Capela das Almas (literally, the Chapel of Souls) is located in the vicinity of the Carmo Church in Porto. It is often referred to as the Chapel of Santa Catarina, and it is a definite must-visit for holidaymakers of Porto.

The exterior walls of the edifice are virtually entirely covered with blue and white ceramic tiles which depict scenes like the Death of Saint Francis of Assisi and the Martyrdom of Santa Catarina (the chapel being dedicated to Santa Catarina). The tile work was realized in the first half of the 20th century (1929) by Eduardo Leite, and what is worth noting in this respect is the artist splendidly mimicked the classic style of the 18th century, following closely the guidelines of the trend. The stained glass windows of the facade are the work of Amandio Silva, realized in the 19th century.

Name:
Capela das Almas (Chapel of Souls)
Address:
428, Rua da Santa Catarina, Porto, Portugal

428, Rua da Santa Catarina, Porto, Portugal

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