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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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Beautiful panel of tiles on the outside

The inside of the church is definitely a work of art. However, the huge blue & white tile wall on the outside is the real masterpiece. Worth checking it out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Miami, Florida
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201 reviews 201 reviews
70 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The inside of the church is definitely a work of art. However, the huge blue & white tile wall on the outside is the real masterpiece. Worth checking it out.

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Porto, Portugal
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Beautiful, gorgeous religious art. The ceilings, the altar, the images of the Saints, the columns supporting the side altars covered by gold, a church not to miss a visit to, even though you are not religious.

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Bratislava Region, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

There are 2 churches next to and I think the Carmo is nicer from outside, and the other from inside (its Igreja da Carmelitas). Carmo is famouse for it's azulejos (blue ceramic wall tiles) and are really beautiful. But inside it's too colorfull for my taste. The next by church is Carmelitas and it's full of gold, but really nice.... More 

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Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We stopped into this church for a quick visit and we were definitely not disappointed. Like most churched in Porto, it was so beautifully decorated inside and out. Must see!

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Roanne, France
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Like so many Portuguese churches this one is large and just a bit shabby,though the outside however does have a splendid tile façade on one side and the inside is very glitzy with gilt altar and gilt decoration everywhere...all a bit over the top if you ask me and for the catholic church hardly surprising...after all you have to spend... More 

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We did not go into this church we just viewed from the outside as the children where "churched out". We took tram number 18 from the riverfront and glad we stopped for a look.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Wondeful piece of religious architecture, together with its neighbour, the carmelites. If possible, try to go to a religious service. Traditional portuguese mass. Not to miss

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

What an amazing church! It is a shame that they are not able to maintain and restore it properly as it is simply beautiful. The history behind it and the stories also make you appreciate it a little more so be sure to do some research on its history.

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Tonsberg, Norway
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

A must for the tourist to Porto. This Church , built later in the 18th century is a beautiful example of late baroque architecture . Outside, one side wall is covered in blue and white tile panels.

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Quebec
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

It is one of the richest decorated church we have ever seen. The richness and details are really impressive. If you have only one church to visit in Porto, this is the one.

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