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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 4 days ago

No doubt it is mentioned in every tourist book and guide, this is a must see! If it is a good day, stay for the sunset, you would love it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cmtsuigolf
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excelente place for walk or running with amazing view over the city. Even with some cold the top of the church is something the 🔝

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joao-Jafl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm so happy that i visited this amazing church and grounds. I even managed to climb the stairs too! I had to video myself to show my partner as proof as he would not have believed me. Lol. I'm sure in the summer, the place...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Patsy E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the local bus up to Bom Jesus do Monte around 10 am on a very warm day. The fare was cheap and the journey was comfortable. The local bus takes you to the base of the famous stairs and runs up and back...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kayt60
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Great place and fantastic views. If you come with the car make first stop at the bridges as from there are the best views on the staircases. Parking is 1 Euro up at the church. Easy to miss the entrance as there’s no sign coming...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Took a day trip to Braga, while visiting Porto. This is an amazing religious sanctuary, the church was being renovated during my visit in October. But honestly I came for the beautiful stairs and the beautiful views of Braga. I parked my car uphill near...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LL517LL
Reviewed December 31, 2018

An absolutely amazing tribute to Christianity. The stonework is gorgeous and the pilgrimage is humbling. You need to be in pretty good shape to climb the stairs, but the tour guide will drive you to the top if it is not possible for you to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mlorenzen
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic complex to visit, starting with a nice climb up the stairs (and there’s a few of them) you reach this brilliantly designed structure with statues all around. Once you get near the top all statues align with the church it’s brilliant. Up...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jason S
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit. It is hard to park but there is an elevator that takes up up the hill. The view to the city is amazing. If you come to Braga please visit this place!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KarlaClaros
Reviewed December 27, 2018

Impressive complex of buildings and churches, an interesting pilgrimage at the north, near the birthplaces of the Portuguese nation.

Date of experience: June 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...