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Arco da Porta Nova

The Arco da Porta Nova is famous for its Neoclassical arch and Baroque influences. This architectural location was designed by André Soares in the 18th century and is located in Braga in the parish of Se. The king Fernando is responsible for completing the wall that exists around Braga, and this took place in 1373. The kind Dinis was responsible for starting this project but it was not completed in his reign.

During the 17th century a reconstruction project was ordered by Archbishop José de Bragança, and this is where the Rococo decoration began to flourish.

This arch has been used throughout history, but especially in the 20th century as the source of many marketing campaigns. There are also influences of a neoclassic eastern façade and a Baroque western faced in this design. This arch is an important part of Braga history and is a must see when traveling the area.

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Jardim de Santa Barbara

The Jardim de Santa Barbara was named after the fountain that you find on the premises of Saint Barbara. This statue of Saint Barbara actually was once at the Convent of Remédios but has been located to this beautiful botanical location. Braga has a historic center, of which the Jardim de Santa Barbara is the center of and is one of the leading tourist attractions. There are always many picturesque opportunities to be had, and the public garden is filled with a variety of flowers in many different colors.

There is also the Episcopal Palace of Braga which has a Medieval Wing that is responsible for part of the personality of this famous garden. It is recommended that visitors take the time to visit the Café Lusitana terrace to have a coffee and enjoy the view. This location is one of the best places to enjoy fresh air, and beautiful surroundings in Braga.

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Fonte do Ídolo

The Fonte do Ídolo, Fountain of the Idol is a famous Roman fountain. This rock is located in Callaici Bracari and is made of granite rock that has many latin inscriptions that are dedicated to various Lusitanian and Gallaecian gods. This piece was built in the era of Roman Emperor Augustus.

The fountain’s construction began in the 1st century and was created by Celicus Fronto. The fountain has passed through many different hands, but the location has always remained the same. The fountain is 3 meters wide and 1.2 meters high, and has a modernist structure that is appreciated throughout Braga.

Since 1910 it is classified as a National Monument.

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Casa Grande

Casa Grande, also known as the Casa dos Cunha Reis, is located in Braga in the parish of Cathedral. This house was built during the 18th century and is one of the most influential architectural places in Braga. Built up by D. António Alexandre da Cunha Reis Mota Godinho made this building one of the most important in Braga’s extramural area. The owner’s family was linked to wine, and it allowed them to construct this in the best styles of architecture.

There is a coat of arms on the building, but once it was completed the heir of the house passed away. This location still bears the family name, and the current owner is António da Cunha Reis. This location is now labeled as a Public Interest in 1977 and is a historical attraction.

Tourists that are interested in seeing a good example of powerful architecture and design should look no further than this residence. This is definitely a must see for anyone that is in Braga.

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Mosteiro de São Martinho de Tibães

The Mosteiro de São Martinho de Tibães is located near Braga in the parish of Mire de Tibães. Founded a monastic community the early 6th century by São Martinho de Braga, this monastery was built in 1060. This location has undergone many different types of religious organization, but became the main house of the Ordem de São Bento in 1567. This location is currently known for the high influences of Rococo and Baroque influences that took place during the 17th and 18th centuries.

This site is known as one of great artistic revolution and many features were designed by the famous architect André Soares. This monastery has been through a lot and was actually sold at an auction in 1864, and after which quickly fell into ruin and decay. However, thanks to a renovation project in 1986, a lot of this property has been recovered and the construction is still being completed to this day.

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Palácio do Raio

The Palácio do Raio is a palace that is designed in the Baroque-era and one of the most ornate palaces in Portugal. The initial construction was requested by João Duarte de Faria, which was a knight of the Order of Christ. André Soares is the architect whom the commission was given to and he began construction from 1754-1755.

