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Cathedral of Santa Maria de Braga

Se Primaz Rua Dom Paio Mendes, Braga 4700-424, Portugal
+351 253 263 317
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Generally in Braga there are plenty of churches, 49 if I remember correctly, however; this one definitely worth a visit. Great structure.

Thank Fragkiskos K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a really nice sight, beautiful organs and ceiling painting - really worth the visit if you are around!

Thank Yasmin R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing organ. Enjoyed our visit even though it was Sunday and there was a very long mass and baptism at the end. Pretty church.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First I have to point out that my wife and I are Jewish, so we have not been raised by Christian tradition and calture, thus our knowledge is somewhat short with the New Testimony. For me it was overwhelming experience to enter such place with...More

Thank Ronen J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much in such small space. The cathedral has one of the most astonishing organs in Europe. However, we could not find out when the organ would be played. A treat in store.

Thank Restful M
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We were on a walking tour of the town and went past the shops to the cathedral. Inside it was quite dark but the gold colour of the organ was impressive. Small charge to enter. Toilets were inside too.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is the big cathedral with ancient roots. Some grand art inside. The organ is overwhelming. The complex includes a museum and treasury full of church objects, not very memorable.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Amazing cathedral with colorful ceiling and extraordinary gilt wood organ which dominates the main nave. The current cathedral comes from he 12th century and was built on the wishes of Henrique and Teresa, parents of the first king of Portugal Afonso Henriques. While visiting the...More

Thank duhoz
Reviewed 2 October 2017

It is a great cathedral, beautiful arhitecture. Unfortunately we arrived just a couple of minutes after it closed so we couldn't enter...(it closes at 19 pm).

Thank stefanprisacariu
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The cathedral is unique and mixing a lot of different styles. The museum has some really nice and rare pieces. I found very interesting the portuguese first cross to arrive in Brazil and the high shoes that belonged to a very short bishop. Strongly advise...More

Thank AlxBrg_2017
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