Arco da Porta Nova
It’s a XVII century construction that combines the baroque and neoclassical styles. For a long time this was the main entrance to the city. On the upper part there is a feminine figure symbolizing the city of Braga.
Rua Conde São Joaquim
- Easy external parking
- Walls & City doors
Monuments near Arco da Porta Nova
Cruzeiro do Campo das Carvalheiras
An imposing cross located at the centre of the Campo das Carvalheiras, next to the historical area of the city.
Capela da Glória
The Spanish-Arabic fresco-paintings from the XV century, as well as an ogive window with beautiful glass works, a valuable sculpture of São Nicolau and the ric…
Capela de Nossa Senhora da Piedade
Its construction was ordered by D. Diogo de Sousa, to be his tumular chapel. The XVIII century azulejos, the renaissant main altar, the golden woodcarving and …
Capela dos Fundadores ou dos Reis
Here are the valorous tombs of the Conde D. Henrique and D. Teresa, among others. Worthy of notice is the remarkable ceiling ribs execution, in stone vault.
Casa das Paivas ou Casa da Roda
Cinquentist house with two floors and a yard. It is two fronts: one turned to the Sra. Do Leite Street and other to the S. João Street. Worthy of notice are th…
Casa dos Biscaínhos / Palácio dos Biscaínhos
This is a noble house, from the XVII century. The first floor has 7 rooms from which the azulejos room and the dining-room stand out for its decoration with XV…