Life sized stations of the cross in Portugal


Bom Jesus do Monte in the cathedral city of Braga in Portugal is a fascinating place. A hill with an eighteenth century cathedral and stairs that zigzag all the way to the top with stations of the cross chapels at each bend. Most alluringly, each chapel has rather dramatic life sized statues inside depicting the final agonies of Christ. It’s exceedingly kitsch but also very photogenic! As I hope these images I took prove…

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