Santa Barbara Garden | Jardim de Santa Bárbara | Braga

Do not expect a large garden – get ready to enjoy its Romantic style – walk slowly through its geometric layout – the old statues, cornices and coats of arms, the medieval arches are there to be enjoyed.

At its centre,  the garden has a fountain dating back the XVII century with Saint Barbara’s statue. The former archbishop’s palace is next to it – the flowers are always present, the smells are everywhere – this could be heaven – ideal to have a rest, to put your thoughts together, to take some photographs – very close to it you can enjoy a coffee and choose a pastry to go with it!

jardim de santa barbara

Coordinates: 41°33’04.9″N 8°25’33.3″W


12 thoughts on “Santa Barbara Garden | Jardim de Santa Bárbara | Braga

    • jazzyoutoo_lostinbraga May 9, 2015 / 6:12 pm

      indeed it is quite small – always full of flowers regardless the season – a special place if you have played there as a kid or kissed someone for the first time – even if things went wrong afterwards! 😀

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      • DotedOn May 9, 2015 / 6:46 pm

        🙂 Beautiful!
        It looks like a special place… And about the things going wrong afterwards… I have plenty of experience there 😀


  1. Chris May 13, 2015 / 3:19 am

    Beautiful… We have a Santa Barbara as well in California, but it looks nothing like this. Beautiful for its own reasons though.


      • Chris May 13, 2015 / 4:58 pm

        I love the appreciation for indigenous species, my family is one of the few in California to have that 🙂


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