Convento do Carmo

Price guide: Budget

Largo do Carmo, Lisbon

Price guide: Budget

Convento do Carmo
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#5 of 27
expert-rated things to do in Lisbon
Expert overall rating:4.8 out of 5
Value for money:
Recommended for:
Backpackers / Students, Couples, Culture vultures, First-time travellers, Mature travellers, Design and architecture, History

Expert review of Convento do Carmo

Explore the grand ruins of this 15th-century Gothic church.

The roof of what was once Lisbon's most beautiful church collapsed on a crowd of worshipers during the 1755 earthquake. Today you'll still find the soaring unenclosed arches and pillars that remain. There's also an archaeological museum on-site, displaying a collection of European and Egyptian antiquities.

Price advice: 

Entry is 2.50 euros, and free for children under 14.

Expert tips: 
There's no roof, so it's not a site for rainy days.

More information on Convento do Carmo:

Price guide:
Historic site, Museum, Religious site
Largo do Carmo, Lisbon
21 346 0473
Months open:
All year round
Opening times:
Mon-Sat 10am–5pm. Closed Sundays.

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