Below is an illustrated index of the 3 Carmelite sites profiled on Sacred Destinations so far. For photo credits, please see corresponding articles.
St. Anne's ChurchAugsburg, GermanyFounded in 1321 by Carmelite monks, this fine Gothic church went on play a role in the history of the Reformation. It is notable for its fine works of art and its Luther museum.
Monasterio de la EncarnacionAvila, SpainAn important pilgrimage stop, this Carmelite convent is where St. Teresa of Ávila lived, wrote and had many of her mystical experiences.
Convento do CarmoLisbon, PortugalThis partially ruined Carmelite convent was Lisbon's largest until it was severely damaged in the 1755 earthquake. Today open-air summer orchestral concerts are held beneath its majestic archways.