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Avenida Nossa Sra. do Sameiro 44 | Monte do Sameiro, Braga 4715-165, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is very close to the centre and worth visiting, no entrance fees but there are steps to climb which may be difficult for some. When we went inside, the service was going on and we could not take pictures.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kalindi D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did not enter the sanctuary but it really is a masterpiece. The view from here is better than the good jesus from Braga

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank anafbeja
Reviewed 2 January 2019

The church and surrounding grounds are beautiful. The church from a distance is majestic. Not much to see. View is gorgeous Clean rest room facilities.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul T
Reviewed 1 October 2018

I think many people forego Sameiro, in favour of Bom Jesus. Perhaps it isn't as spectacular but it's worth a visit nonetheless. It faces the same direction, west, so read my review on Bom Jesus for photography advice. If you catch a bus up, hang...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Chiew_Pang
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Huge church in the traditional style. The tree statues on pillars (all men) are Portugese saints. Said to have been the original headquarters of the Catholic church in Portugal. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Djdbne
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This place has a nice view over the city and the surroundings. You can even see the sea when it's clear. I would recommend this if you want to see cathedrals and Roman Catholic history in Portugal of the XX Century.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place and church. Relaxing atmosphere gift shop. Restaurant and small bar , for eating and drinking . Beautiful view .

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PaulaBoneca
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Is quit nice but I "saw" the blood of the pope and I think is fake. I dont know if there ia really a blood or if is just empty. But the place is quit beautiful and the view is incredible.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michellebeat
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This is located near bom Jesus, so you can visit both at the same time. There is free parking but if it’s busy it can be difficult to find a space to park. The sanctuary is beautiful and you’ll have amazing views around There are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank anafD9203DM
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This temple is located near Bom Jesus in the same mountain, so it´s obvious that one would combine two visits. The location itself is wonderful too, with beautiful views, but I agree with other reviews that the temple more impressive than beautiful in my personal...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank southerntraveller49
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