Igreja do Carmo
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Plastering the exterior of Porto's 18th-century Carmo church is a blaze of blue and white azulejos (tiles), and the striking façade is one of the most instantly recognized in the city.
They are 2 churches (Carmo on the right, and Carmelitas church on left) separated by one of the world’s narrowest houses built to make all contact between priest and nuns impossible. 350m far
Carmo Church was built in the 18th century and is an amazing example of the baroque architecture. Outside, you will find a magnificent panel of blue and white tiles
part of a former 17th century convent with a simple classical façade, a bell tower, and a richly gilded interior. Right next to Carmo Church. There is a tiny house in between.
The outside of this church is wonderful for the blue tiles you will see!
Dating to the late 18th century, this captivating azulejo-covered church is one of Porto’s best examples of rococo architecture. The tiled panel on the facade pays tribute to Nossa Senhora (Our Lady). Rua do Carmo Hours 8am-noon & 1-6pm Mon & Wed, 9am-6pm Tue & Thu, to 5.30pm Fri, to 4pm Sat, to…
Church built in the second half of the eighteenth century. Due to its architecture and interior carvings, it is considered to be one of the most remarkable buildings of Porto rococo. In 1912, its lateral façade was covered with tiles. The drawings on those tiles were designed by Silvestre Silvestri…
Built between 1756 and 1768. Baroque and Rococo style. The church is attached to the church of the Carmelites forming one volume. Beautiful. Richly decorated.