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Igreja do Carmo

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Address: Rua Carmo, Porto 4050-164, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 22 332 2928
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Churches in Porto are great

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Genoa, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank laurenl2424
Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars 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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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars 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.

Thank Caverkat
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

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

Thank E C
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4 of 5 stars 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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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

A beautiful old church located about 200 meters from Clergies Tower, its worth the walk and stop in to see incredible stone and gold leaf inside. The arches are magnificent. On the small side, but worth every minute to see!!!

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Tampa, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Two churches, side by side. But the splendor inside it, worth visit both! The art and architecture are magnificent. Not to big, but you can spend hours just looking at the details in it!

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Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Stunning 18th century late Baroque church with a two-story exterior wall completely covered in blue and white glazed that pays homage to Nossa Senhora. Be sure to visit the neighboring church (Carmelitas) and the 3-foot wide house separating these two churches - one of the narrowest buildings in the world. The story behind this 'mini' structure is quite interesting. Be... More 

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