Do you want to make a tour in Braga? “Heart of the Minho”, “City of Archbishops”, “Portugal´s Rome”, “City of the Three Holy Mounts”… Are some of Braga's highlights? You decide. Visit the countless churches and palaces in Braga, the oldest city in Portugal, dating back to the Romans, and take a pause in one of its many lovely gardens. Then, for the cherry on the top of Braga's sightseing, gaze at the stunning view from the Bom Jesus do Monte Sanctuary. Yellow Bus is Braga's best travel guide!
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Largo Carlos Amarante
Formerly called Rossio de S. Marcos due to the relics brought by the templars to the city of Braga.
Tourist Office of Braga
Located at Av. da Liberdade, is open from Monday to Friday from 09h00 to 18h30. Week-ends open until 18: 00.
This Catholic sanctuary is an architectural landscaped group consisting of a church, a staircase, woods and an elevator.
Church of São Victor
It was built in 1686 on the remains of an earlier temple, by the initiative of the Archbishop Luís de Sousa.
Museum of the Biscaínhos
The museum is part of the Palace of the Biscaínhos, which began to be built in the seventeenth century. Open from Monday to Friday
Town Hall Square
Formerly called Campo de Toiros, it was inaugurated in the second half of the sixteenth century.
Archbishop's Palace Square
Square located in the historic center of Braga, where you can find the fountain Chafariz dos Castelos, from 1723.
Plaza Conde Agrolongo
Square inaugurated by the Archbishop Diogo de Sousa in the sixteenth century, in memory of the philanthropist Count of Agrolongo.
Largo de Santiago and Largo de São Paulo
These are considered the most important squares of the urban heritage of Braga. There you'll find the Seminar and the Santiago Tow
Sanctuary of the Sameiro
This sanctuary was initiated in the mid-nineteenth century and is the second largest center of the Marian devotion in Portugal.
Monastery of the Tibães
It is located in the parish of Mire de Tibães. Founded in the eleventh century, includes the Church and the Cross of Tibães.
Museu Regional de Arqueologia D. Diogo de Sousa
It was established in 1918 as an archeology and general art museum. It is a public infrastructure dependent of the Northern Region
Palace of the Raio
This Palace, built between 1754 and 1755, is one of the most notable buildings of civil architecture of the city in Joanine baroqu
Arch of the Porta Nova
It was one of the gates in the city walls, torn in 1512, at the the Archbishop of Braga, D. Diogo de Sousa's era.
Roman Baths of Maximinos
These baths, also referred to as Highs of The City and Hill of Maximinos, were discovered in 1977.
Inaugurated in 2003, with capacity for 30,000 spectators, it distinguishes itself because it was built in a former quarry.
Museum Pius XII
Founded in 1957, dedicated to the Sacred Art and Archaeology. Is located in the Conciliar Seminary of Santiago in Braga.
Castle of Braga
Ancient castle surrounded by buildings in the center of the city. It was initiated in the thirteenth century, during the reign of
Convent of the Congregates
Exemplar of religious architecture in the baroque style. It was built during the final of the seventeenth century by the Congregat
Church of Saint Vicent
Church with a baroque style, built in the sixteenth century. A tombstone left by the ancestors is the main attraction.
Nogueira da Silva Museum
Established in honor of Braga's philanthropist António Augusto Nogueira da Silva, it stands out in tapestry, sculpture and paintin
Headquarters of the Municipality of Braga. Construction from the eighteenth century, it's one of the finest examples of Baroque in
Church of Santa Cruz
Built in the seventeenth century in Baroque Mannerist style, it possesses in its interior unusual golden carving. &nbs
Garden of Santa Barbara
Public municipal garden, next to the medieval wing of the Episcopal Palace of Braga, where the statue of Santa Barbara is. &n
Chapel of São Sebastião
Founded in the late fifteenth century, its tiles portray the life and martyrdom of Saint Sebastian.
