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Reviewed yesterday

You can see this arch as you enter the old city and definitely worth a picture and remember Braga! It doesn’t require any entrance fee or a detour to see..

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kalindi D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enter through the gate and begin your walk through old town Braga. Biscainhos Palace and the cathedral are nearby. Imagine yourself walking back in time.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the archway into Braga and takes you back to the 18th century, stunning features that are enhanced by the modern buildings either side. Depending on the time of day you may not get a clear view of the archway into the Main Street...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank adaniels83
Reviewed 6 February 2019

The arch is like an invitation to step back in time. Having arrived from Porto by train it almost reaches out to you and invites you in. It is an impressive structure with more modern houses either side that enhance its appearance instead of detracting...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Oliver M
Reviewed 22 September 2018

The Arco Da Porta Nova welcomes you to the old town from the west. Standing as tall as the buildings beside it, you might pass through the arch without realising if you don't look up. There are usually hordes of people movig around here and,...More

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

Lovely gate and iconic to enter inside the Medieval Braga. You can definitely take good pics over there but I would suggest just in the afternoon because of the sun. The surroundings are also lovely for a petit yet remarkable city as Braga

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 7 June 2018

It’s a great entrance to the old city, the photo does not do it justice. We spent 2 days here and would have happily spent more time.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank cmbreuer2016
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Nice historic old town to walk through. Plenty of things to see, cafes for a snack, historic sites. Liked Braga all around.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank timd7continents
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

the large arch will let you enter the magnificent old city full of interesting old attractions for example the first cathedral of Portugal

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank filippino1
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Such a unique and beautiful gate. Wonderful place to enter the city. So glad we came here to see it.

Date of experience: October 2017
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