Escadas do Santuário Bom Jesus do Monte
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member god_herodes
N 41° 33.243 W 008° 22.640
29T E 551926 N 4600452
With about 116 meters this stairways connect the upper part of the city of Braga to the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte.
Waymark Code: WM8RPZ
Location: Braga, Portugal
Date Posted: 05/08/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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The throw of the staircase is also the responsibility of the Archbishop Rodrigo de Moura Teles not come to see the completed since he died on September 4, 1728.

Divided in 3 parts: Staircase's Porch; The Five Senses; The Three Virtues.

An arch at the entrance of the staircase, shows the coat of D. Rodrigo de Moura Teles, Archbishop of Braga.
The Five Senses are represented by fountains by the following order: Vision, hearing, smell, taste, touch.

The Three Virtues are represented again by fountains dedicated to the Theological virtues: Faith, Hope and Charity.

The stairway ends at the Shrine of Moses following the churchyard and church.
number of stairs (minimum 60): 581.00

stair landing (check if yes): yes

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