Porto, Portugal. The wall of Azulejo. The azulejo is a form of Portuguese painted, tin-glazed, ceramic tilework, that is a typical aspect of Portuguese culture.

The wall of Azulejo. The azulejo is a form of Portuguese painted, tin-glazed, ceramic tilework, that is a typical aspect of Portuguese culture // Momota.

Turkey Kutahya 1900 Christie´s

Kütahya pottery tile with blue and white decoration - Ottoman Turkey, circa 1900 ༺JS༻

Even stations are so beautifully decorated in here! Pinhão train station #Portugal

Even stations are so beautifully decorated in here! Portuguese tiles at Pinhão train station, Douro wine region, Portugal

The battle of Ourique painted on tile, Portugal    Azulejos de Portugal, Portuguese Tiles, azulejos

The battle of Ourique painted on tile, Portugal Azulejos de Portugal, Portuguese Tiles, azulejos

Samaritana+Azulejo, Portugal. Tile mosaic portraying Jesus at the well with the Samaritan woman. He told her the secrets of her past, and forgave her sins,  whereupon she told him he must be the Messiah and went and told everyone in the town.

Tile mosaic portraying Jesus at the well with the Samaritan woman. He told her the secrets of her past, and forgave her sins, whereupon she told him he must be the Messiah and went and told everyone in the town.

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Azujelos: It is a technique called the tin-glazed Majolica as well. It was used on the ceramic tiles to cover them with decoration. Often it was colored blue on a white ground.

Portuguese tile Handmade tiles can be colour coordinated and customized re. shape, texture, pattern, etc. by ceramic design studios

Portuguese tile Handmade tiles can be colour coordinated and customized re. shape, texture, pattern, etc. by ceramic design studios

Market, Santarém, Portugal

Lisbon is famous with its buildings featuring beautiful tiled facades, some of them are real works of art

The Azulejo refers to a typical form of Portuguese or Spanish painted, tin glazed, ceramic tilework, They have become a classic feature of Portuguese culture, manifesting without interruption during five centuries consecutive trend in art. They are also a tradition in former Portuguese and Spanish colonies in Latin America. Whenever visiting Portugal, azulejos are to be found at churches, palaces, train stations etc.

Azulejo

Azulejo - Portuguese or Spanish painted, tin glazed, ceramic tile work.

São Bento Station in Porto, Portugal considered one of  10 of the most beautiful train stations around the world by When On Earth / Business Insider - June 2015

10 of the most beautiful train stations around the world

São Bento Station in Porto, Portugal considered one of 10 of the most beautiful train stations around the world by When On Earth / Business Insider - June 2015

Municipal Market of Santarem - Tiles III - Azulejos do Mercado Municipal - Santarém - PORTUGAL by FilipaGrilo

Azulejos do Mercado Municipal - Santarém - PORTUGALTiles of the Municipal Market of Santarém Municipal Market of Santarem - Tiles I Munici. Municipal Market of Santarem - Tiles III

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