Top things to do in Braga

Wonderguide by

Eduarda Sousa

Top things to do in Braga

Braga is one of the most beautiful cities in Portugal. In 2019 it was voted the second-best European destination. It stands out for its green spaces, the cozy center, the gastronomy, and the nightlife. Here are my top recommendations to fall in love with this lovely city.

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Some spaces that you should visit.

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Bom Jesus do Monte
Eduarda:Set on a mountain top, Bom Jesus de Braga offers spectacular views of the city. Beyond the splendid church, it stands out for a magical mountain where you can walk.
Image - Monastery of São Martinho de Tibães
Monastery of São Martinho de Tibães
Eduarda:Situated 7 kilometers from Braga, this monastery is truly beautiful and offers a beautiful garden.
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Braga Cathedral
Eduarda:It's the oldest cathedral in the country and represents the secular evolution of the city. The architectural details are beautiful and must be visited inside.
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Garden of Santa Barbara
Eduarda:It is one of Braga's best-maintained gardens. Located in the city center, it invites you to take a break and immerse yourself in all its flowers and shrubs.
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For foodie lovers

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Eduarda:A traditional Portuguese food restaurant where there is a warm welcome. Ideal to feel the true North of Portugal.
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A Brasileira
Eduarda:One of the oldest and most characteristic coffee shop. Ideal to have a coffee and feel the pulse of the city. An iconic place.
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Taberna Belga
Eduarda:Where you can eat one of the best "francesinhas" in Portugal. It's always full and you have to wait, but it's worth it!
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Sale&Dolce / Nikko
Eduarda:An excellent restaurant to eat good sushi, with a Portuguese atmosphere.


Where you can make some worthwhile purchases!

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Nova Arcada
Eduarda:The most recent shopping in Braga. Find a large selection of different brands.
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Urdi Store
Eduarda:A 100% handmade concept with design. You will find Portuguese handcrafted products that you will fall in love with.
Image - 100° Página Book store
100° Página Book store
Eduarda:A small and truly fascinating bookstore. Here you can buy some books and other small souvenirs.
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Eduarda: It is one of the oldest malls in Braga. Centrally located, it is a good option for some quick shopping.

Braga by Night

If you like going out at night, here are some recommendations to spend some time relaxing with friends.

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Braga Cathedral
Eduarda:Braga Cathedral is surrounded by a set of small bars. Choose one and experience a bit of Braga's nightlife.
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Eduarda:It is one of the most interesting bars to be at night. Great atmosphere and music.
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Eduarda:A must stop. This bar is large and has several areas where you can be. Including an outdoor area.
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Eduarda:It is one of the most beautiful bars in the city. Uniquely decorated, it is a cozy and intimate place to spend a good night with friends.

Wonderguide map

  1. Bom Jesus do Monte
  2. Monastery of São Martinho de Tibães
  3. Braga Cathedral
  4. Garden of Santa Barbara
  5. Retrokitchen
  6. A Brasileira
  7. Taberna Belga
  8. Sale&Dolce / Nikko
  9. Nova Arcada
  10. Urdi Store
  11. 100° Página Book store
  12. BragaShopping
  13. Braga Cathedral
  14. Juno
  15. Barhaus
  16. SETRA

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