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Very worth visiting this small church. The wood carven sculptures are quite an expression of the brazilian late Barroco. At the basement you can see the place where the slaves used to lodge.
Very good guide who charges you at the end.
Carmo Church is located in Carmo neighborhood which is sandwiched in between Pelorinho and Santo Antonio neighborhoods. Therefore you can start in Pelorinho and walk tour your way up to Carmo and the Church and Beyond.
The Pestana hotel next door is what used to...More
A bit off the beaten path, but well worth a visit. We went fairly early in the day and a helpful young man took us around to see every nook and cranny including the escape tunnel in the basement that connects all the many churches...More
This beautiful Carmelite convent is well worth a visit, not so much for the rococo church interior as for the adjoining chapels and convent buildings. It's not open all the time and it's tricky to find out opening hours in advance.
This church is in the hystorical center of Pelourinho and deserves the visit.
Not only the church but the monastery at it side, transformed in a hotel, and specially the sacristy should be visit, only can be reached through the hotel.