Igreja e Convento do Carmo

Working composed by the church body, single nave, transept and main chapel, vestry, annex and conventual rooms. At the main chapel stands out the rococo carved retable, semicircular vault with perspective painted wood ceiling, representing Nossa Senhora do Carmo and a set of four paintings from José Rasquinho, representing the life of Santo Elias. At the Convent stands out the main façade, with three bodies, three panes delimited by pilasters, angles and ashlar mansonry cyma, with three interspaces for each floor.


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Monuments near Igreja e Convento do Carmo

Forte da Conceição / Forte de São João / Forte de São João da Barra

Fort dating from the 17th century, with a four-pointed star plan and a gate preceded by a moat. It is classified as a Property of Public Interest.

Busto do Doutor António Padinha

Bust rose to pay homage to Doutor António Padinha. The statue is in the centre of a flowery garden, with some benches.

Ermida de Santa Ana

This temple, existing since the XVI century, was rebuilt in the XVIII century. Worthy of notice is the wood carving work at the altars, the statuary, the panel…

Estátua de Dom Marcelino Franco

Statue inaugurated in 1971, in honour of Dom Marcelino Franco, Algarve bishop.

Ponte Romana sobre o Rio Gilão

Bridge possibly dated from the XVII century to which the tradition attributes Roman origins. It has seven arches spring forward among six pillars, from which f…

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