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Santa Cruz Church

Largo Carlos Amarante, Braga 4700-308, Portugal
+351 253 205 900
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28 Aug 2017
26 Jul 2017
“One of the many wonderful churches of Braga to visit”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Largo Carlos Amarante, Braga 4700-308, Portugal
+351 253 205 900
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

A magnificent temple that is the epitome of Braga: a church dedicated to the Holy Cross of Christ. In the predominant local Barroque style, it exhibits a symbolic richness in its faça de that continues (even if on a smaller scale) on the inside. It...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is one of the numerous churches in the city of Braga to visit. The façade is very intriguing since there are two cockerels there. It is probably due to the dedication of the church to the Holy Cross. During Holy Week ceremonies a procession...More

Thank Luís H
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you pass by and a lot of people are looking puzzlingly at the facade... they are looking for cocks (as in male chicken - it is a church!). If you don't find two, you won't get married, or so the legend goes... do look...More

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