You will find a shady tree inwhich a residence had been built for ladies( because a tanned skin was not permissible for the ladies) and a kitchen where there was running warm water since XVIIth century- recycled from the oven - through an ingenious system. And, above all, an extraordinary garden!
The Biscainhos (from Biscay) did some superb stone work in and around Braga especially on the cathederal but the best stone work here is in the lobby as you go in. A former stable yard. There are some interesting artefacts here and they are all donated by local people. Excellent painted ceiling, and you can get the feel of what... 更多
Interesting manor house in the old city which provides an Upstairs, Downstairs perspective on life in 18th century Braga........Or should that be a Downton Abbey perspective? On Sundays, admission is free but, as has been previously mentioned, you are escorted throughout and given a very terse description......." Antechamber. Seventeenth Century. Neoclassical" If you ask the guide questions, however, you will... 更多
Take your time to visit this museum and since you are there go and visit the gardens as well. The museum has a lot of interesting pieces and the gardens are very beautiful.
Read more comments along these lines. The house is a little run down, but still a place of beauty, fitting... 更多
It deserves a visit. You might find more stunning locations, but still worth a visit and see how the wealthier... 更多
Portugal is filled with palaces of all centuries, and this is one of them. It shows how rooms looked like... 更多
Museu dos Biscainhos is a wonderful combination of history, decorative arts and formal gardens. The site is small and manageable... 更多