At the time Soares was already famous in the area because he had shown extreme talent in his engineering and artistic projects. Generally, his works are defined by natural elements, and in some pieces there are shells, wreaths, garlands, and even jars. Soares was designing in the end of the Baroque period and the start of Rococo. This residence has gone through several hands including Miguel José Raio, and during this time was named the Palace of Raio.

In 1993 this location became a conservation project, and many of the damage to the sculptures, stonework, and installation was repaired.

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Catedral de Santa Maria

The Catedral de Santa Maria is located inside the Cathedral Parish in the county of Braga. This is the original bishopric seat that was founded by São Tiago Maior, and the first bishop was São Pedro de Rates. This church is regarded as one of the most important temples in the Romanesque style and there are many famous people buried in the tombs within the walls.

Some of the most famous burials are that of Henry of Burgundy as well as his wife Teresa of Leon, fathers of the king D. Afonso Henriques. The construction of this location begin in 1070, but very few pieces of this first construction are present in the modern day design. There is a main temple, Chapel of St. Gerard, Chapel of the Kings, Chapel of Our Lady Glory, Chapel of Our Lady of Mercy, and the Misericórdia church. This location has been renovated throughout the years and the most recent work was completed in 1930 with the construction of the Museum of Sacred Art.

Since 1910 that is classified as a National Monument.

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Funicular do Bom Jesus do Monte

Located in the Santuário do Bom Jesus, the Funicular is known as the Fountain of Tears and is one of the premier places to visit while you are in Braga. The flanks of this mountain are supposed to provide a view of Jesus taking his final steps in the Passion. This location is maintained by the Brotherhood of Bom Jesus do Monte, and connects the shrine to the lower part of the mountain.

This is the oldest funicular in the Iberian Peninsula and boasts the first service in the world to operate a water balance system. The project was designed by a Niklaus Riggenbach, a Swiss engineer, and built between 1840 and 1894. Another exciting part of this location is the invention of the elevator, which is still seen as one of the most influential icons of Portuguese Engineering.

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Museu dos Biscaínhos

The Museu dos Biscainhos was built in the 17th century and is located in the parish of Cathedral. This location has undergone many renovations over the years and was the property of the Viscountesss of Nespereira Palace in the 19th century. There is a large part of the property that is under protection by the city of Braga. However, there are pieces that are part of the Biscaínhos Museum, and are owned by the Northern Regional Directorate of Culture.

The features of this location are the large aristocratic rooms and baroque style gardens. You feel like you are part of the nobility of the 18th century when you step foot on this property and are transported to a place that features slaves, servants, and chaplains. One of the most prestigious places in Braga, this is a location that every traveler should take advantage of viewing.

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Igreja da Misericórdia de Braga

The Igreja da Misericórdia de Braga is one of the most important renaissance churches in the city of Braga, and this is in spite of renovations that occurred in the 18th and 19th centuries. Although the Igreja da Misericórdia looks like an attachment, it is actually separate from the Sé Cathedral.

This is a temple that was constructed in 1562 and changed a lot in the 18th century. There are a lot of good examples of somber ornamentation, and this is a prime feature of Renaissance architecture. There is an altarpiece in the interior that is in the Baroque style and is a carving on painted wood.

The altar was created by Marcelino de Araújo and occurred between 1734 and 1739. There is also a panel that was painted by Jose Lopes in 1735. There is a religious theme to this piece, however there are also many aristocratic families that are present as well. Our Lady Mercy is also present on the altar, and this was fabricated by sculptor José António Gonçalves in 1774.

Since 1977 that is classified as Property of Public Interest.

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Igreja de São Victor

The Igreja de São Victor, Church of St. Victor, was built in the 17th century, and owes its name to the saint São Victor de Braga. The construction began in 1686 with a project from Miguel de l’École, a French engineer. João de Sousa was responsible for the consecration of the church which occurred March 19, 1698. The style that this church was built in is somber and austere.

