Curious Traveler

Curious Braga

Season 5 Episode 509 | 28m 36s | WETA Passport

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Who was born in Guimarães Castle and founded a nation? What are the curious symbols all over the Torre de Menagem? Where can you find a beautifully blue Baroque palace? Why are there about 600 steps, 5 levels & so, so many zigzags leading up to Bom Jesus do Monte Sanctuary? When was Braga Cathedral built, and what did the Romans do here? How did a rooster come to be a symbol of Portugal?

Aired: 09/01/22 | Expires: 08/30/25 | Rating: TV-G

Distributed nationally by American Public Television

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