Hospital de Mujeres y Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Carmen

Hospital de Mujeres y Capilla de Nuestra Señora del Carmen | Source: Texts: Ayuntamiento de Cádiz. Photos: Destino Cádiz

The Mujeres Hospital and Chapel of Nuestra Señora del Carmen, from the 18th century, has an interesting collection of works of art, emphasizing on how the canvas Vision of San Francisco with fellow back, dated around 1601, the work of El Greco and which belonged to the private collection of Bishop Armengual.

The building is an example of the Cadiz civil architecture of the period. Inside, highlights the Via Crucis of Sevillian tiles dated to 1749, whose scenes are based on Italian and Flemish engravings of the 17th century.

Between the courtyard and the facade stands the Chapel of Nuestra Señora Del Carmen, with an open plan and divided into three naves by Doric columns of marble which contains an interesting collection of altarpieces.


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