17 Best Things to Do in Braga

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  • Medina Museum - Braga
    Medina Museum

    Collection of works by artist Henrique Medina comprising of portraits, still life and landscapes


  • Mosteiro de São Martinho de Tibães - Claustro do Cemitério
    Claustro do Cemitério
    Pedro Nuno Caetano | BY-SA

    The ‘mother house' for the Benedictine order of monks in both Portugal and Brazil, the Monastery of São Martinho de Tibães was founded in around 1060. By the 1500s the original monastery buildings had fallen into disrepair. Its monks therefore set about entirely reconstructed it, using the money they received from donations and ground rents in the region.

    The refectory and cloisters were finished in the 1660s, although construction work on the rest of the structure continued for around 100 years more. This is when one of Braga's most important architects got involved. André Soares...




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Famous for its historical buildings, monuments, gardens and fountains Braga is a beautiful city in the heart of the green Minho region where religious devotion in the form of many churches and other symbols of faith lies...