CARMO CHURCH
★★★✮☆

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Baroque/Rococo style, was built in the second half of the XVIII century, between 1756 and 1768.

The side facade of the Carmo Church is covered by a great panel of tiles, with scenes depicting the founding of the Carmelite Order and Mount Carmel.

The front facade, richly crafted, has a rectangular portal, flanked by two religious sculptures of the prophets Elijah and Elisha made in Italy.

  • Location: Rua do Carmo, 4050-011 Porto Portugal.
  • Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday 8:00-12:00/13:00-18:00; Tuesday, Thursday 09:00-18:00; Friday 09:00 - 17:30; Saturday 09:00-16:00; Sunday 09:00-13:30; Public Holidays 09:00-12:00.
  • Prices: Free.
  • How to get there: 10 min walk from Aliados Avenue.

SUGGESTION:

Nice visit, near Clérigos Tower and Lello Bookshop.