Decorative tiles of Portugal

On a recent trip to Portugal, The Honest Curator captured just some of the hundreds of beautiful tiles or as they're known in Portugal, Azulejos, that adorn the churches, houses and municipal buildings in the cities of Lisbon and Porto. The word azulejo has Arabic roots, meaning ‘small polished stone' and the craft of creating these beautiful ceramic pieces was rife in the 16th, 17th & 18th century across many European countries. 



Azulejo Portuguese Decorative Tile

Azulejo Portuguese Decorative Tile

Azulejo Portuguese Decorative Tile

Azulejo Portuguese Decorative Tile

Decorative Tiles at Porto Train station

Azulejo Portuguese Decorative Tile


Azulejo Portuguese Decorative Tile

Azulejo Portuguese Decorative Tile

Azulejo Portuguese Decorative Tile

Azulejo Portuguese Decorative Tile


Azulejo Portuguese Decorative Tile

Azulejo Portuguese Decorative Tile

Azulejo Portuguese Decorative Tile

Azulejo Portuguese Decorative Tile

Azulejo Portuguese Decorative Tile

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  1. Hey I never knew Travel to Portugal was that exciting! I feel Lucky to have applied for a Portugal Schengen Visa!

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