"Santuario Nossa dos Remedios, Bom Jesus big sister" Lamego by Martin_S.
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Santuario Nossa dos Remedios (Our Lady of Remedies Sanctuary) here in Lamego, Portugal has an almost twin "sister" in Braga, the Bom Jesus. The first to be built was the Santuario Nossa dos Remedios in 1750 and the other followed 34 years later.
This photo shows the view from the church looking down the stairs toward the town of Lamego.
Of course, aside from the stairs, you should visit the church at Santuario Nossa dos Remedios, it has some lovely windows and also blue tile wall coverings.
Santuario Nossa dos Remedios also boasts a HUGE trunked tree, as you can see here it would take three men with linked arms to encircle it.
- Pros:Beautiful architecture and gardens
- Cons:If you walk up you will understand....
- In a nutshell:A car or the cable car to the top is better
Leading up to the church which sits on top of the hill is an impressive set of 686 stairs, you can see the view looking... more travel advice
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