We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Praca da Republica

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Praca da Republica, Braga 4710-305, Portugal
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 48.85*
and up
Braga and Guimarães Full Day Private Tour from Porto
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 367 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 16
  • 18
    Very good
  • 3
  • 0
  • 0
Amazing Placa

Its an amazing and open Plaza with lot of fountains. In the distance one can see the mountains and eveb the cathedral of the bon jesus. Its relaxing and a must in Braga.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Isabelle F
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

367 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 37: English reviews
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Its an amazing and open Plaza with lot of fountains. In the distance one can see the mountains and eveb the cathedral of the bon jesus. Its relaxing and a must in Braga.

Thank Isabelle F
Swindon, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Braga was a pleasant surprise generally, this parca contributed . Early spring , hot sun, the fountains and spring flowers were a delight. Coloured lights in the fountain at night added to a balmy, evening of dining and vinho verde.

Thank lyno19
Level Contributor
20 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

This is certainly the best place for tourists in Braga. So much stuff to visit, eat, shop in such a small radius,

Thank Oscar C
Lund, Sweden
Level Contributor
31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This is just simply the center of gravity of Braga. Go here, sit down and sip on a glass of wine at Cafeteria Brasiliana. Enjoy the crowd of people passing by. Relax. Feel energized. Get in the mood. Enjoy. A place near heaven - and tons of churches around.

Thank Lars M
Level Contributor
62 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

It's a center of Braga city, very popular pedonal place, with shops and restaurants, with a big car park under the square.

Thank Manuel S
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
874 reviews
432 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 512 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is the central part of town and no matter what, you will pass it in your travels. It is in the pedestrian area, surrounded by shops and cafes.

Thank Esther P
Greater London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
143 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Lively square with lots going on .2 lovely old cafes ,sun or shade and 3 beautiful fountains.Get a free map at the tourist office and explore Braga .

Thank BandCtravellers
Level Contributor
71 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

It is not a good place to go in cold seasons. Sometimes, there is a fair where you can buy some handcraft things what can be interesting. But no more than this.

1 Thank Juliana L
Level Contributor
235 reviews
188 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The main square in braga city, it has lots of restaurants and shops arround. All of the main attractions of the city (excluding Bom Jesus) are near by

Thank Binarysir
Porto, Portugal
Level Contributor
227 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

There is not much to say about this place, except that it is a nice place to spend a few moments. At the end of the day, it is a fountain… as so many of them around the world. There is nothing to write home about… but a pleasant enough time to walk around, and suck in the atmosphere. OK…... More 

Thank Trave1Bandit

Travellers who viewed Praca da Republica also viewed


Been to Praca da Republica? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Praca da Republica staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?