07. Bom Jesus do Monte, Braga
Bom Jesus is the Portugal’s grandest religious sanctuary. It is located six kilometers east of Braga and one of the most important pilgrimage sites in the country. It is a great complex with several chapels adorned with sculptured scenes from the Passion of Christ, fountains and statues of biblical, mythological, and symbolic figures. The final section is the Staircase of the Three Virtues representing Faith, Hope, and Charity that leads to the church. Your efforts will be rewarded with an inspiring panorama of the surrounding countryside. Another place is a steep Sacred Way with chapels showing the 14 Stations of the Cross.