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Estrada de Sao Pedro, Braga 4715-165, Portugal
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All reviewsbom jesusbeautiful churchgreat viewsmall lakewalk upfunicular railwayworth the climbnice walkwalked downsunny daytake your timeenjoy the viewwell worth the visitnorthern portugalcable carstaircasesteps
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The lush mini forest, with streams and chilly natural pools all over. The gardens, kept with so much love and work in an ever flowering condition. The sculptures... vivid and energetic, connecting the pilgrims to Jesus life. The views. The micro climate perfect for a...More

Thank frenkie_boy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took an antique tram to go up. Neither of us ever heard about this place but was part of the tour. Maybe the word atonishing can describe the grandiosity of this place, his meaning, his reason, his form and all the things and facts...More

Thank Hernandez1697
Reviewed 3 days ago

This review is to clarify how to get to Bom Jesus by public transportation. The train from Porto lands you west of Braga center. It's a 10-15 min. walk to town, where you can tour the Se and other sights. The local bus to Bom...More

Thank Mary Y
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you don’t want to walk up the stairs just drive up and you can see the cathedral and beautiful park. Interesting catholic place with scenes from the Bible shown with statues in different chapels. Nice place with lots of hotels, cafes and terraces, gardens,...More

Thank Eveline V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really good value. I think you could potenti do the whole thing for zero euros. The car park admission is one euro. The funicular is 2 euro return for an adult and seemed to be free for a child. Anyhow the whole thing cost 5...More

Thank rainwoodenfence
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The park around the church is very well-kept and it provides a great view of Braga. Although I'd advice everyone to take the tram upwards, visit church & upper park and walk downwards through the monuments in front of the church.

Thank Fabian L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a long, winding road, you will begin to see the many steps to the cathedral. As you enter, there is a park with a lovely fountain and pond with fish. There are refreshment vendors for snacks. To the left, the cathedral. To the right...More

Thank vbaker64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is must. It is recommended in each guide. You can get close to the top spot by car. Church inside is not so amazing because part of the venue- the altar is closed by curtain.

Thank Michaela B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended this place by a Portuguese lady back home. Didn’t like the look of Braga much-a city...but this was like a little oasis in the middle. Worth walking up & down the steps to get different views but the funicular doesn’t offer any...More

Thank Titanium_13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bom Jesus is in the district of Braga, and less than an hour bus ride from the town centre. The church is so beautifully restored, specially the altar. Wow! The views from the terrace is amazing on a clear day. This is a great place...More

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Yes, every day maybe check the frequency they might reduce it on sundays.
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11 March 2018|
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Response from Progressive T | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We took a taxi and ordered one to pick us up. Ask the driver for the drop off address so you can ring / book another to pick you up. If you don’t book a taxi, you’ll have to wait for a taxi dropping off visitors. It’s a... More
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darne3
4 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.
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