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“Very moving” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Igreja do Carmo

Igreja do Carmo
Largo do Carmo, 1200, Lisbon, Portugal (Baixa)
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Ranked #21 of 223 Attractions in Lisbon
Type: Religious Sites
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new york
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“Very moving”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

To experience the church with an absence of roof-just skeletal arches reaching up to the sky is surprisingly moving. Moreover, there is a Hebrew inscribed grave that is 1500 years old. Wow

Visited September 2013
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Tomar, Portugal
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“You Could Almost Feel the Earthquake”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We have been to remains of the Carmo many times and it still give us chills to think of the people who lost their lives in this place. Quirky, interesting museum is part of the admission price. You can take the Justa elevator down and avoid the line from the bottom in Baixa.

Visited August 2013
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Turin, Italy
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“Special place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Very good, and emotionant place to visit and stay. The church without the roof is incredible, and now there are some renovation works around. Perfect after the elevator

Visited August 2013
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Houston, TX
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“This was just okay...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We went here because it was right by our hotel. The entry was pretty cheap...around 3 euro I believe...but it wasn't really that great. Yes, you get a beautiful view of the arches from below, but really, that's about it...

Visited August 2013
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Lisbon, Portugal
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“Castle”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Not a lot of the castle left but nice views over the city. Interesting area around the castle with narrow cobbled streets.

Visited September 2012
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