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Bom Jesus do Monte

3 Miles Southeast of Braga N 103 3, Braga 4715-165, Portugal
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“bom jesus” (72 reviews)
“walk up” (13 reviews)
3 Miles Southeast of Braga N 103 3, Braga 4715-165, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice and unique place. When we visited there was fog all around which made the scenery even more outstanding.

Thank Fragkiskos K
Reviewed 1 week ago

You need at least 3 hours to see and walk the place if you go down the steps otherwise two hours is enough time

Thank RayMiami
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One hour from Porto by a local train. In Braga there is a bus (number 2) at least every hour from the train station and from the center as well, with some half-hourly. The Baroque building is famous for the stunning ornamental stairway that zig...More

Thank Discover_nomad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So happy we decided to visit. This is a magical place and it is easy to understand why Pilgrims come here and climb the stairs. Fantastic panoramic views. Beautiful statues. Gorgeous grounds. Fantastic church.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extraordinary monument located in Braga. Go up the whole staircase along the via sacra until you reach the basilique, then take some time to see the landscape from above, wander a little bit around the park around, maybe up to the boat lake. Then take...More

1  Thank jplancos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here as part of a tour. Gorgeous grounds. Our guide did not encourage us to walk to the bottom, but if you are capable, you should as it is a great view looking back up the stairs. You don't need much time here-maybe...More

Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Do not be afraid of the 500+ stairs! Very nice walk through a forset up tp the hill. Fantastic panorama, fountains and sculptures.

Thank MandakGabor
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Our coach took us to this large and distinctive cathedral with an impressive number of granite steps ( which we did not climb). I would have liked to see the view from the bottom but our coach was too large and was not allowed to...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Used to be for pilgrims, but now is a tourist site as it is beautiful and affords gorgeous views of the region. Cafes on site. Pleasant church. Grottos with religious statues. And oh those steps!

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Not directly in Braga but just about 5 KM. You can take a taxi or public bu from Av de Liberdade (25 de Abrial) for 1,65€ each way, 20 minutes ride about every 30 minutes. Be advice that on Saturday from 11:10 is 1 hour...More

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3 September 2017|
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Response from paul d | Reviewed this property |
the number 2 bus stops just outside the main train station at braga. you need the bus stop that is just outside the main entrance not across the road.
6 July 2015|
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Response from nettyporthole | Reviewed this property |
The bus you need is bus no 2 and leaves about every twenty minutes from outside the railway station. As well as having the number on the front, it says Bom Jesus. The bus tickets cost €1,65 each way and you can buy them... More
Margaret V
25 June 2015|
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Response from Luís C | Reviewed this property |
Bom Jesus do Monte, 4715-056 Braga, Portugal