Igreja da Misericórdia de Faro

This church, sided by a hospital, started its construction in 1581, in the place of the old Espírito Santo hermitage, by order of the bishop Dom Afonso Castelo Branco. In the sequence of the great damage inflicted by the earthquake in 1755, the façade was remodelled and a new hospital was built.


Praça Dom Francisco Gomes


  • Difficult external parking
  • Churches, Chapels & Temples
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    opening hours


  • tuesday: 14:00-16:30
  • thursday: 09:30-12:00
  • wednesday: 09:30-12:00
  • friday: 14:00-16:30

  • Winter

  • tuesday: 09:30-12:00
  • thursday: 14:00-16:30
  • wednesday: 14:00-16:30
  • friday: 09:30-12:00

Monuments near Igreja da Misericórdia de Faro

Arco da Porta Nova

An archway belomging to the walls of the late-romanic period, dating back to the 16th century.

Arco da Vila

In the centre of the vilage, at the Largo da Sé, this arch is one of the most relevant architectural sets in the Algarve. This monumental portal was rebuilt in…

Arco do Repouso e Muralhas de Faro

Entrance door to the meedieval walls, built by the muslim prince Bem Bekr as a defense against the Christian invasions. It's constituded by two watchtowers wit…

Busto ao Doutor Amadeu Ferreira D'Almeida

Small bust located in the center of the Square Garden Alexandre Herculano, which provides a simple tribute to Dr. Amadeu Ferreira D'almeida.

Busto de Doutor Silva Nobre

Located in the town's centre, this bust is a homage to doutor Silva Nobre.

Busto de João de Deus

Located in the Manuel Bívar garde, this modest bust is a homage to João de Deus, a poet born in the Algarve.

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