwile visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having seen pictures of this place it was on the agenda when we were in the area and we were not disappointed. Firstly parking was ample and free! The area is pristine and so scenic with photo opportunities plentiful. The walk from top to bottom and back up was challenging but lovely in the sunshine. The cathedral provided a cool... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do not go to Portugal/Braga without visiting this stunning site. Beautiful views of a traditional church as well as views of the landscape. A great spot for a sunset.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bom Jesus do Monte it's much more than a catolic santuary, it's a beutiful barroc garden in the will, and a romantic garden in the top of the will. The park have a lake with boats and big tree.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A truly beautiful ancient church and extensive gardens. Arriving by car you can park at the bottom of the cascading steps or up at the church entrance, both are free. The grounds above the church have a nice park with a lake and several walkways. We explored the gardens and then the area around the church which has many flower... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your visiting braga this is a must see!! take a half or a full day just to walk around and visit all the sites. In the morning there isn't many tourist, at the evening the sun set is absolutely breath taking. i am not big on churches and historic buildings but i must say this was awesome!! i would... More 

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