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Address: 1 Rue du Perigord, 31000 Toulouse, France
Phone Number: 05 34 44 92 05
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Not a major stop but worth a visit (no charge) for the exquisitely painted ceiling. Close to the Place Capitole. Supposedly inspired by the Sistine Chapel. Not sure but still... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 1, 2015
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Bournemouth
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Budapest, Hungary
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374 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

In a side street you can find a marvel. This is the Chapelle des Carmelites. Its ceiling and the upper walls are beutifully painted with 18. century frescos.

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Bournemouth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Not a major stop but worth a visit (no charge) for the exquisitely painted ceiling. Close to the Place Capitole. Supposedly inspired by the Sistine Chapel. Not sure but still beautiful.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The Carmelite Chapel is a small single chamber, but has interesting wall and ceiling decorations. It is a little difficult to locate this chapel, which is near to the Basilica, situated in Rue du Perigord. Look for the light blue door on the north side half way along the road. When we visited the chapel, there was an interesting art... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This ancient Chapelle has marvellously painted upper walls and ceiling. The hall itself is empty now but there is information available in English and entry is free. It's just off Rue de Taur so can be combined with visits to St Sernin and other places of interest in this area.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 319 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The convent was destroyed during the French Revolution, and only the chapel survived. The Municipal Library now occupies the place of the former Carmelite convent. The entire ceiling and walls of the chapel are covered with frescoes and this work is considered to be one of the masterpieces of 18th century Toulouse painting . Besides the paintings, the vaulted nave... More 

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Egham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

It's worth a stop if you are around. It is a small rectangular room and has its walls covered with paintings, really nice ones.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We walked past here by chance as our guide book did not mention it. However, I was very pleased I'd popped in. The frescoes and sculpted ceiling in this otherwise empty church are, I think, eighteenth century but very attractive. It is very near the main Basilique St Sernin and offers a completely different experience. I think it is well... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The Chapelle des Carmelites is all that remains of a convent destroyed after the French Revolution. The ceiling and walls are beautifully decorated with period art. The best view is of the ceiling. To take it in fully, if nobody is looking, lay down in the middle of the floor, look up, and take it all in. You won't be... More 

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Brighton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

We really did not like this place at all. it is dreary and dark . I saw no joy or pleasure here and found ourselves speculating about living in a Carmelite order.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

i visited on my own with some french friends who made everything easy, so I enjoyed this review of the past in a city which I liked a lot and who maintains very much the spirit of the old France and of the South .... Don´t miss it!

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Additional Information about Chapelle des Carmelites

Address: 1 Rue du Perigord, 31000 Toulouse, France
Phone Number: 05 34 44 92 05
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Midi-Pyrenees  >  Haute-Garonne  >  Toulouse
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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