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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
All reviews rococo style second half lovely church mount carmel religious architecture golden altar main altar exterior walls side chapels small church beautiful inside worth a quick visit painted tiles blue and white tiles clerigos tower gold leaf tile work
the Churches of Carmo and Carmelitas - the monks of Carmo and the nuns of Carmelita, together, separated by a house inhabited till 20 years ago (to ensure chastity between nuns and monks)
The Carmo Church is a baroque one, with a rich interior
Went there in all Saint day so couldn't get inside cause it was closed for a special ceremony, what i can ensure is the outsider amazing tiles, every time i pass next to it i get amazed with the beautiful piece of art it is,...More
We saw this church from across the square - the blue tile work on the side stood out. It is amazing that they have 100s or 1000s of tiles that are each unique to create that artful scene.
The interior is not notable.
This church was built in the second half of the 18th century in the baroque / rococo style.
The exterior side wall is lined with a magnificent tile panel, dated from the beginnings of 20th century, representing scenes allusive to the foundation of the Carmelite...More