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Wow. I walked in and it took my breath away. Beautiful ceilings, carvings, paintings... statues. All created with utmost detail.
Do look ip when you are here, because that is where you will delight in the detailing. Beautiful stained glass. Beautiful pipe organ.
We visited the church and the surrounding buildings on our own but afterwards we went on one of the (cheap) guided tours to see the choir and some hidden rooms which you don't get to see without the tour.
First of all, our guide spoke...More
Entry through the cloister, I fortunately visited the cathedral first, as a wedding was scheduled and visitors were cleared. Smallish, superb looking pipe organs, the altar is quite ornate. Nice ceiling. Large statues line the outside aisle walls. Chapels only off the transept.
The inside of this cathedral is one of the most beautiful I've ever seen. It's incredibly ornate and the crypts are historically eerie. Things to note if you are a tourist, the entrance is actually in a side door down the alley to the left...More
Having read that the cathedral in Braga is considered to be one of the most important in Portugal, I was interested to visit.
As a person of faith I am always a little put out to be asked to pay to visit God's house and...More