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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 beautiful church walk up small lake funicular railway nice walk enjoy the view take your time sunny day well worth the visit northern portugal cable car staircase steps sanctuary hill statues
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

On top of a step hill just outside Braga but reached by public bus number 2 it’s worth the effort. Catch the funicular up to the top and the spend time walking around further up than the church. After that walk all the way back...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

It's really one of the most special places in Braga. I would recommend people to go there with time, like at the end of the afternoon and before dinner. It's more than the stairs and the church: it's about exploring the nature at the same...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2018

a "Must Visit" in Braga. Accessible by taxi within 30 minute from Braga city center. As one approached the top of the hill, you see an imposing basilica with long zigzaging staircase leading to the top of the basilica. The gardens are well kept. Souvenir...More

Thank Henrietta H
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Easy to access with public transport (direct bus from city center running every 20 or 30 minutes), beautiful church and baroque stairway, spectacular view.

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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Great time with my family. We took a ride on the train which is so cool .. being pulled by cables and water . Beautiful view and church. You can have a drink in a bar .. and eat . Love love .

Thank PaulaBoneca
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Until today I dont have words for to a discription about this playce. Incredible stars and the history is very nice too. The chappels are absolutely incredible. Unfortunelly I cant give 10 stars in this place.

Thank Michellebeat
Reviewed 28 August 2018

WWhether you arrive by funicular or car, you then have endless short flights of stairs to climb – but it’s completely spectacular with the city spread out in front of you. We even had a cup of coffee – which was reasonably priced. There are...More

Thank LOVE2EAT56
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Bom Jesus do Monte is an absolute must when in Braga. We travelled by(cheap) local bus from the centre of town. The bus stops at the base of the steps (there is parking if you are travelling by car). Ideally, go on a weekday &...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing! It’s breathtaking (in more ways than one). We drove from Porto and our GPS directions brought us to a park area above the facility. We walked down the steps and then back up... Amazing! If we were to do over I would get directions...More

Thank db7477
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Yes, it is 750 steps to reach the top, but it is worth it. Don't expect much inside the church, all the beauty is on the outside! it is a must in Braga

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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...