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Igreja do Carmo

Rua Do Carmo, S/N, Porto 4050-164, Portugal
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Ranked #10 of 64 attractions in Porto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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368 reviews 368 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

It is not common to see two churches built almost side by side, but in O Porto, a very small house separates "Igreja do Carmo" (18th Century) from "Igreja dos Carmelitas Descalços" (17th Century). As a matter of fact, this house was intended only to separate the monks at the Convent and Church of the Carmelitas Descalços from the nuns... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Attractive small church. Amazing to see how much glitz can be packed into a small place. Seating for only 200 but quite an impact on the senses.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

The wall decorations that are there are incredible, but there are a lot of sections missing and the walls are not in a good state of repair, which has a negative impact on the overall experience. This in itself does make it unique in itself though! Worth a visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Very nice really !visit it!small and beautiful like unreal.you can see different styles and it is very friendy

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Wroclaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Mosaics outside are really impressive, indoor is not: typical baroque church in not very good shape.

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

One of the largest azelujo works outside and beautiful inside, it is literally next to another church, also worth of visit., Igreja dos Carmelitas. In front of it you can get on two lines operated by vintage trams (but they are running every 30 minutes).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Well worth a visit, the interior is also fantastic. Go to the church next door as well- different feel, but great stations of the cross.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

This a good example of how the churches in Portugal are so beautiful.

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Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

The external tiles are stunning in a blue style and portuguese historical taste.

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