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Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sameiro

Avenida Nossa Sra. do Sameiro 44 | Monte do Sameiro, Braga 4715-165, Portugal
+351 253 675 130
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“highest point” (2 reviews)
“entire city” (2 reviews)
“bom jesus” (8 reviews)
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Avenida Nossa Sra. do Sameiro 44 | Monte do Sameiro, Braga 4715-165, Portugal
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+351 253 675 130
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well work the kilometre walk onwards after visiting Bom Jesus but if your driving, as I was, from Guimaraes you will arrive here first, park for free and give yourself half an hour to walk around. It's an impressive area, in the gardens they have...More

Thank Glasgow870
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

The Sameiro Sanctuary, which construction started in the middle of the 19th century, is the second greatest centre of devotion to the Virgin Mary in Portugal, after Fátima. The Temple, finished in the 20th century, has lovely interiors. In front of the Temple is located...More

Thank Andrezanella
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sameiro is not only the church, but everything around, combining luxurious nature with great food (at Maia Restaurant). It complements very well Bom Jesus de Braga. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

After visiting Bom Jesus do Monte I was really disapponted coming here. What a waste of money, that could have been used to help the poor. The building is monumental in its scale but adds nothing to the religious panorama of Braga. It seems like...More

Thank Ray V
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This place is huge. Like in enourmous. And when you're the only one there, it seems even bigger. Fantastic views over Braga

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

There is a small entrance fee to visit the Cathedral (2 Euros) but you really need to visit the choir area and the chapels as well which is only 2 Euros more. For one Euro more you can also visit the museum. The main part...More

Thank RobertJE
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

After being in Portugal for awhile another church is hard to get excited about. But this was pretty to look at

Thank organicgirl48
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Took a tour out of Braga up the mountain , worth the visit ! Amazing views of the city and beautiful church...

Thank alain z
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

We visited this church with a small group tour that was booked with Viator. The church is beautiful and the views from the top as out if this world! Definitely worth seeing.

Thank Gilles L
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A religious space of contemplation. A fabulous view over the city of Braga. I advise you to visit. Amazing place for couples and for friends groups.

Thank vieiraleite
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