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Striking façade!

It is indeed a most striking blue-and-white-tiled façade of Baroque-Rococo architectural style that... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Beautiful and free

At least for now it's still free so I would suggest to take a look at the inside. The expositions... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

It is indeed a most striking blue-and-white-tiled façade of Baroque-Rococo architectural style that will draw you to it like a magnet. It's worth spending a few minutes admiring the exterior before venturing inside. There's a showcase of objects from the hospital which once was here,...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

At least for now it's still free so I would suggest to take a look at the inside. The expositions are not that impressive, to be honest. But if you like Roman Catholic religion history you will find it very good. Lot's of reliquaries and...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

It was a scorching June afternoon that took me here in my strolling around Braga almost by chance, I was yearning for a cool place to rest for a little while. The palace -also known as Casa do Mexicano- has a cute façade and it...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

This was one of our favourite buildings in Braga, the blue tiles on the outside are very beautiful and it’s free.

Thank cmbreuer2016
Reviewed 8 May 2018

The outside is the most spectacular however it is worth going inside for a view of the staircase. It is free. Close by on the same street are the roman ruins so check these out too.

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

The blue tiles really stand out on this building - both inside and out. I believe the museum is free - I was able to enter on a walking tour. The most interesting items were the small painted statues with pieces of bone set into...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Nicely decorated palace with the traditional blue tiles on the facade. Free entrance inside to have a look at different expositions. When we went there were statues of saints containing parts of their allegedly original bones!

Thank Fragkiskos K
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This building was celebrating a anniversary of 500 years. it is free to walk around the museum and a cool place out of the sun

Thank organicgirl48
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Good place to drink wine, there is good nature around. So would go there again later at Braga Portugal I have been working with other people at Braga Portugal and having fun with

Thank Ivar Z
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Otherwise known as The House of the Mexican, built in 1754-55 is stunningly beautiful in its purple glory. It is cited that this main door and balcony are the finest examples of BRAGA civil architecture. Easily accessible on a through traffic side street! Vicki Sydney...More

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