Log in
There’s more to see...
Sign up to see the rest of what’s here!

Destination: Portugal

Travel with us as we explore the country, the people, and the food of Portugal, while highlighting the hand-crafted tile that can be admired in and around historic basilicas, as well as the full spectrum of tile-incorporating designs that can be seen within its most modern of architectural structures.

Blue tiles and blue Door, Portugal

Jan Van Oort. Large Dutch tile panel in the Convent Church of Madre de Deus, Lisbon, Portugal (1698).

Life on Sundays

Alfama- Lisboa. Beautiful old building covered with blue white tiles

Pena Palace window detail #Sintra #Portugal

Janela by Agostinho Fernandes / 500px

Arco de Almedine Blue tile mural from the streets of Coimbra, Portugal

Mosteiro de Celas Blue tile mural from the streets of Coimbra, Portugal

Tile capital of the world, #Lisbon. Festooned with Rococo like colors this little window is only part of an amazing building that can only be seen in lovely #Lisbon.

Tiles, Fado - azulejos in Lisbon, Portugal

Portuguese blue tiles or "azulejos"! The Portuguese word for blue is 'azul' and the Arabic term for polished to a shiny, smooth finish, is 'zulej'. Hence, 'Azulejo'.

Tiled Portico, São Lourenço, Portugal

Beautiful tile mural in Algarve, Portugal

Katherine Swift - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Inspiration. Lisbon in Spring. Tile facade.

Azulejos de Lisboa, Portugal.

Nur Nielfa (Azulejos de Lisboa, Lisbon tiles, Portugal.)

Tile façade in Largo de Marvila Santarém, Portugal.

Batalha Monastery, Portugal The Door by Nuno Trindade on 500px

Tile facade. Alcântara, Lisbon, Portugal

Portuguese tile depicting fishing boat and cherub.