Carmo Convent Ruins Hotel Mundial

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Carmo Convent Ruins

The Carmo Convent was built in 1389, and is one of the testimonies left by the 1755 earthquake.

It used to be Lisbon’s main gothic church, and was later a military dependence. It also had a role in the 25th of April 1974 revolution, since it was here that the President Marcelo Caetano refuged himself from the rebellious soldiers.

Now days, it is headquarter of the Portuguese Archaeological Association having in exhibition pieces related to the history of Lisbon, from pre-historic times through the Middle Ages

Address Calçada do Carmo - 1200 Lisboa, Portugal
GPS 38.7129932, -9.1409474

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