Lovely ornate church- this court is full of beautiful churches and this one is no exception. Worth checking out off you have time.
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the Churches of Carmo and Carmelitas - the monks of Carmo and the nuns of Carmelita, together, separated by a house inhabited till 20 years ago (to ensure chastity between nuns and monks) The Carmo Church is a baroque one, with a rich interior and...More
Went there in all Saint day so couldn't get inside cause it was closed for a special ceremony, what i can ensure is the outsider amazing tiles, every time i pass next to it i get amazed with the beautiful piece of art it is,...More
The tile work is among the best in Portugal, so if you are a fan, this is a must. It's a lovely church in the middle of other sites.
We saw this church from across the square - the blue tile work on the side stood out. It is amazing that they have 100s or 1000s of tiles that are each unique to create that artful scene. The interior is not notable.
I have never seen a twinned church before, so was interested in looking at both this church and dos carmelitos. We went after the end of mass. It was nice to see the church still in use.
One of the best churches in Porto. We arrived at night so we didn't get inside, but the view of it in the night and with some fog was amazing ...
A beautiful building both inside and out. Did not look around as much as we would have liked out of respect as there was a service in progress. Very lovely.
This church was built in the second half of the 18th century in the baroque / rococo style. The exterior side wall is lined with a magnificent tile panel, dated from the beginnings of 20th century, representing scenes allusive to the foundation of the Carmelite...More