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.

Contacts


Praça Dom Francisco Gomes
8000-168,Faro

    Characteristics


  • Difficult external parking
  • Churches, Chapels & Temples
  • True

    opening hours


    Verão

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


  • Inverno

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

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Arco da Porta Nova


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

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Arco da Vila


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Rua do Repouso, Faro

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…

Praça Alexandre Herculano, Faro

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.

Rua Vasco da Gama, Faro

Busto de Doutor Silva Nobre


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

Praça Dom Francisco Gomes, Faro

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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