Not a religious person but this was very pretty. There are also some cafés close by for lunch that are not expensive.
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The sanctuary can be accessed through three routes through the road, the stairway, and the lift. The flanks of this mountain are supposed to provide a view of Jesus taking his final steps in the Passion. This location is maintained by the Brotherhood of Born...More
Well above the city of Braga, you will find this monumental complex. The church of the sanctuary is interesting, but no more than many other churches in this area; What distinguishes Bom Jesus from the rest is the site where it rises, from which you...More
Our 2nd stop on that day was the Bom Jesus do Monte Church which is pilgrimage site with a Baroque stairway of 116 meters. It is a unique church and seems very theatrical since it shows Romans (a lot of them) in the artwork. It...More
There is allot to see on this hilltop. There are two churches, 3 hotels, outdoor cafes and the main attraction which are the Double stairs with the fountains. You can walk up and down the stairs easily if it is not too hot. Or you...More
Make sure to take your time with the grounds of the church. Take the funicular up and then climb in back of the church where there are all kinds of ponds and bridges and parks. The stairs have terraces and fountains and stations of the...More