Arco da Porta Nova, Braga

4.3
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Landmark
The Arch of the New Gate (Portuguese: Arco da Porta Nova), is a Baroque and Neoclassical arch, designed by André Soares in the late 18th century, in the civil parish of Sé, municipality of Braga, in northern Portugal. The triumphal arch which decorates the western entrance to the medieval wall of the city, was opened in 1512 and traditionally used to present the city's keys to dignitaries and celebrities.
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  • At the end or at the beginning of the De Souto street, it all depends from which side you come is this nice Arc to stroll underneath.  more »
  • My first of the old town when walking up from the train station was this lovely decorative arch. It spans the narrow road attached on both sides to elegant buildings. It certainly lets you know you...  more »
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  • A simple but undoubtedly imposing structure that actually is well placed to be considered the gates to the old town. It seldom fails to provide great shots, so have your cameras ready when you visit!
  • A nice arch at the start of a cute walking street. Quite packed with tourists but you aren't harassed.

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