Cathedral of Santa Maria de Braga, Braga

Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web
One of the most significant sites in the city, Cathedral of Santa Maria de Braga is renowned for its artistic contributions and historical importance. Though the original structure was built in the 12th century, the cathedral has been greatly changed since. Today, you will see the church's combination of Romanesque, Gothic, Manueline, and Baroque styles. View the main chapel of the apse, built by architect Joao de Castilho in 1509, as well as the striking towers and the Madonna statue, which was created in the early 1500s as well. Step inside, walk through the entrance gallery, take in the cathedral's gorgeous interiors, and pay a visit to the Cathedral Treasure, a museum of precious, sacred art. Arrange your visit to Cathedral of Santa Maria de Braga and discover more family-friendly attractions in Braga using our Braga family vacation planner.
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  • Don't let the time worn exterior of this cathedral fool you! The interior is absolutely magnificent! Remember to look up as the ceilings are so amazing! The pipes from the organ are not to be missed! ...  read more »
  • Magnificent cathedral, with a spectacular body. Also the beautiful cloister. A place that should not be missed, very well preserved.
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  • The entrance to solve at the gate of left hand (signpost), Church is really nice, interesting Museum.
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  • Beautiful historical building in the central area of the town. It is one of the oldest standing Portuguese buildings, fact that gave origin to a saying. Unfortunately there is not much on local information.
  • Another beautiful place in Braga, attached with it a theater used for performances in events like Braga Romana.
  • Beautiful old Cathedral located in charming section of Braga.
  • Worth visiting the museum and the inside of the cathedral.
  • Nice garden different cathedral
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