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Av. Nossa Sra. do Sameiro 44, Braga 4715-616, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful cathedral overlooking Braga. Very symbolic church in Portugal. Must witness the stunning sun set. Transport is required, as the church is 15mins from the city centre.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank J W
Reviewed 14 October 2019 via mobile

The idea that people pilgrimage here today and for 100’s of years before is amazing. It’s pretty up there and worth seeing!

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 October 2019 via mobile

Amazing church located high on a hilltop and visible for miles around. Dedicated to Mary, the church occupies a large plot of land and its gleaming white dome is its key feature. There is no cost to enter. The church hosted Pope John Paul II...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 26 September 2019

Wonderful Basilica , so quiet and tranquil. Amazing ceramics. A view to remember. Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 23 September 2019 via mobile

Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sameiro is a very big church located about 5km far from Bom Jesus do Monte, near Braga, in the North of Portugal. It was built in 19th Century and it is now the second important Marian place in Portugal after...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 15 September 2019 via mobile

If you’re looking for an excellent view of the city this is where you had to go. There’s also an impressive church at the top. It’s not an older church it’s actually quite new but it’s still very impressed all the same. There’s also parks...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank johncS9706VI
Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

Lovely place for a stroll, the panoramas are absolutely stunning. What we liked is that it wasn’t as crowded as Bom Jesus do Monte, we though of it being actually even better.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 10 August 2019

We visited the beautiful church on the hill early in the morning on the next day after we went to the Bom Jesus do Monte. And it was good so – we could define the impressions. The fog and emptiness made this place mysterious and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Svetlana A
Reviewed 23 June 2019

This large church is located near Bom Jesus, and one can walk from there in about half an hour. This sanctuary also has a staircase, but much less impressive than the one in Bom Jesus (and there is no lift, so much fewer tourists). However,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank KatrienS955
Reviewed 10 May 2019

This is a fascinating interesting place to visit. We highly recommended this place on the day we visited it was raining and a service was taking place. We walked around to appreciate the building and the views magnificent.

Date of experience: May 2019
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