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Santuário Nossa Senhora dos Remédios - Lamego

Santuário Nossa Senhora dos Remédios - Lamego

The Santuário Nossa Senhora dos Remédios (Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Remedies) in Lamego.

Set on Monte de Santo Estêvao there are 611 steps leading up to the church. The stairway closely resembles that of Bom Jesus in Braga.

In September of every year thousands of Catholic pilgrims descend on the town and make the treck up the stairs, some on their knees. It is said the shrines situated on theupper terraces have curative powers