There is a coat of arms of D. Luís de Sousa and is features in the triangular pediment in the façade. There are also two figures that are features, but no one is sure who the people are. Some think that the statues are São Bento and São Antão, however one of them could be St. Gerard. In the interior there are also many tiles that are accredited to the Spanish artist Gabriel del Barco y Minusca.

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Sete Fontes de S. Victor

The Sete Fontes, also known as the Seven Springs, is part of an 18th century water supply system that was built in Braga. This was the only source of water that this city had until the early 20th century. There are really only six springs because one was destroyed in the 19th century.

This water supply system is an advanced aqueduct that was very successful for centuries until it was replaced. The style of this water supply system is very similar to those that were part of ancient Rome. Water was bought before this system was created, but in the 16th century it was determined that this population must have its own water system to sustain the community.

There are also various fountains that were built in addition to the aqueducts and the water successfully worked until the early twentieth century. However, in the mid 1990’s it was determined that another source of water should be established and the Sete Fontes should be put under protection by the historical system.

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Igreja de São Marcos

Igreja de São Marcos, also known as St. Mark’s Church, is owned by the Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Braga and it is also the church of the Hospital of S. Marcos. This church was constructed during the 18h century and the commission was given to Carlos Amarante. However, even though the stonework was designed by Carlos Amarante, José Fernandes Grace is responsible for the lateral bodies.

There are many statues present many of them represent famous saints, like St. John the Evangelist, St. Simon, St. James the Greater, St. Bartholomew, St. James the Less, St. Paul. St. Peter. St. Mark, and St. Matthias. This location is also famous because it houses the tomb of St. Mark. This apostle’s body is located in the tomb and his relics are there as well. Many believe that St. Mark is the reason that so many people are drawn to this location and have been for centuries.

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Ponte do Prado

The Ponte do Prado, Bridge of Prado, is a spot located across the Cávado River, in the parish of Vila de Prado. This bridge was constructed as a Roman Bridge, however due to a flood had to be reconstructed in the 16th century. There are still some remnants of the original Roman bridge but they are few. When the Iberian Peninsula was occupied by Romans this served as a way to connect the roads between Braga and Astorga.

There are prominent Roman arches in the design, nine of them total, and the size increases as the arches progress. A cross was originally designed on the left margin of the bridge as a dedication to Senhor da Ponte, but it did not survive. There is a walkway along this bridge, but it can also be used for auto traffic. This is a beautiful bridge that demonstrates classic architecture form the Roman time period. Those that are traveling through Braga should take advantage of this architectural highlight.

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Museu Nogueira da Silva

The Museu Nogueira da Silva is a famous museum located in Braga. This is a museum that is filled with the life collection of Nogueira da Silva. This man lived a very philanthropic life and has a passion for collecting antiques and other works of art. In his collection are many rare pieces of paintings, furniture, and sculptures. Many of these pieces are from the renaissance pieces, but there are also 17th century ceramics as well as furniture. There are also prime examples of Portuguese paintings, ceramics, silver, ivory, and religious art.

The art collection is only one part of the aesthetic of this museum as the building itself is beautiful. There are also gardens around the location that are based off French design. Located in the heart of Braga, this is a museum that you have to visit to experience what a great collection this man amassed in his lifetime.

In 1975, this museum was donated to the University of Minho.

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Santuário do Bom Jesus do Monte

Located just outside the city of Braga, this sanctuary is the definition of a pilgrimage site, and is made up of a famous Baroque stairway that has the height of 116 meters. This attraction is one of the highlights of Braga architecture. The chapel on the premises was built in 1373 and was renovated in both the 15th and 16th centuries.

The main pilgrimage church was actually built in 1629 and is a dedication to the Passion of the Christ. The current sanctuary that you see was built in the 18th century and was commissioned by the Archbishop of Braga. The main feature of the Sanctuary of Born Jesus is the stairways, and the fact that they are zigzagged and influenced many structures that you will see across Brazil and Portugal.

