Fonte do Ídolo

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The Fonte do Ídolo, Fountain of the Idol is a famous Roman fountain. This rock is located in Callaici Bracari and is made of granite rock that has many latin inscriptions that are dedicated to various Lusitanian and Gallaecian gods. This piece was built in the era of Roman Emperor Augustus.

The fountain’s construction began in the 1st century and was created by Celicus Fronto. The fountain has passed through many different hands, but the location has always remained the same. The fountain is 3 meters wide and 1.2 meters high, and has a modernist structure that is appreciated throughout Braga.

Since 1910 it is classified as a National Monument.

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Rua Raio 4700-922 Braga