Algarve's Tourist Guide - Arquitactura, Monuments and History of the Algarve
Church of the Third Order of Convento do Carmo (Carmel Coventry) Tavira, Faro, Algarve, Portugal
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The Church of the Third Order of Carmo de Tavira, is located next to the Convento do Carmo (Carmel Conventry), in the parish of Santa Maria.
The construction of the church dates from 1744, the building constrution, was ordered the by the
members of the Third Order of Carmel. Its façade, was completed, only in 1792.
With a Baroque style porch, the plan of this temple is a Latin cross. In its interior architecture predominates the Manueline Style (rococo).
Have six chapels distributed throu is single nave: the first side of the Gospel, is dedicated to the Prophet Elias - founder of the Carmelite Order; in front of it, is the altarpiece of the chapel, dedicated to St. Teresa of Avila, followed by, opposite to each other, the twin altars of St. Albert and St. Efigénia respectively on the side of the Gospel and on the Epistle side.
Finally and at the door, there are the altars of St. Anthony and Our Lady of Conception. The two side altarpieces of the triumphal arch are the invocation of Our Lord of the Steps and Our Lady of Anguish.
In the Chapel, stands out all the main altarpiece and the painting of the lining of the dome architecture
and feigned central screen with a representation of Our Lady of Mount Caramel, delivering the scapular to St. Simon Stock.
The authorship of the existing paintings are due to Jose Ferreira da Rocha and Joaquim José Rasquinho.
Nearby (30mn drive): Albufeira, Faro, Quinta do Lago, Vale do Garrão, Vilamoura, Loulé, Querença
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