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Igreja do Carmo interior, Faro

Igreja do Carmo interior, Faro

The lavish interior of Faro's Igreja do Carmo. The gilded carved wood is typical of churches throughout Portugal but the decor on offer here is the work of master sculptor Manuel Martins. The money to pay for ehis lavish interior is said to have paid for by Brazilian gold back in the days when Portugal had an empire.

Faro

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Surrounded by fertile fields of trees bearing fruit, olives and the almonds for which the Algarve is famous, Faro is a large town of over 50,000 inhabitants, the administrative capital of the province, lies at the heart of the...

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