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Largo Carlos Amarante, Braga 4700-308, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is in someway an oddity in its position in the town. It has a beautiful interior with magnificent arches. The exterior is also interesting with its two cockerels on the walls. It has an interesting claim in history not least its claim to have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Oliver M
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

This church is majestic for the size of Braga. The facade is remarkable and the interiors are also very very beautiful. I would strongly suggest anyone to see this.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

A magnificent temple that is the epitome of Braga: a church dedicated to the Holy Cross of Christ. In the predominant local Barroque style, it exhibits a symbolic richness in its faça de that continues (even if on a smaller scale) on the inside. It...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is one of the numerous churches in the city of Braga to visit. The façade is very intriguing since there are two cockerels there. It is probably due to the dedication of the church to the Holy Cross. During Holy Week ceremonies a procession...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Luís H
Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you pass by and a lot of people are looking puzzlingly at the facade... they are looking for cocks (as in male chicken - it is a church!). If you don't find two, you won't get married, or so the legend goes... do look...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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