Braga

Braga

Braga, Bracara Augusta

Braga, Bracara Augusta

A city in the municipality of Braga northwestern Portugal considered the oldest Christian archdiocese in the country and one of the oldest in the world. Under the Roman Empire, known as Bracara Augusta was the center of the province of Gallaecia. With a total urban population of around 180.000 inhabitants is the third-largest city in […]

Ponte de Rodas, The Wheel Bridge in Amares

Ponte de Rodas, The Wheel Bridge in Amares

National Monument, public, medieval civil architecture, built in the Middle Ages in Caldelas parish, under the river Man and connects between the town of Caldelas and the Vila Verde. It consists of flat tray on three unequal arches, with two buttresses with triangular contour talhamar and butcher rectangular outline.

Porto Bridge, Ponte do Porto in Amares

Porto Bridge, Ponte do Porto in Amares

Classified as a National Monument, belongs to the public medieval civil architecture. This remarkable property, with probable construction of the fourteenth century, is located in Prozelo parish, under the river Cávado, establishing the connection of the Braga Póvoa de Varzim and Braga. It is located in a rural area and consists of a flat tray […]

Monastery of Santo André of Rendufe, in Amares

Monastery of Santo André of Rendufe, in Amares

The Monastery of St. Andrew Rendufe, located in a valley in the countryside, isolated by its old wall, was built in the century. XII in Rendufe parish. The male Benedictine Monastery, which includes the gilt, national baroque style, is classified as a Public Interest. Part of the monastery (monastic and fifth dependencies fence) belong to […]

Monastary of Santa Maria do Bouro and Inn, in Amares

Monastary of Santa Maria do Bouro and Inn, in Amares

SANTA MARIA MONASTERY OF BOURO Visit Braga Municipality is to make a journey through the history, to the extent that there are many monuments that depict documented times that are directly related to the great moments in the history of Portugal. The Monastery and Inn of Santa Maria de Bouro is a copy of this […]

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