Fonte do Ídolo

Historic Site in Braga

Fonte Do Idolo, Braga
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The Fonte do Ídolo or Fountain of the Idol is a Roman fountain located in the civil parish of São José de São Lázaro, in the municipality of Braga, northern Portugal. The granite rock fountain/spring has Latin inscriptions, dedicated to the Gallaecian and Lusitanian gods Tongoenabiagus and Nabia (built during era of Roman Emperor Augustus).
The construction of the fountain probably began in the 1st century, associated with a water cult, dedicated to the Lusitanian divinity Tongoenbiagus, and ordered constructed by Celicus Fronto.

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Visiting Fonte do Ídolo


9.30am-1pm & 2-5.30pm Mon-Fri, 11am-5.30pm Sat

Address: Fonte do Ídolo, Rua do Raio, Braga, Portugal
Duration: 10 minutes

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