Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Carmo e Capela dos Ossos

The Church of the Venerável Ordem Terceira de Nossa Senhora do Carmo, one of the most important religious monuments in the Algarve, was inaugurated in 1719. The Bone Chapel, on its interior, was built in 1816 with the bones of a graveyard that existed nearby.


Largo do Carmo


  • Difficult external parking
  • Churches, Chapels & Temples
  • Visitable (no guide)
  • True

    opening hours


  • monday: 15:00-18:00
  • tuesday: 10:00-13:00
  • thursday: 15:00-18:00
  • wednesday: 15:00-18:00
  • friday: 15:00-17:30
  • saturday: 10:00-13:00

  • Inverno

  • monday: 15:00-17:30
  • tuesday: 15:00-17:30
  • thursday: 10:00-13:00
  • wednesday: 15:00-17:30
  • friday: 15:00-18:00

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