"Azulejos" Azulejos (tiles) Tip by Sarita76

Azulejos (tiles), Lisbon: 7 reviews and 14 photos

  Lisbon - Azulejos down the street
by Sarita76

Favorite thing: Azulejos are the typical portuguese hand painted tiles. The word azulejo derived from the Arabic word Al-Zuleiq, meaning polished stone. These are decorative, hand-painted Arabesque looking wall and floor tiles that were introduced to Portugal by the Moors.

Fondest memory: Azulejos are almost everywhere, but I loved looking at those down the streets, maybe not as famous and precious as some others but still very very beautiful...

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 9, 2003
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