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Destination: Spain

Travel with us as we explore the country, the people, and the food of Spain, 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.

Real Monasterio del Escorial, Madrid, Spain. If those stone floors could only talk!

Patrimonio Nacional

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Granada cathedral - Spain

Granada cathedral

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Alhambra, Granada by Ed Latawiec...how little Moorish design has changed...built by the Moroccans in Spain, built by the Moroccans in Morocco

Casa Macaya, Barcelona, Spain. Declared a Cultural Asset of National Interest, the Macaya house was finished in 1901. The architect, Josep Puig i Cadafalch, revived the grandiose of the Gothic style with his design of the facade. Arches columns are intricately carved decorated by ironwork next to white stucco walls with elaborately engraved designs.

Tile mosaic from the Alhambra

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#Throwbackthursday - Art Nouveau tile in #Barcelona Hallway. Spain. Absolutely beautiful!

Azulejos. Parrilla Alhambra Reproducción del cuadro "La Fuensanta" de Julio Romero de Torres, del año 1929. Firmado por Julian Santacruz (Madrid)

Another magical corner of the Alhambra. Spain.

Zaragoza, Spain: Tile, ceramic use as building material.

Ceramic tile details. Manises, Spain

Architectural details with tile in Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas, Madrid, Spain.

Tiled stairs and railings of Plaza de Espana, Sevilla, Spain.

Pavement tiles, Barcelona, Spain.

Monestir de Pedralbes (Barcelona) Catalonia, Spain.

Claustro de la Catedral, Tortosa, Tarragona, Cataluña,

Vintage handpainted blue address tiles, Spain.

Colorful mosaic tile benches at the beach in Benidorm, Spain.

Basilica del pilar, Zaragoza, Spain

El Roc de Sant Gaieta, Roda de Bará, Tarragona, Cataluña

The Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar, Zaragoza, Spain

17th-Century palace in Seville designed by Lorenzo Castillo.