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.
Praça 1º de Maio, 4
- Churches, Chapels & Temples
- Visitable (with a guide)
- monday: 09:00-18:30
- tuesday: 09:00-18:30
- wednesday: 09:00-18:30
- thursday: 09:00-18:30
- friday: 09:00-18:30
- saturday: 09:00-18:30
- sunday: 09:00-18:30
- monday: 09:00-17:00
- tuesday: 09:00-17:00
- wednesday: 09:00-17:00
- thursday: 09:00-17:00
- friday: 09:00-17:00
- saturday: 09:00-17:00
- sunday: 09:00-17:00
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.