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Capela de São Frutuoso de Montélios

The Capela de São Frutuoso de Montélios is a pre-Romanesque chapel that was built in the 7th century by the Visigoths with influences of the Greek Cross. The name “Montélios” means small hill (“monte pequeno”).

The chapel has undergone several renovations over the centuries, but one of the biggest changes occurred in 1523 when it was incorporated into the convent of São Francisco. Ernest Korrodi, a renowned architect, is one of the main reasons that the chapel underwent repairs. However, the notations that he made were not actually carried out until the twentieth century.

This is a structure that became a National Monument in Portugal in 1944.

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Praça da República

The Praça da República, also known as the Arcade, is the center of Braga and is located in the Parish of São José de São Lázaro. This square is located in between Barão de São Martinho and São Francisco avenues. This square dates all the way back to the Middle ages, and is named the Arcade due to the arch that was constructed because of the commission by D. Rodrigo de Moura Telles, in 1715. This space was actually transformed into a garden in the middle of the 19th century by the engineer Joaquim Pereira da Cruz.

However, the most recent renovations of this area took place between 1994 and 1995 where a traffic light was removed and replaced with a one source light. There are many things located in this square like Café Vianna as well as Lapa Church, and the Astoria. This is one of the highlights of Braga and is a must see for any tourist.

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Basílica dos Congregados

The Basílica dos Congregados is located in Braga in the St. Joseph of St. Lazarus parish in the city. This church was designed by the acclaimed architect André Soares, and was started in the 16th century but completed in the 20th century. When construction began in 1703 there were not as many statues in the completed design, and there were also some missing towers.

However, these pieces were completed in the 20th century, and the wet tower as also finished. The only reason that the west wing was created was because of the funding of António Augusto Nogueira da Silva and he contracted Alberto da Silva Bessa from Vila Nova de Gaia to complete the construction. This location is one of the most beautiful churches in the country, and the final towers were the inspired by the monastery of San Miguel de Refojos.

This church did have a small accident in 1944 when a plane crashed with a wing into the nascent tower (the only one at the time), and the pilot, Fernando Sanches Ferreira de Sousa Magalhães, lost his life.

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Restaurants

Hibiscus

Located in the Braga center, the Hibiscus is a vegetarian restaurant with a buffet space available to the client. No meat or fish in sight, the buffet allows anyone to try and indulge in daily suggestions, even if you are not familiar with vegetarian and macrobiotic food.

With rustic interior decoration with stone walls and also an outside terrace, this space has a quiet and familiar atmosphere. It is the place where you can eat every day, with food cooked with love and quality ingredients. Chef Alda Pereira changes the menu every day, always betting on good ingredients, lots of color and lots of flavor.

Daily proposals include vegetable and miso soups, vegetables with vegan mayonnaise, vegetable and spice salads, lentils, soy, tofu and seitan. Spice tea always comes as a drink to accompany meals. As dessert, it is an excellent opportunity to try some specialties, such as chocolate cake (vegan), carrot and pumpkin pie (macrobiotic and vegan) or apple strudell.

The Hibiscus restaurant also aims to be a dynamic space for sharing knowledge and experiences, holding workshops and cooking workshops on a wide range of topics.

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Taberna do Migaitas

Since 2004 next to the Sé Cathedral, in the heart of the historical center, the Taberna do Migaitas offers a variety of traditional snacks, with special emphasis on the dishes of the local people.

In one of the most emblematic areas of the city, and with a modern decoration, during the week offers menus more directed to the business public, with the offer of executive daily for lunch. Some of its more traditional specialties are, among others, the cod with bread, the roast kid and the black pork roasted in the oven. For those who prefer to go for a snack, you can delight the palate with the turnovers of greens, the prawns or the delicious fried cod. At dinner and at the weekend, for the younger crowd, prices are a la carte, with the possibility of watching live music and karaoke.

The Taberna do Migaitas is dedicated to group dinners and other parties, with average prices ranging from €6 (lunch) to €25 (dinner).

