Igreja do Carmo

Type: Attractions, Historic Sites, Museums, Religious Sites, Sightseeing

Map / Directions 10Best Says

The atmospheric ruins of the Carmo church and convent is one of the more poignant of Lisbon's historic sites. Built between 1389 and 1423, this was once the city's grandest church. But on the morning...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Mon-Sat 10am-7pm
  • Hours May Vary Seasonally

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Exhibits Donations Requested; Ticket Concessions Available

  • Historic Sites, Sightseeing: "For a wonderful perspective of the church exterior, make your way to the observation platform at the top of the nearby Elevador de Santa Justa."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: This is the oldest surviving church in the city and a tour of the ruins is quite moving considering its history.
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: Indelibly etched in the psyche of Lisbon residents, the magnificent ruins of Carmo stand as testimony to the forces of Nature.

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