Nuestra Señora del Carmen, Aguada, Montevideo

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Carmen
Basic information
Location Av. Libertador 2022
Montevideo,  Uruguay
Affiliation Roman Catholic
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Parish church

The Church of Our Lady of the Mount Carmel (Spanish: Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Carmen), popularly known as Iglesia de la Aguada, is a Roman Catholic parish church in Montevideo, Uruguay.[1]


Originally there was a small church where, in 1829, the First Constituent Assembly was summoned.[2]

The present temple was built in 1861 and, later, in 1930, the facade was adapted to the new street.

The parish was established 8 September 1866.[1]

The church is dedicated to Our Lady of Mount Carmel, a very popular devotion of the Virgin Mary.

Same devotion

There are other churches in Uruguay dedicated to Our Lady of the Mount Carmel:


  1. 1 2 "Iglesia de la Aguada". Archdiocese of Montevideo. Retrieved 31 March 2013. (Spanish)
  2. "La Aguada". Retrieved 6 April 2013. (Spanish)
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Coordinates: 34°53′37.3″S 56°11′17.3″W / 34.893694°S 56.188139°W / -34.893694; -56.188139

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