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Bem-Me-Quer

Located near the entrance arch in the city of Braga, the Bem-me-Quer restaurant has been open since 1952 by the hand of D. Joaquina Maria Soares Gomes and is already a reference of the Minho regional gastronomy.

In two spacious rooms, in a rustic and intimate atmosphere, and a familiar and relaxed service, in this restaurant we can taste the most traditional dishes of Portuguese cuisine. Some of its specialties are the Cod à Bem-me-Quer, the grilled octopus and the rojões of Minho, accompanied by a good wine list.

With an average price of €20, here you can enjoy a nice meal in a cozy atmosphere.

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Diana Restaurant

In the historic center of Braga, we find the Diana Restaurant, an exquisite space where several dishes of traditional Portuguese, French and Italian cuisine are served in a gourmet style. Fernando Caridade is the owner of this restaurant, whose name appeared in honor of his daughter.

Diana is an elegant, sophisticated and comfortable restaurant, where the contrasts between the rustic of the stone and the modern one of the golden lamps and the white walls are evident, in which you can appreciate the autografas and framed sweaters of several players of Portuguese and foreign clubs. The ceiling stands out with true works of art painted with images of the Vatican Sistine Chapel.

Chef Fernando proposes carefully prepared dishes with the freshest and best-selected ingredients. With an average price of €18, let yourself be delighted with the refinement of the most varied dishes, tasting their specialties, such as risottos, grilled veal tenderloin, cod or the various kebabs of the chef.

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Copo e Meio

The Copo & ½ restaurant is a multifaceted space where, in addition to a restaurant, it also has wine bar & tapas. Maintaining the charm of an old house, the main dining rooms have a personality translated into a cozy atmosphere.

The restaurant features a menu inspired by traditional cuisine of Minho, serving a full-price executive menu at lunchtime. The tapas are also inspired by the traditional cuisine of Minho, and accompany with the wines by the glass that are the service image of the house.

In addition to these rooms, the space has a smoking area and also has another room specially designed to receive groups, with total discretion regarding the other areas, ideal for celebrating special dates, meeting friends or business meetings.

The average price is €9 for lunch and €20 for dinner.

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La Piola

At Rua D. Afonso Henriques, La Piola is a 100% Italian space, from its owner to the specialties it presents. This “Italian house” offers a journey through the traditions, perfumes and flavors of the products of Italian gastronomy.

With a price of €7, from Monday to Saturday we serve lunches, being the main specialty the Piadine and the Pizze confectioned without using yeast. For the less greedy we always have a selection of salads. At night, the place becomes more intimate, ideal for socializing and tasting typical Italian drinks and gourmet pastas, among which stands the Lunguni Nero with Shrimp, Black Truffle Fondue, Pesto Rosso and Nuts.

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Delicatum

Open since July 2008, Delicatum is a multifaceted space, with valences of Restaurant, Wine Bar and Cafeteria. A space that each one wants to use as you wish, whether for a gastronomic tasting, for a simple coffee or for a glass and a snack with friends.

The responsibility of the kitchen belongs to André Antunes and to chef Joana Vieira, a pair that practices a modern kitchen, but always rooted in the Portuguese tradition, without neglecting influences from other places, and with a strong respect for the product and the presentation of the dishes.

The strong point of the menu is tapas and snacks, with about 35 different proposals that invite sharing and tasting. There is also a “Suggestions” section for more traditional meal logic. With an average price of €20, the menu changes seasonally, so you better take advantage of what the season offers.

The menu also has a wide selection of wines that covers almost all Portuguese regions and with some foreign copies. Careful choices, which flee to the commonplace, and which seek to make known producers with identity and character. Great variety of wine by the glass, including sparkling wine and many dessert wines, with a letter that rotates periodically so that the customer can know new wines when they visit us.

