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All reviews bom jesus great view cable car beautiful church nice walk walk up small lake funicular railway walked down worth the effort sunny day amazing place enjoy the view well worth the visit take your time northern portugal stairs
This place is one of the most iconic images of the whole country, reproduced so many times in so many places. Just for that it deserves a visit. You´ll need a car to get there as it´s very close to Braga but I guess it...More
I stopped here with my bus tour group. Our group had an hour to look around the area, which is very scenic. There are 22 outdoor shrines that depict the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Christ. There are numerous sets of steps leading to each...More
We visited Bom Jesus do Monte, beautiful and stunned Sanctuary, we took the funicular , one of the kind around the world, the symmetrical staircase are impressive and a stunning views over Braga... A must see place to visit
From the architectural point , this is a very beautiful place. But besides that, you also get great views from the mountain, and a spiritual experience. We were lucky to be there in May , when roses and other flowers were blooming giving this place...More
It is really a fun thing to visit Bom Jesus. Apart from the religieus history and the pelgrim spot, the park around is beautiful situated. On top of the hill there is a small artifical lake where you can rent a Rowing boat..
To reach the church by the steps, one works his way up past chapels and statues that symbolize the many religious stages before finaly you reach salvation. A wonderful work of art in a beautiful landscape. If you are up to it, do not take...More
Remarkable collection of Catholic artwork, reliquaries, and dioramas on a scenic mountain above Braga. Much dimmed with age and in need of restoration, but so remarkable as to be recognized by United Nations cultural authorities. Feeding coins into the computerized photo tour kiosks was worth...More
To me, the interesting things about this site, besides the religious significance, are the grounds, the funicular (hydraulic) train, and the steps up (or down).
We chose to park at the bottom of the steps and climbed the 7(?) flights of stairs (forgot how many...More
Parked at the top and had a picnic. Then took the lift down and walked up the steps. The climb starts down in the woodland with shade from the trees. The steps are wide and shallow so not difficult. Pleasant cafe on cliff top terrace...More