7 Sights in Braga, Portugal (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Braga, Portugal. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Braga, Portugal.

List of cities in Portugal Sightseeing Tours in Braga

1. Totus Tuus

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Totus tuus was routinely used to sign off letters written in Latin, meaning "all yours", often abbreviated as "t.t.". In recent history Totus tuus was used by Pope John Paul II as his personal motto to express his personal Consecration to Mary based on the spiritual approach of Louis de Montfort and the Mariology in his works. The pontiff explained the meaning further in his book Crossing the Threshold of Hope where he defines it as not only an expression of piety but also of devotion that is deeply rooted in the Mystery of the Blessed Trinity.

Wikipedia: Totus Tuus (EN)

2. Arco da Porta Nova

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The Arch of the New Gate, is a Baroque and Neoclassical arch, designed by André Soares in the late 18th century, in the civil parish of Sé, municipality of Braga, in northern Portugal. The triumphal arch which decorates the western entrance to the medieval wall of the city, was opened in 1512 and traditionally used to present the city's keys to dignitaries and celebrities.

Wikipedia: Arco da Porta Nova (EN)

3. Fonte do Ídolo

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The Fountain of the Idol is a Roman fountain located in the civil parish of São José de São Lázaro, in the municipality of Braga, northern Portugal. Located in the former territory of the Callaici Bracari, the granite rock fountain/spring has Latin inscriptions, dedicated to the Gallaecian and Lusitanian gods Tongoenabiagus and Nabia.

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4. Torre de Menagem Castelo medieval de Braga

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Torre de Menagem Castelo medieval de Braga K. Kendall from Portland, OR, USA / CC BY 2.0

Castle of Braga is a historical fortification and defensive line encircling the city of Braga. While, in fact, the only remains of this structure are the various gates and towers along its perimeter, the main keep tower, located in the civil parish of São João do Souto, is the only true remnant of the medieval castle.

Wikipedia: Castle of Braga (EN)

5. Sé Catedral de Braga

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The Cathedral of Braga is a Roman Catholic church in the northern city of Braga, Portugal. Due to its long history and artistic significance, it is also one of the most important buildings in the country. It is the seat of the Archdiocese of Braga and of the Primate Archbishop of Portugal and Spain.

Wikipedia: Braga Cathedral (EN)

6. Igreja da Lapa

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The Church of the Pope is located in the historical center of Braga Town, which is located in the same name area of the seaport, and belongs to the Covenant School. It can be understood in the arcade building on the Republic Square.

Wikipedia: Igreja da Lapa (Braga) (PT)

7. Capela de São Miguel-o-Anjo

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Angel Church is located in the largest free district of Braga. It was originally built in the early xviiii century, in the Oak area, near the dagger, where the archbishops stopped to allow them to solemnly enter the Holy See.

Wikipedia: Capela de São Miguel-o-Anjo (PT)

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