Praça da República
Popularly simply referred to as Arcade, the square was inaugurated in the finals of the Middle Age. It is located in the historic
Church of the Misericórdia of Braga
It was built between 1560 and 1562, and is one of the only Renaissance monuments of the city. Located in the historic center of th
Fountain of the Águas Férreas
It was inaugurated in 1773 and reopened in 1997 with new rehabilitation. The water is mineral, hypo-thermal, and has low iron leve
University of Minho
The University is spread between the cities of Braga and Guimarães. The Rector ship and the Campus Gualtar are located in the city
Fountain of the Idol
It is believed to have been built in the first century, the Idols's Fountain is the only Roman monument from Bracara Augusta to ha
Inaugurated in 1915, is considered the most prestigious theater in Braga. Located in the Av. da Liberdade.
Church of São Paulo
Inaugurated in 1589, is were it is guarded the best set of Baroque art produced in Braga.
Church of the Lapa
It was inaugurated on September 7, 1764. The Church is in neoclassical style, with the bell tower adjoined.
Chapel of Guadalupe
It was built in 1725 on the top of the hill of St. Margaret, by the Archbishop of Braga, D. Rodrigo de Moura Teles.
Church of Montariol
Church belonging to Montariol Seminar. It is built on top of the Mount Calvelo being one of the viewpoints of the city.
Chapel of São Frutuoso
Built between the years 650 and 665 with the name of São Salvador of Montélios, by the Bishop of Braga, São Frutoso. &
Hospital building of St. Marcus
Baroque building of the eighteenth century. On the top of the building are eight images representing martyrs and apostles. &n
Museum of Image
Museum housed in a recovered old house, which presents temporary exhibitions of national and international photography artists.
Church of Nossa Senhora-a-Branca
Baroque chapel with a single nave, a bell tower and a sacristy, following the traditional Braga scheme.
Church of Nossa Senhora da Torre
Church built between 1756 and 1759, designed by the architect André Soares.
Chapel of São Bento
Baroque and neoclassical chapel, dating from the mid-eighteenth century. The inside is highlighted by a panel representing São Ben
House of Avenida Central or Casa Rolão
House built in the first half of the eighteenth century, with a frontispiece of two floors, representative of the Rococo taste.
House of Pelames Street
House from the late seventeenth century or early eighteenth century, where stands up the use of stonework in the cornices.
House of the Passadiço
Solar baroque with two floors, baroque noble entrance and a portal surrounded by a wall with grid, which limits the garden. &
The bar Estúdio 22 is a space with cultural character. Live concerts take place here, as well as exhibitions and other events.
Mário Sequeira Gallery - House of the Coimbras
This gallery is installed in a Gothic and Manueline style building, dating back to 1525, and features contemporary works of art.&n
Central Avenue Garden
Garden with lush vegetation, flowerbeds and benches. Featured is a fountain, a lake, a bandstand and statues of individualities.
Garden of the Senhora-a-Branca
It is almost a continuation of the Jardim da Avenida Central. Here you can relax and watch the surrounding overview of the city of
Velha-a-Branca - Cultural Shipyard
A building of the seventeenth century in the historic center of the city is the home of this non-profit cooperative which is opene
Braga's Pedagogical farm
Old traditional farm in northern Portugal which was restored for educational and pedagogical purposes. Aims to show the chil
The restaurant was founded in 1929. Functions in an old smithy, of which there are still traces, as evidenced by the original deco
One of the best restaurants in town serving great dishes of national and regional cuisine. It has a good wine cellar.
Rustic restaurant serving regional cuisine, served in abundant portions. Housed in a Farm, three kilometers from Braga.
Open since 2008, this restaurant with a cosmopolitan environment results from the passion for good food and well-being at the tabl
It was renovated in 2014, with a more modern and refined decor. Features a regional cuisine of top confection.
Space where the Casa da Legião was located, from the nineteenth century, with the same old features (granite walls and ceiling arc
Regional restaurant of cozy atmosphere and rustic decor offering friendly service and a familiar atmosphere.
It exists since 1953 and still belongs to the same family nowadays. Specialties from the region of Minho are to eat and cry for mo
Casa d'Avó Micas
It exists since 1953 and still belongs to the same family nowadays. Specialties from the region of Minho are to eat and cry for mo
Typical location, cozy, with the best of the Minho regional cuisine, in a house with tradition. It is distinguished by its quality
Located near the Cathedral, this large space offers an attentive service and Minho regional food of high quality.
Chef Paulo Pontes' wine cellar, with traditional flavors of Portuguese cuisine, especially from Minho.
