Convento do Carmo

Calçada do Carmo 40 . (Open Map)


Soaring above Lisbon, the hauntingly beautiful Convento do Carmo, the skeleton of its former self after the 1755 earthquake, captivates visitors with its shattered pillars and wishbone-like arches exposed to the elements. Within its walls, the Museu Arqueológico houses a rich collection of archaeological treasures, such as 4th-century sarcophagi, griffin-covered column fragments, 16th-century azulejo panels and two gruesome 16th-century Peruvian mummies.