Holy Cross Church | Igreja de Santa Cruz | Braga

The Holy Cross Church displays an impressive granite baroque façade – built in the 17th century – its interiors have intricate gold carvings on the organ and pulpits, a high nave and wonderful tiles – azulejos. On its façade, apart from the scenes of the Passion, there are two roosters, and according to legend if one finds them on the first visit, he/she’ll soon get married! It’s not unusual to find people discreetly looking for the roosters in front of the church, some of them desperate to find his/her perfect match. The roosters might give a hand 😀 – would you like to give it a try?

Coordinates: 41°32’58.7″N 8°25’26.9″W

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8 thoughts on “Holy Cross Church | Igreja de Santa Cruz | Braga

  1. DotedOn May 29, 2015 / 10:42 pm

    Beautiful (and I’ll be rooster hunting in Braga really soon :D)

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  2. DotedOn May 30, 2015 / 10:26 am

    I believe I’ll be single for a little longer 😀

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