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Portuguese Traditions: The Amazing Craftsmanship Of Hand-Painted Tiles

Portuguese Traditions: The Amazing Craftsmanship Of Hand-Painted Tiles ♦ Hand-painted tiles, also known as Azulejos, are a traditional and ancient art form popular in Portugal. It involves a specific way of hand-painting tin-glazed ceramic tilework, usually with blue or yellow paint. These marvellous artworks can be found both indoors and outdoors, especially in churches, palaces, schools, restaurants, bars, hospitals, subway […]

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Terminal de Cruzeiros de Leixões is a masterpiece of architecture

Terminal de Cruzeiros de Leixões is a masterpiece of Portuguese architecture. From the distance, it reminds a roll of paper unfolding. The Terminal consists of four “arms” – one goes to the ship, another to the south pier, another to the city and the last one ends inside the building. If in the distance the […]

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What to do in Porto: 48 hours in the Undefeated city

What to do in Porto? If you’re about to visit the city, Secrets from Portugal has reunited all the best tips about this amazing city. Porto is a unique city for so many reasons we can’t even name all of them, but we would love that you get to discover all of them for yourself. It’s […]

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Discover the top 7 best architectural designs in Portugal

Architectural design is spread all over Portugal and it’s definetly a secret not to be missed when you visit the country, with the amazing buildings providing you the best of the Portuguese architecture, you will fall in love in every little corner. Secrets from Portugal presents you a selection of the top 7 best architectural designs […]