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Tábuas, Copos & outras cenas

Located near the Sé Cathedral, right in the center of city, the Tábuas, Copos & outras cenas is the ideal space to taste tables of excellent tapas and snacks, drink a good wine and other scenes.

With a traditional decoration, Tábuas, Cupos & outras cenas is dedicated to the dissemination of Portuguese cuisine, but not only. Here you can choose between Portuguese, Spanish, French and Italian sausages and cheeses, good meals, good ham, always accompanied by good wine. But not only cheeses and sausages lives this house. There are other scenes such as mackerel mound, octopus, and many other scenes that are emerging.

With an average price of €6 for lunch and €15 for dinner, come and snack with friends.

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Bars

Sé La Vie

Right next to the Sé Cathedral, the Sé la Vie is a space with live music that presents concerts and dj-sets all weekends.

In a vintage style, this coffee bar is an alternative space where anyone feels good. Having Palas, owner of this space together with Xana, a strong connection to Portuguese music, as a member of the Bracar band Smix Smox Smux, Sé la Vie intends to be an opportunity for those who want to make known their musical or cultural project.

From fado to hip-hop, Sé la Vie houses all genres of music, with concerts priced at €2 to €4. On the wooden stage perform bands from around the world and artists looking for a space to make themselves known. In addition to music, Sé la Vie also opens its doors to the theater, exhibitions, counchsurfing meetings and book launches.

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Destilado

Located in the historical center of Braga, the Distilado is a bar that, in a word, can be described as “Alternative”. Especially different: in the environment, in music and in the experience of “drinking a few glasses”.

With a decoration inspired by music, the interior space is torn by several doors that communicate with the dynamics of one of the most beautiful and social streets of the Braga city. Combining with the space there is also a collection of classic drinks that accompany the new trends, highlighting the cocktails and mixology.

Dedicated to the art of creating cocktails, the Distilado Bar is the ideal place to discover which one is your favorite, even if you do not habitually consume this drink.

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Barhaus

Space with several areas, great for a drink with friends. Good environment to long conversations, with an inviting terrace and very pleasant ambient music.

On certain days, there is still the possibility to watch the music live.

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Mal Amado

Opened in November 2016 in the historic center, next to the Sé Cathedral, Mal Amado is a bar with a comfortable and elegant atmosphere, with a decoration combining rustic with contemporary elements.

The Mal Amado bar promises to offer a special moment to the sound of good music and personalized drinks. Although Badly Beloved in name, it is a much desired bar in reality.

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Insólito Bar

Located in the heart of the city, the Insólito bar is just that – unusual. Its space makes it unique and the bar, which serves fast food until 4am in the morning, proves that it is the perfect place for long nights of fun with friends who like to dance and socialize.

The Insólito bar features a large space with more disco outlines, where the style of privileged music is the Rock of the 80’s. Outside, in an open air area with terrace and three bars, invites you to warm summer nights, and here the sound changes to something more commercial. With some frequency dj’s have guests and live music concerts.

In addition to the bar, cultural initiatives are also privileged, with a space for exhibitions and theater performances.

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Juno Café

Located on Rua do Anjo, Juno Bar is a 3-storey cultural house that pays homage to Juno – goddess of the gods.

On the 3 floors you can watch a concert on the lower floor; The 1st floor is ideal for talking, drinking a glass and dancing; While on 2sd floor you can see an exhibition or participate in yoga classes. On warmer nights or special events, at the back of the building, on the ground floor, you can always relax in the garden.

At the weekend, the music is electronic, while during the week passes more for the rock and music of the world.

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Shops

Friking Braga

Located on Avenida Central in Braga, the Friking brand is revolutionizing the fashion concept in Portugal. Friking is a brand of original t-shirts and products with a touch of smart humor and great visual impact.

The concept of this store is to stand out for the originality of t-shirts, fashion accessories and other products and ideas. All illustrations are performed by the best international artists, always with humor and visual impact. Every week the store is updated with the launch, by the brand, of new models of t-shirts.

