Azulejos (blue tiles) at the chapel of the Convent d'Alcobaça, Portugal

Church - Portuguese blue tiles or azulejos - the real thing. The Portuguese word for blue is 'azul' and the Arabic term for polished to a shiny, smooth finish is 'zulej'. Hence, 'Azulejo'.

Chapel in Setubal, Portugal.

Chapel in Setubal, Portugal. Blue to Yellow/Amber color progression is fantastic. Color and lighting dynamic really make or break it for me

Portugal - Oporto : Lello Bookstore. Along with Bertrand in Lisbon, it is one of the oldest bookstores in Portugal.

Travel Inspiration for Portugal - Livraria Lello & Irmão, also known as Livraria Chardron or simply Livraria Lello (Lello Bookstore). Along with Bertrand in Lisbon, it is one of the oldest bookstores in Portugal ✉ Rua das Carmelitas ✆ 222 002 037

The church of Mother of God, jewel of Portuguese Baroque is an integral part of a visit to the National Tile Museum. Portugal

Lisboa - Church of Mother of God, jewel of Portuguese Baroque (part of a visit to the National Tile Museum)

Monasterio de Batalha, Portugal                                                                                                                                                                                 Más

Mosteiro da Batalha (Monastery of Batalha), a vast Gothic monastery dating back to medieval times in located in central Portugal

Blue and White

Portugal Blue - One of the porticos of the Igreja Matriz De São Lourenço, Almancil-Algarve with its elaborate azulejo tiling.

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