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The Garden of Santa Barbara

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Eastern wing of the Archiepiscopal Court | Rua Francisco Sanches, Braga 4700-317, Portugal
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All reviews nice garden city centre medieval garden full bloom watch the world take pictures old town beautiful place backdrop photos cafes arches planting midst fountain palace portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jardim de Santa Bárbara is beautiful in spite of appearing somewhat overcrowded. The splashes of colour contrast with the remains of the medieval arcade of the archbishop's palace at the back. Choose the hour well if you wish to photograph - the sun can be...More

Thank Chiew_Pang
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful garden with old roman arches. It’s near the other key sites. Not over crowded. Be sure to take the tram up the hill and walk down the many steps from the church

Thank PtownCraig
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

A lovely place in Braga. One of the most precious. It's very well preserved and you have a huge mix of nature and history

Thank TitoT416
Reviewed August 21, 2018

The Sta. Bárbara's Garden is very well cared, with a lot of beautiful flowers in the center of the city!

Thank DianaF2161
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

As you would expect from a garden, this one is full of flowers. A nice and colorful gem in the city of Braga. Entry is free of charge.

Thank hugobla
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

It's a small garden with a backdrop of a castle wall (cant go up to the wall). In May, it was in full bloom with Rose's the size of a 3 tennis balls. Lots of photo ops. 5 minute walk from the arch.

Thank sotms
Reviewed July 29, 2018

In the city center you can easily find this square with lots of flowers. The most amazing part is the medieval archways, which for me was a glimpse into the past. Have to note that there are some good cafes and restaurants nearby.

Thank Attila B
Reviewed July 13, 2018

a very nice garden in the city centre with many flowers and a fountain in the middle, popular place with locals

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Reviewed May 10, 2018

The garden is intermingled with the streets and the shops, and then you venture onto a beautiful manicured garden.

Thank Emarie B
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

The best preserved garden in town, probably . It reminds some castles gardens seen in movies, with the well preserved "Palace" building in the background.

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