Azulejos – the beauty of Lisboa

Azulejos are not only an essential part of Portuguese architecture they are the art of Lisboa; turning streets and alleys into open air art galleries.

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Sheltered in the Convento de Madre de Deus

One of our must sees on our Lisboa trip was the Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and I was so pleased we made it. The convento the museum is housed in dates back to 1509 whilst the collection of tiles dates back to the late 19th century when as part of a restoration project the convento was […]

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