Convento dos Capuchos

A convent founded by Dom Lourenço Pires de Távora in 1558. It has a front part with interesting shapes and three arches. The choir window is topped by a niche with a clay sculpture. It has interesting tile panels. It has one sole nave with blue, green and yellow tiles of the 17th century.


Rua Lourenço Pires de Távora, 41


  • 7.00€
  • Convents & Monasteries
  • Visitable (with a guide), Bar/snack-bar, Shop

    opening hours


  • thursday: 10:00-18:00
  • wednesday: 10:00-18:00
  • friday: 10:00-18:00
  • saturday: 10:00-18:00

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