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Igreja do Carmo

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Address: Rua do Carmo, Porto 4050-164, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 22 332 2928
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Very nice church

Very nice church. Do not be misleaded by the queue - if you do not want to visit th tower and see the exhibition - you can go and visit church with no queue/ticket. Just step in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Warsaw, Poland
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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Very nice church. Do not be misleaded by the queue - if you do not want to visit th tower and see the exhibition - you can go and visit church with no queue/ticket. Just step in and go left.

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Izmir, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The outside of this church is really interesting, since it is covered with painted tiles depicting different scenes. The inside was quite plain, except for the alter, which was gorgeous! I recommend taking a look and some pics of the outside, a quick peek at the alter and then keep moving.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I had not even realised this was two side-by-side churches till I read some of the reviews. No worries. there is enough gold and over-the-top Rococo decorative work in the one side I saw to more than make up for the disappointment at missing the other. And then there is the brilliant blue tile work on one facade of the... More 

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adelaide
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The climb up the tower isn't too hard and the view from the top is breath-taking. The church is lovely too- make sure you go up as far as the choir.

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Arlon, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Seriously : the Christ figure in this churches' multiple scenes is a look-alike of Conchita Wurst, hilarious. Facade is nice, and so is the situation on a square with cafe terraces near a small park.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

What looks like just one big church is actually two connected by what is one of the world's narrowest houses - just 1 meter wide! To the right is Carmo Church, built in the 18th century. Outside it is covered in blue and white tile panels. The house that separates the two churches was inhabited until about 20 years ago... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The outside of the church is covered by blue and white tiles. It is just gorgeus. There are actually two churches, the Carmo and the Carmelite church. There is a wall beetwen the two churches, it was told this is for the moral - the one was for woman the other for man! The church inside is full of golden... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This church is walking distance from the Clerigos Tower and the Library and can be accessed from a big square. Do not miss both entrances as it can get a bit confusing. No payment at either of them and both have truly gorgeous interiors.

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portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I walked in and straight out. It is a church for VERY religious people.It was too heavy for me.It is next to the peaceful Carmelite Church. Look for the small 'house' separating the two churches.

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Mission, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This is another beautiful example of the Portuguese use of decorative tiles and here you have a very large area of it. After admiring it, take a peak inside at the extravagant interior, as usual in most of the churches, which must be appreciated for the craftsmanship. Well worth a quick stop if in the area.

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