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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.

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

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 façade. Cabeçeiras de Basto, #Portugal

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

Tiled rail car in Lisbon, Portugal. By Diário de Lisboa1, via Flickr

Tiled archway door. Santarém Market - Portugal

Portuguese 18th Century Blue & White Ceramic Tile Mural

Bottom of Quinta da Regaleira - Sintra, Portugal

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

Portuguese tiles

Tile work by Jorge Colaco - Sao Bento Train Station - Porto, Portugal

Detail of tile mural in Porto train station. Portugal.

Portugal + Architectural History