Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Faro

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Faro is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Faro a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Faro.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Faro:

  1. Cathedral Of Faro

    #1 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Faro
    Cathedral Of Faro

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture , Cathedral

    Address: Largo da Se, Faro Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Built in the 13th century, the Roman Church has seen its fair share of struggle. Being subjected to attacks and earthquake of 1755, the church still stands tall showcasing some of the best example of ...Read more

  2. São Lourenço

    #2 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Faro
    São Lourenço

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: R. da Igreja s/n, 8135-027 Almancil, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Built in the 17th century, the church received its popular Azulejo Tile design in 1730 and today is an example of authentic Baroque style design and impeccable stone and woodwork. The church is dedica...Read more

  3. Museu Arqueologico

    #3 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Faro
    Museu Arqueologico

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum, Performance

    Address: Praça Dom Afonso III, 8000-167 Faro, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Placed in the 16th century Jewish Quarter of Convento de NossaSenhora da Assunção, the Museum is known for its exhibits dating back to the 3rd century! Highlights include: 3rd century M...Read more

  4. Igreja Da Misericordia

    #4 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Faro
    Igreja Da Misericordia

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Praca D. Francisco Gomes, R. Joao Dias 6, 8000 Faro, Portugal

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    A site of the Chapel of Holy Spirit in 1499, Bishop Afonso Castelo Branco converted the chapel to the present day church in the 16th century along with an adjoining hospital. What is unique to the chu...Read more

  5. Estádio Algarve

    #5 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Faro
    Estádio Algarve

    Tags: Sport, Stadium, Architecture

    Address: Estádio do Algarve, Parque das Cidades, 8135-014 Almancil, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Estadio Algarve is the sport and live-concert center of the Algarve region. The stadium was opened in 2004 and is known for its modern architecture and overwhelming capacity of over 30,000 spectates! ...Read more

  6. Igreja De Nossasenhora Do Carmo & Capela Dos Ossos

    #6 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Faro
    Igreja De Nossasenhora Do Carmo & Capela Dos Ossos

    Tags: Church, View Point

    Address: Largo do Carmo, 8000-148 Faro, Portugal

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Built towards the end of 18th century the church is not easy to miss with its double bell towers and an almost haunting feel to it.The church is most popular for its facades and interiors- intricate a...Read more

  7. Arco Da Vila

    #7 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Faro
    Arco Da Vila

    Tags: Architecture

    Address: R. da Misericórdia, 8000-269 Faro, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Built by Italian architect Francisco Xavier Fabri under the orders of Bishop Francisco Gomes de Avelar, the Arco da Vila is a 19th century masterpiece of the city. The gates are a fine example of the ...Read more

  8. Arco De Repouso

    #8 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Faro
    Arco De Repouso

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Faro , Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Built in the 13th century, the Arco de Repouso was more of an addition by Afonso III to the pre-existing defense walls of the city, built by the Moors to defend the city from intruders. The gateway is...Read more

  9. Paco Episcopal

    #9 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Faro
    Paco Episcopal

    Tags: Architecture

    Address: Largo da Se 15, 8000 Faro, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Bishop’s Palace or locally known as the ‘Paco Episcopal’ was built in the 1580’s and is known for its minimalistic yet regal architecture with tapering roof tops and ornate...Read more

  10. Galeria Trem

    #10 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Faro
    Galeria Trem

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery

    Address: Rua do Trem, 8000 Faro, Portugal

    Timings: 11:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    An art gallery showcasing the works of local artists of the region as well as international artists, the GaleriaTrem is every art-lover tourist’s hotspot in the city. The gallery showcases art i...Read more

  11. Arco Da Porta Nova

    #11 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Faro
    Arco Da Porta Nova

    Tags: Architecture

    Address: South of Largo da Se, Faro , Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A 15th century gateway which joins the city to the waterfront and the harbor, the gate is known for its beautiful arc with iconic design on its roof. Faro’s history is merged within its ‘c...Read more

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