Braga has a population of approximately 180 000 people.
Founded by the Romans, who gave it the name Bracara Augusta, it is home to the first cathedral in Portugal.
Baroque capiutal of numerous monuments, some by the architects André Soares and Carlos Amarante. Churches particularly bdistinguished by gold leaf.
Commercial and service area with many places to eat. A young, modern city due to its university campus and contemporary architecture, renowned for such sites as the municipal football stadium and the Carandá cultural Market, designed by the architect Souto Moura.
We celebrate the rituals of Holy Week and the great Festival of São João (St. John).
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