Capela das Almas, Porto

Capela das Almas, Porto (must see)

Famous for its exterior of blue and white tiles painted with scenes from the lives of saints Francisco de Assisi and St. Catherine, Capela das Almas ("Chapel of Souls") sits at a busy junction high street and shopping centre in Porto. It was built in the 18th century, having two sections; the chapel one is smaller. The interior is small, dark and intimate AND has no charge, so try to see it as well.

Tip:
Go around 2pm as the sunlight hits the tiles around that time and you'll get some great photos (if possible, bring a wide-angle lens).

Opening Hours:
Mon-Sat: 7:30am-1pm / 3:30pm-7pm; Sun: 7:30am-1pm / 6-7pm

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Capela das Almas on Map

Sight Name: Capela das Almas
Sight Location: Porto, Portugal (See walking tours in Porto)
Sight Type: Religious
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