Iglesia de las Carmelitas, Montevideo

#3 of 24 in Historic Sites in Montevideo
Church · Hidden Gem · Landmark
Admire the Neo-Gothic architecture of Iglesia de las Carmelitas, an impressive 20th-century place of worship. Constructed between 1929 and 1954 and designed by architects Guillermo Armas and Alberico Isola, the church takes clear influence from across the Atlantic, with Notre Dame of Paris its obvious inspiration. Inside, impressive woodcarvings and a large nave continue the visual impression and artistry of the Gothic exterior. PutIglesia de las Carmelitas into our Montevideo trip itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We didn't go inside the church but we wanted to take pictures of it because it was so iconic. It reminded us a little of the Cologne Cathedral because of the spires. However, this church is unique...  more »
  • We went on a Friday afternoon and the church was closed. Still beautiful from the outside but sad we could not go in. Very strange that it was not open as most churches are. Check before going if you....  more »
  • Nice Church
  • Beautiful, but was closed...
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