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Igreja do Carmo

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“rococo style”(5 reviews)
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The Church of Our Lady of Carmo, a national heritage, is of the baroque-rococo style (architect José de Figueiredo Seixas with influence from Nicolau Nasoni); was ordered built by carmelite laymen: the third religious order of Our Lady of Carmo...more
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Rua Carmo, Porto 4050-164, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tiles outside of this lovely church are quite exquisite, portraying scenes from the Bible. If you go round the the front and take the left hand door (there is actually a metre wide house between the two houses) you will find yourself entering a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Babyalmie
IgrejadoC, Gestor at Igreja do Carmo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Babyalmie, Thank you very much for visiting the Tourist Circuit of the Order of Carmo and for your evaluation which is very important for us. Hoping you have enjoyed our city, we are looking forward to see you again soon! Kind regards, Frederico Marchand...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful blue and white tiles outside like many of the churches in this wonderful city. Very ornate inside. We couldn't stay inside for too long as we went on a Sunday and a service was on at the time. Well worth a visit and it...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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IgrejadoC, Gestor at Igreja do Carmo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear loveholidays1010, Thank you very much for visiting the Tourist Circuit of the Order of Carmo and for your evaluation which is very important for us. Hoping you have enjoyed our city, we are looking forward to see you again soon! Kind regards, Frederico Marchand...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are actually two churches here. The Igreja do Carmo and Igreja dos Carmelitas are separated by a very narrow house (only one meter). The house was built that the two churches would not share a common wall and thus prevent any relations between the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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IgrejadoC, Gestor at Igreja do Carmo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mikael, Thank you very much for visiting the Tourist Circuit of the Order of Carmo and for your evaluation which is very important for us. Hoping you have enjoyed our city, we are looking forward to see you again soon! Kind regards, Frederico Marchand...More

Reviewed July 12, 2019

During our short visit to Porto we didn’t want to go with our kids to Livraria Lello bookstore that was a theme in Harry Potter movie and we preferred to walk a block or so to visit Igreja do Carmo church. We are so glad...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ah_dallas
IgrejadoC, Gestor at Igreja do Carmo, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2019

Dear ah_dallas, Thank you very much for visiting the Tourist Circuit of the Order of Carmo and for your evaluation which is very important for us. Hoping you have enjoyed our city, we are looking forward to see you again soon! Kind regards, Frederico Marchand...More

Reviewed July 10, 2019

The tiles on the exterior of the church are very pretty. When you go inside, the same can't be said. To me, it was oppressively ornate.More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank PaulE_000
IgrejadoC, Gestor at Igreja do Carmo, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2019

Dear PaulE_000, Thank you very much for visiting the Tourist Circuit of the Order of Carmo and for your evaluation which is very important for us. Hoping you have enjoyed our city, we are looking forward to see you again soon! Kind regards, Frederico Marchand...More

Reviewed July 9, 2019 via mobile

Free entry & a lovely church to sit and reflect when you get out of the sun. Very gold inside and a beautiful blue tiled exterior 💙More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank sh-gallen
IgrejadoC, Gestor at Igreja do Carmo, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2019

Dear Sh, Thank you very much for visiting the Tourist Circuit of the Order of Carmo and for your evaluation which is very important for us. Hoping you have enjoyed our city, we are looking forward to see you again soon! Kind regards, Frederico Marchand...More

Reviewed July 8, 2019

So much beauty in both the design and the colours of this church. We leisurely wandered around and enjoyed a quiet moment to just reflect and be thankful for what we were seeing and experiencing. It wasn't as busy or as crowded as other parts...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Randall K
IgrejadoC, Gestor at Igreja do Carmo, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2019

Dear Randall, Thank you very much for visiting the Tourist Circuit of the Order of Carmo and for your evaluation which is very important for us. Hoping you have enjoyed our city, we are looking forward to see you again soon! Kind regards, Frederico Marchand...More

Reviewed July 5, 2019

Nothing outstanding about this church although people might have another opinion. Not really my cup of tea.More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Gordon S
IgrejadoC, Gestor at Igreja do Carmo, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2019

Dear Gordon, Thank you very much for visiting the Tourist Circuit of the Order of Carmo and for your evaluation which is very important for us. Hoping you have enjoyed our city, we are looking forward to see you again soon! Kind regards, Frederico Marchand...More

Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

Lovely church in heart of Porto. Place for good photos. This church has its specific beauty. I may higly recommend it.More

Date of experience: July 2019
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IgrejadoC, Gestor at Igreja do Carmo, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2019

Dear Helena, Thank you very much for visiting the Tourist Circuit of the Order of Carmo and for your evaluation which is very important for us. Hoping you have enjoyed our city, we are looking forward to see you again soon! Kind regards, Frederico Marchand...More

Reviewed June 22, 2019

The outside of this church is decorated with azulejos, as are many churches in Porto, and is very well worth seeing. We decided to pay and see also the narrowest house in Porto and the church from the inside. That was a big mistake, as...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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IgrejadoC, Gestor at Igreja do Carmo, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2019

Dear KatrienS955, Thank you very much for visiting the Tourist Circuit of the Order of Carmo and for your evaluation which is very important for us. Hoping you have enjoyed our city, we are a little bit surprised for your remark saying that is really...More

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