Hotel Turismo De BragaSituated close to Braga city centre, one of Portugal’s largest urban settlements, this 4-star hotel merges an international ambience with regional cooking and hospitality. Hotel Turismo Braga is within walking distance of numerous historical monuments and buildings and the outdoor swimming pool is open from May to September, making it the ideal spot on a hot summer day.
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Braga is a city in the Braga Municipality in northwestern Portugal, is the capital of the Braga District, the oldest archdiocese and one of the major cities of the country.

Braga is the oldest Portuguese city and, one of the oldest Christian cities in the World. Braga is the seventh largest municipality in Portugal by population (including the city and suburban parishes, the municipality had a total of 62 parishes and 175,063 inhabitants as of 2007). Braga is also the center of the Greater Metropolitan Area of Minho one of the fastest growing urban areas in the European Union. Under the Roman Empire, as Bracara Augusta, it was capital of the province Gallaecia. The urban area extends from the river Cavado to the river Este. Braga is serviced by regional and fast trains to Porto and Lisbon. The city of Oporto (Porto) is about 53 km away.

The city of Braga and it's surrounding regions have many historical monuments, including the cathedral (Sé), Bom Jesus, and Sameiro - Sanctuaries. A must see is A Brasileira one of the oldest and most famous cafés in Braga. To the south east of Braga is one of the most important archaeological sites in Portugal named Citânia de Briteiros. It is located 15 kilometres north of Guimarães. It is an Iron Age settlement with about 150 original stone dwellings that were first excavated in the 19th Century.

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