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Façade of the Covilhã Church in Lisbon, Portugal ~ Photo: Anabela Maximiano ~ Ceramic tiles depicting various saints, (azulejos), adorn many Portugese walls & buildings. On hot days the sunlight bounces off the tiles, keeping the interiors cool. The art of decorative tiling was introduced in Portugal by the Moors over 5 centuries ago / Enter Portugal

Façade of the Covilhã Church in Lisbon, Portugal ~ Ceramic tiles depicting various saints, (azulejos), adorn many Portugese walls & buildings. The art of decorative tiling was introduced in Portugal by the Moors over 5 centuries ago