Igreja da Ordem Terceira de N. S. do Monte do Carmo
Rua Primeiro de Março, Rio-de-Janeiro Route Planner
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[8am-4pm, Sat 8am-11am - closed Sun]

Description

This church (1755), which stands next to the old cathedral, is part of a large complex belonging to the Carmelite Order. The grey granite façade crowned with two bell towers is typical of Portuguese architecture. The Baroque and neo-Classicism go hand in hand, with a fine blazon of the Virgin (imported from Portugal in 1761) above the portal. On the inside, the nave, which boasts an exceptional gilded decor, is crowned with a dome and there are sculptures by Luís da Fonseca and his protégé, the future Mestre Valentim.

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