The Sanctuary of Buen Jesús del Monte, located in Braga, in the northwest of Portugal, is an architectural and landscape complex rebuilt and expanded over more than 600 years. It is essentially defined by a long and complex route of sacred route, which extends along the slope of Mount Espinho, leading the pilgrim through chapels that house sculptural groups that evoke the passion of Christ, fountains, statues and classical gardens. Its perimeter, densely wooded, constitutes a picturesque park of lakes with naturalized shapes, artificial caves, buildings and structures of different nature and function. Sanctuary and environment are inseparable; The mountain was shaped to house the Sanctuary, complementing each other, resulting in a unique complex, of high landscape and architectural value that constitutes a sacred mountain, with an approximate area of ​​30ha.

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  • Postal address municipality of Braga . Braga
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