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The Chapel dates back to the 18th century and the exterior walls were tiled in the early 20th century with magnificent blue-and-white tile (azulejos) panels depicting scenes from the lives of various saints.
We were fortunate enough to be able to go inside which was...More
This Chapel is famous for its tiled exterior, which is very impressive definitely worth seeking out when in the city for a Photo-stop. There was a service in progress when I was there so I didn't go inside
Situated on a corner in the walking street Rua Santa Catarina, the chapel is remarkable for the huge tiles mural on the side wall and front of the building. The interior is also worth viewing with gilt statues and art works
If you only have five minutes in Porto, and you want to see an exterior tiled church, go to the Capela das Almas. Granted, you should be able to see many churches as Porto is so small (we saw five all across the city in...More