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The Garden of Santa Barbara

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Eastern wing of the Archiepiscopal Court | Rua Francisco Sanches, Braga 4700-317, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 February 2019

Even on a damp cold day in January we were tempted to sit and enjoy this wonderful garden. Flowers were in bloom in the winter beds and we would could only imagine how much more beautiful the garden would look in the height of summer....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Oliver M
Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

This jardin was a delightful surprise to walk through in the evening after our dinner. You can’t miss it!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank calvinpar
Reviewed 7 January 2019

It is always a pleasure to walk through the ridle of flowers of this garden with my kids. It remains as I met it, maybe 40 years ago, colorful and sunny. No doubt, this is one of the spots of the city.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carlos R
Reviewed 10 December 2018

You can only gaze at the lower, older part, but it’s really beautiful. The upper garden is especially lovely in spring and summer and you can walk through it, but I recently saw it in autumn and many flowers were in bloom. The upkeep was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Angela S
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Jardim de Santa Bárbara is beautiful in spite of appearing somewhat overcrowded. The splashes of colour contrast with the remains of the medieval arcade of the archbishop's palace at the back. Choose the hour well if you wish to photograph - the sun can be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

A beautiful garden with old roman arches. It’s near the other key sites. Not over crowded. Be sure to take the tram up the hill and walk down the many steps from the church

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

A lovely place in Braga. One of the most precious. It's very well preserved and you have a huge mix of nature and history

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

The Sta. Bárbara's Garden is very well cared, with a lot of beautiful flowers in the center of the city!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

As you would expect from a garden, this one is full of flowers. A nice and colorful gem in the city of Braga. Entry is free of charge.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank hugobla
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

It's a small garden with a backdrop of a castle wall (cant go up to the wall). In May, it was in full bloom with Rose's the size of a 3 tennis balls. Lots of photo ops. 5 minute walk from the arch.

Date of experience: May 2018
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