One Thing, Three Ways: Portuguese Architecture

Portuguese architecture has been influenced by many different cultures over the years including the Romans, Visigoths, and Arabs.  Here are three of my favorite images of Portuguese architecture.  What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below?

Tiled Building copy

Portuguese Architecture Photo #1.  Azulejos are ceramic tiles found on both the interior and exterior of homes, churches, and other buildings in Portugal.  They are used both for art as well as temperature control.

Lantern copy

Portuguese Architecture Photo #2. Many azulejos and other aspects of Portuguese architecture chronicle important events from the country’s history.

 Walkway copy

Portuguese Architecture Photo #3. A walkway in Lisbon.

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