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Mercado Bacalhoeiro

Continuing the family legacy, Mercado Bacalhoeiro was born in 2015 to be a gourmet store specialized in the most traditional Portuguese products, but ended up being much more than that. It is a place to be, to live and to learn.

Anchored by cod, Mercado Bacalhoeiro proposes to enrich your table with a whole series of selected products. From a work with recognized chefs, and winemakers, a catalog was born with the selection of the best wines to accompany snacks.

It also presents cooking tips, cod preparation methodology, ideas for dinners with friends and much more to fill your table with culture. Without ever forgetting the proposal of a superior cod!

Linked to wine and cuisine, Mercado Bacalhoeiro also has show-cooking events and other workshops that you will surely find very interesting. Go along the Mercado Bacalhoeiro and stop by our store when it suits you, we will be happy to welcome you!

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Caxuxa

The Caxuxa store was born in Braga in 2010 and is located near the Sé, in the main artery of the historical area. This women’s and men’s fashion store is a modern place, which imposes itself for its originality and exclusivity in the concept, products and brands. Here it is believed that being stylish is to cherish the unique original.

In addition to perfumes, beachwear, tennis and other clothes, there are still handmade pieces and imitation jewelery, all to create a modern and more exclusive look. If you want a nice space where you can find fashion and exclusivity, it could be Caxuxa.

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100ª Página

Initially located in the Square of the Philosophy Faculty, Livraria Centésima Página opened to the public on November 26, 1999. In 2005 it moved to its current location in Casa do Rolão, in Central Avenue, in the heart of the city of Braga.

Casa Rolão is a beautiful example of 18th century civil architecture in Baroque style. It is attributed to André Soares and will have been built between 1759 and 1765, for an industrial from Braga. Since 1977 that is classified as Property of Public Interest.

The 100ª Página is an independent bookstore, where exhibitions, book presentations, debates, concerts, children’s animations, workshops, among others are held. In the space there is still a cafeteria and a garden, making the 100ª Página an original and unique place to be and enjoy.

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Arcádia

Arcádia is an historic portuguese brand specialized in artisanal confectionery of chocolates. Original recipes with more than 80 years. Try one of the best chocolates in the world.

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B Concept Store

The B Concept Store was born in Braga to recall the most beautiful and valuable concepts of our country, in a differentiated approach of the traditional commerce. It presents a varied range of genuine, concept-rich and totally exclusive products.

Located in a building with more than two centuries of existence, near the Sé, the B Concept Store is a space that combines the same concept with good taste and refinement, exclusivity and differentiation. In this space you will find clothing, accessories, decorative objects, vintage and retro pieces, gastronomic products, as well as a beauty salon.

In addition to point of sale, the B Concept Store is a space for leisure and dedicated to art. Those who pass by can also take a look at the temporary exhibitions and still stop for a snack or a glass of beer on the terrace overlooking the roofs of Braga.

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ID Concept Store

On the first floor of Casa Rolão is the ID Concept Store, a space where fashion, art, design and lifestyle coexist and complement each other. This shop bets on the simplicity of know-how, preserving ancestral techniques with a new design, in order to contribute to the traditions of maintaining.

In an innovative space, ID Concept Store bets on Portuguese brands of excellence that were not previously in Braga, such as Luís Buchinho, Tiled, AndaVer Portugal, Braz Gil, João Stattmiller, Greg’s Scarf, À Capucha, Pé de Chumbo, Antiflop, Ana Pina/Tincal Lab, Daniela Ponto Final, Oficina da Formiga, Chi-coração or Cutipol.

In this space, ID Concept also organizes events, being available for the presentation of new plastic artists, photographers and sculptors. It also has an exhibition space, in particular with the “Jewelery in Casa Rolão” – an original collective exhibition where 10 Portuguese jewelers have the challenge of creating unique pieces inspired by the details of the building.

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