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Carmo Convent

Lisbon, Portugal
4.5 / 8
The medieval monastery of the XIII-XIV centuries., Built by the aristocrat Nuno Alvaresh Pereira for the brothers of the Order of the Carmelites. This noble knight sold all his belongings and cut his hair as a monk. In 1755, the building was destroyed by an earthquake and many priceless relics were lost. After restoration, the complex was used as a warehouse and barracks; later, an archaeological museum was placed in the walls.
Carmo Convent
Address:Largo do Carmo, Lisboa

Simone Silva
07.11.20

A magnificent old church that now has the sky as its ceiling. We went to Lisbon Under The Stars here at the time that the show was on which was incred.. Read more »

Micaela Almeida
13.10.20

Beautiful historic building in the town centre! Its story is rather charming so do get a tour if you can. During the summer they host light shows here.. Read more »

Gonzalo Martín Amador
24.09.20

A must if you're in Lisbon. One of the most beautiful convents I've ever seen in my life. The details are just amazing and you can feel yourself back .. Read more »

Discovering Destinations
23.09.20

We desperately wanted to visit inside and tried on 2 occasions yet had the staff shut the door in our faces. One of the times there was a little more .. Read more »

Ricardo van Dijk
10.09.20

Amazing historic site! The main structure was severely damaged by Lisbon’s 1755 earthquake and restoration efforts were interrupted in the XIXth centu.. Read more »

Trevor Bibic
03.09.20

Lisbon Under the stars light show inside the convent is a magical and immersive use of the space. €15 and 45mins long (Aug 2020) - a little pricey but.. Read more »

Marlene Ryan
28.08.20

Lisbon under Stars, which is a light show within the ruin, was a fun and cool way to learn about the history of the building and Lisbon itself.

Elizabeth Wheat
17.06.20

Visited in June before borders were open to tourists and on a week day, so I had the place to myself, and it was lovely. The remnants of the building .. Read more »

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