Capela dos Ossos

One of the symbols of Évora, the Capela dos Ossos lies in the interior of the Church of San Francisco and was built in the 17th century. The walls lined with bones and skulls-estimated at 5000-intend to convey the message of the transience of life.

Contacts


Praça 1º de Maio, 4
7000-650,Évora

    Characteristics


  • 5.00€
  • Churches, Chapels & Temples
  • Visitable (with a guide)

    opening hours


    Verão

  • monday: 09:00-12:45
  • tuesday: 09:00-12:45
  • thursday: 14:30-17:45
  • wednesday: 09:00-12:45
  • friday: 14:30-17:45
  • saturday: 14:30-17:45
  • sunday: 09:00-12:45
  • holiday: 14:30-17:45


  • Inverno

  • monday: 14:30-17:45
  • tuesday: 14:30-17:45
  • thursday: 09:00-12:45
  • wednesday: 14:30-17:45
  • friday: 09:00-12:45
  • saturday: 09:00-12:45
  • sunday: 14:30-17:45
  • holiday: 09:00-12:45

Monuments near Capela dos Ossos

Palácio Barahona | Tribunal da Relação de Évora


Building with a white rim, flowers and cornucopias in relief and a small tower with a cock.

Edifício do Ministério da Economia


Large building that belongs to the Ministério da Economia.

Edifício do Hospital Militar Regional


Single building where the random distribution of the various sizes windows stands out.

Chafariz da Rua República


Fountain inside a white glazed tile wall. There’s a shell in the centre.

Edifício da Praça 1º de Maio | Museu do Artesanato e do Design – MADE


Large building with granite door-posts on both doors and windows. There’s a coat of arms on the upper part of the door.

Edifício da Rua do Cicioso, 18


Large building with the façade covered with glazed tiles.

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