The church, at present restored, is the unique that has two towers in our city. In the beautiful symmectric façade, there is a combination of baroque elements whit the simplicity of the neoclasic compositions.
El Carmen, unique example, takes from the architecture of the domestic buildings, the exterior columns and the interior archs and make with them one of the most beautiful frontispieces of the Cuban churches.
This urban space has one of its sides in a spaced form, an exceptional detail within the repertory of squares from the urban area. Here, there is not any house over the first level except the majestic Carmen Church. The church is developed since the inferior extreme of a street and its perpendicular collision with another street.
The Carmen square is one of the urban frame better conserved its architecture and ambientation. Its appearance is in the first decades of the XIX century and in its surrounding there are a popular varied architecture, with irregular yards and simple and modest facades.
There was built one of the most important whole architectural of Camagüey, under the support of the Franciscan Padre Valencia integrated by the women hospital in 1823, (nowadays in this space is Martha Abreu primary school), the church of Nuestra Señora del Carmen in 1825 (unique of two towers in the city) and The Ursulines Monastery, inaugurated in 1829, dedicated to the teaching of girls.