Azulejos Portugal

Called azulejos, rich ceramic tiles cover Portugal's churches, palaces, houses, park seats, fountains, and more.
Though the Moors brought the decorative inlay with them to the Iberian Peninsula in the 8th century, today's tile work stems more from 15th-century Spanish influences. Ideal for home or garden decor, glazed souvenir tiles hand-painted by contemporary artists can be found throughout the country, especially in Lisbon, Sintra, and Algarve.