This bar has a closed part with a dance floor, an outdoor area with a terrace and three bars.
Moroccan bar with cozy atmosphere, at half-light, and decor to match. On weekends there are belly dancers.
Coffee shop Vianna
Centenary coffee shop where the original architecture was maintained. Through here passed writers as Eça de Queiroz and Camilo Cas
A Brasileira Coffee shop
One of the oldest and most historical coffee shops in the city, having celebrated one hundred years in 2007. Localized in the hist
The works of restoration and renovation of Astoria's centennial facilities revived this space for the nightlife in Braga.
Liffey Irish Pub
Cozy bar with a relaxed atmosphere, where you can enjoy a great selection of beers from all around the world.
Here you will find a nice and cozy space, with environment selected to enjoy the best wines of the region.
Space in the city center. Open every day of the week. On Fridays and Saturdays with live acts.
Cosmopolitan space and wine bar for all of those who don't dispense the comfort, service and pleasant atmosphere.
One of the oldest bars in town. Now with new "look", it meets the requirements of the night spots.
Rua Diogo de Sousa
This street is a pedestrian street where you can shop and enjoy the features of the historic center of Braga.
Rua do Souto
Street situated in the historic center of the city of Braga with many department stores where you can go shopping. &nb
Shopping Braga Parque
The Braga Parque inaugurated in 2007 with more than six thousand square meters of fashion, culture and leisure.
One of the main avenues of Braga. Also known as Avenida dos Combatentes, it is located in the historic center of the city. &n
Church of the Carmo
The Church is located in the parish of São Vicente. Inaugurated in 1655, it is part of the Convent of the Carmelites.
Church of the Pópulo
The Church is located in the Plaza Conde de Agrolongo. Its construction begun in 1596 and dragged on until the nineteenth century.
Braga's train station was opened as a terminal interface of the Braga branch in May 1875.
Campo das Hortas
Place where the Fonte do Campo das Hortas is located, originated in 1594 and the Casa Grande, of the eighteenth century.
The construction started in the eleventh century and is a building of mixed styles of Romanesque, Baroque and Manuelin
- Braga (Geral)+
- Largo Carlos Amarante
- Tourist Office of Braga
- Bom Jesus
- Church of São Victor
- Museum of the Biscaínhos
- Town Hall Square
- Archbishop's Palace Square
- Plaza Conde Agrolongo
- Largo de Santiago and Largo de São Paulo
- Sanctuary of the Sameiro
- Monastery of the Tibães
- Museu Regional de Arqueologia D. Diogo de Sousa
- Palace of the Raio
- Arch of the Porta Nova
- Roman Baths of Maximinos
- Axa Stadium
- Museum Pius XII
- Castle of Braga
- Convent of the Congregates
- Church of Saint Vicent
- Nogueira da Silva Museum
- City Hall
- Church of Santa Cruz
- Garden of Santa Barbara
- Chapel of São Sebastião
- Praça da República
- Church of the Misericórdia of Braga
- Fountain of the Águas Férreas
- University of Minho
- Fountain of the Idol
- Theater Circus
- Church of São Paulo
- Church of the Lapa
- Chapel of Guadalupe
- Church of Montariol
- Chapel of São Frutuoso
- Hospital building of St. Marcus
- Museum of Image
- Church of Nossa Senhora-a-Branca
- Church of Nossa Senhora da Torre
- Chapel of São Bento
- House of Avenida Central or Casa Rolão
- House of Pelames Street
- House of the Passadiço
- Estúdio 22
- Mário Sequeira Gallery - House of the Coimbras
- Central Avenue Garden
- Garden of the Senhora-a-Branca
- Velha-a-Branca - Cultural Shipyard
- Braga's Pedagogical farm
- Cruz Sobral
- Casa Alves
- Abadia d'Este
- A Ceia
- Casa d'Avó Micas
- O Alexandre
- Coffee shop Vianna
- A Brasileira Coffee shop
- Liffey Irish Pub
- Domus Vinum
- Copo 1/2
- Deslize Bar
- Rua Diogo de Sousa
- Rua do Souto
- Shopping Braga Parque
- Avenida Central
- Church of the Carmo
- Church of the Pópulo
- Train Station
- Campo das Hortas
- “Sé” Cathedral
- Places of Interest+