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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 walk up small lake funicular railway walked down nice park worth the effort climb the stairs sunny day amazing place enjoy the view well worth the visit take your time
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Reviewed 2 days 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ManolisL46
Reviewed 11 December 2018

it's really worth a visit. we took the old tram up and them we went out using the stairs. very beautiful view over Braga

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rui S
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

The middle one is the best one, but there is no middle one only a couple of spots that can be used on the low season, the parking on top and bottom make you walk, so if you have time use those otherwise, you know...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DonCesar
Reviewed 23 November 2018

The church was very nice, but the grounds were breathtaking. A wonderful place to take a slow walk and enjoy the scenery. The walk down the hill was had some unique fountains showing the deadly sins with life size stations of the cross.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike M
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21 August 2018|
Response from highlando | Reviewed this property |
Longuinho foi um dos soldados presentes na crucificação de Jesus Cristo, que depois se converteu ao cristianismo.
21 August 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.
16 August 2018|
Response from Minicell | Reviewed this property |
Yes Avenida da liberdade to Bom Jesus... 13stops...