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Castle of Braganza, Braganca

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Built in 1409 and classified as a national monument, Castle of Braganza represents an outstanding example of medieval architecture. Despite its age, the fortification has withstood elements surprisingly well. Explore the citadel and Old Town, including the church of Santa Maria and the Domus Municipalis. The entire attraction is made up of 15 towers and three gateways. Look for medieval features like the battlements, the railed windows, and the stone carved arms of the Royal House of Avis. Those interested can stop by the on-site military museum. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Castle of Braganza by using our Braganca tourist route planner.
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  • The entrance to the Castle already reveals some of what to expect inside, because cross its doors is almost like going back in time or in a movie. The view of the castle is breath-taking either summer or winter.
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  • Back to the time and the history of Portugal and Brazil. Magical place with a beautiful view, cozy cafes and bars.
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  • Reference site in the city of Bragança. Well maintained, clean and with a spectacular view. To visit!
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  • Great view.
  • Very pretty castle
  • Really enjoyed walking around the castle in the dark.
  • Uma referencia Nacional. Fantastico.