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Address: Rua Carmo, Porto 4050-164, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 22 332 2928
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Visit the historical centre of Porto.

The Church “do Carmo” or the “Igreja da Venerável Ordem Terceira de Nossa Senhora do Carmo”, is located on the crossroad between the Praça de Carlos Alberto e a Rua do Carmo, when... read more

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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Church “do Carmo” or the “Igreja da Venerável Ordem Terceira de Nossa Senhora do Carmo”, is located on the crossroad between the Praça de Carlos Alberto e a Rua do Carmo, when you are coming from the Railway station of “São Bento” and are walking into the direction of the ”Torre”, and just in front of the church with... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yet another of Porto;s stunning churches. Words do not portray how beautiful this church is inside. Ijust suggest you visit. Also the tiles outside which is a feature of Porto churchs are beautiful

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

We visited this as ourvery first "attraction" in Porto, along with the next door Carmelitas Church and the little narrow "house" in the middle. The whole thing is a must see because the tiled wall on the outside, the proximity to other "attractions" such Lello & Irmao Bookstore and Clergios Tower and of course, the beautiful interiors! What struck me... More 

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Genoa, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

With so many churches to choose from these two are certainly beautiful; Igreja do Carmo the more impressive of the two and Igreja dos Carmelitas (neo classical and baroque style) but not as over the top. I thought both were interesting but found others in the city that I enjoyed more. Visitors may have a difficult time with the numerous... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Porto is a beautiful and colorful city overall, but the churches and the Moorish designs on them are very unique. I love the blue and white murals. I went on a bus tour and saw quite a few of these igrejas. They're great to see for anyone who appreciates art/architecture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

The Carmo Church is a great example of Baroque architecture, built in the 18th century. ..3 Chapels to either side, richly decorated. an all-white ceiling, punctuated by architectural elements of Baroque .Outside, fantastic side wall completely covered in 1912 with blue and white tile panels (azulejos). They are figurative compositions alluding to the cult of Our Lady .. On the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

There are plenty of fabulous, UNESCO azulejo churches in Porto. This one is stunning inside and out. The side of the building is a wonderful tiled wall, but the inside is incredible. Actually there are two churches side by side. Both are stunning. They are rich with gold and definitely worth seeing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

The church wasn't open when we visited on Saturday but we saw it was open on Monday so went to look. We only just managed to get in as a woman was on the door trying to stop people from entering after us. It's lovely inside with a great alter and side chapels.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

A nice church covered with typical portuguese tiles in exterior and well located in downtown of city !

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

You will be in the locality if visting the Library and the Tower, so do visit the Church. Well you get to see two for the price of one as right next door is the Church of the Carmelites. Do check out the history of both Church's on the net before visting. Interior decoration is great and very different to... More 

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