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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.

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'.

Beautiful tile mural in Algarve, Portugal

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Inspiration. Lisbon in Spring. Tile facade.

Azulejos de Lisboa, 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.

Love the tile elements around the window. Aveiro, Stefan Ciota

São Bernardo de Portalegre, Portugal

Portuguese Tiles;Structural Textures

Portuguese 18th Century Blue & White Ceramic Tile Mural

Tiled factory sign, Fábrica de Loiça de Sacavém, in Portugal.

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