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Monuments in Braga
Monte do Bom Jesus
4715-056, Bom Jesus
This church was constructed under the orders of archbishop Dom Gaspar of Bragança in 1784 and it was ready in 1811. It is one of the first neoclassic buildings in Portugal and it was drawn by the architect Carlos Amarante.
Largo de Santa Cruz, 23
Its construction was ordered by the Archbishop Dom João Coimbra in 1525. It origin is probably Romanic, and the chapel has gothic lines. Inside are worthy of notice the XVIII century glazed tiles.
Estrada de São Pedro - EM587
4715-260, Bom Jesus
Long staircase dating from 1723-1837 which serves as Calvary to the church dedicated to Santa Cruz. Along the ascent, passing by some stations of Golgotha that lead to spiritual Church completed in 1811 by Cruz Amarante.
Largo da Senhora a Branca, 87
Baroque chapel with the main front covered with glazed tiles. Inside, the decoration is neoclassical, also with glazed tiles and golden woodcarving.
Avenida Central, 98
This construction that once belonged to the São Filipe Nery congregation, is presently occupied by the primary teaching school. The church, with clear baroque influence, is sided by two bell towers.
Largo São Francisco, 1930
Church with an imposing baroque front and cross shaped fronton. Inside are worthy of notice the dome-shaped ceiling in stone and golden woodcarving and, on the main altar, the walls covered with glazed tiles.
Rua de Santa Eulália, 59
Small church with an arched doorway and a tympanum, showing a Malta Cross. At the churchyard there’s a small bell tower.