Whether you look up or down, left or right, you will see the tiles. Colorful azulejos -traditional ceramic tiles – decorate walls of Lisbon. Sometimes they depict insightful scenes from daily life. Original azulejos introduced by the Moors in the 8th century were cut into simple geometric shapes and predominantly blue and white. With time colorful azulejos became fashionable.

Below are some of the most beautiful azulejos that we stumbled upon in Lisbon.