Nuestra Señora del Carmen, Salto

Parroquia Nuestra Señora del Carmen

Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, seen from the Square of the Thirty-Three Orientals.
Basic information
Location Florencio Sánchez entre Uruguay y Artigas
Salto,  Uruguay
Affiliation Roman Catholic
District Diocese of Salto
Year consecrated 1855

The Parish Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Spanish: Parroquia Nuestra Señora del Carmen) is a Roman Catholic parish church in Salto.


The Church of Mount Carmel is famous as the oldest Christian temple in Salto; in 1818 was built the first small chapel dedicated to Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The present temple was built around 1855 and expanded afterwards; it has a big patrimonial value. Its bells date back from 1686 and came from the Jesuitic Missions.[1]

Same devotion

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

See also


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