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Basilica and Convent of Nossa Senhora do Carmo

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Worship and devotion to the Holy Patroness of Recife!

The Carmelites priests started the construction their church in 1696, being it inaugurated only in... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
LuizDutraNeto
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Amazing basilica to visit

I went here for a Mass and marveled at the faith of the congregation and also the exquisite... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2017
Tim G
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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Av. Dantas Barreto - s/n - Recife | Santo Antônio, Recife, State of Pernambuco 50010-180, Brazil
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

The Carmelites priests started the construction their church in 1696, being it inaugurated only in 1767. It honors Our Lady of Mount Carmel, the Holy Patroness of Recife. The church was built in the baroque architectural style and is one of the most beautiful churches...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed July 31, 2017

I went here for a Mass and marveled at the faith of the congregation and also the exquisite architecture of the Basilica. A parishioner gave me her gold scapular necklace as a present, how nice is that?

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

lovely church. Couldnt explore much inside as a service was taking place but looked pretty. Not the best church i visited but still worth a look if you're exploring the area

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

An amazing example of Brazilian barroco it is unfortunately in bad shape ! Nonetheless you should stop by to have a look at some fine examples Of braizilan religious art !

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Reviewed July 28, 2014

No need to go crazy about not missing this and that in Recife. Quite the contrary, take a walk while downtown and wherever your feet take you there may be something worth a second look, unless you're a serious scholar on Brazilian colonial history, obviously.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Julien B
Reviewed May 14, 2014

Worth the visit. Great location. Interesting design. One gets a peaceful, calming feeling even though surrounded by often lively Brazilian nightlife in the surrounding square.

Date of experience: May 2014
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