Capela das Almas

sights / Religious

Capela das Almas information

Porto , Portugal
Address
Street Rua Santa Catarina 428
Opening hours
7.30am-1pm & 3.30-7pm Mon, Tue & Sat, 7.30am-7pm Wed-Fri, 7.30am-1pm & 6-7pm Sun
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Lonely Planet review

Along pedestrianised Rua Santa Catarina, the Capela das Almas is a close second to Igreja do Carmo. Magnificent panels here depict scenes from the lives of various saints, including the death of St Francis and the martyrdom of St Catherine. Interestingly, Eduardo Leite painted the tiles in a classic 18th-century style, though they actually date back only to the early 20th century.