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Rua Dom Diogo de Sousa, Braga 4700-422, Portugal
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

The Arco Da Porta Nova welcomes you to the old town from the west. Standing as tall as the buildings beside it, you might pass through the arch without realising if you don't look up. There are usually hordes of people movig around here and,...More

Thank Chiew_Pang
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely gate and iconic to enter inside the Medieval Braga. You can definitely take good pics over there but I would suggest just in the afternoon because of the sun. The surroundings are also lovely for a petit yet remarkable city as Braga

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

It’s a great entrance to the old city, the photo does not do it justice. We spent 2 days here and would have happily spent more time.

Thank cmbreuer2016
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Nice historic old town to walk through. Plenty of things to see, cafes for a snack, historic sites. Liked Braga all around.

Thank Timothy D
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

the large arch will let you enter the magnificent old city full of interesting old attractions for example the first cathedral of Portugal

Thank filippino1
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Such a unique and beautiful gate. Wonderful place to enter the city. So glad we came here to see it.

Reviewed 7 November 2017

The walking tour starts from here. The arch acts as a magnet with its colored glass. Ity came to life with the crowd of people wearing period costumes and wandering in and out of the arch and main street.

Thank Restful M
Reviewed 28 October 2017

The gate to the city, nice old fashioned architecture. One enters the pedestrian city which is very nice and full of cafes. Free walking tours depart from the gate.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 28 October 2017

You will enter through out this nice Baroque and Neoclassical arch or gate if you come by a train and walk up to the city center. What a great pieces of art. You can have a cap of coffee just next to the arch in...More

Thank duhoz
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Arch of the New Gate is a very pretty arch on the main street in Braga, it was highly decorated with colourful glass inserts, pictures to follow. Announcing you have arrived.

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