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Lisbon Tiles and Tales: Tile Workshop and Private Tour Including National Tile Museum
"Everyone saw or heard about the beautiful tiles (Azulejos) in Lisbon and Portugal. This kind of art has a very long History in Portugal and is a heritage of the Arabic occupation of the Iberian Peninsula.Start this tour heading South of Lisbon to the gorgeous region of Azeitão where you’ll visit the well-known workshop of ""Azulejos de Azeitão"". There you’ll be able to learn how tiles are made and were made in the past as old techniques are still used to replicate the artwork of our ancestors.After learning the basics about the art you’ll have the chance of painting your own tile
From EUR50.00
 
City Sightseeing Lisbon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Lisbon is a city of contrasts and you can experience both the historic and cosmopolitan parts of the city on a choice of two routes.You will discover the city's sights at your own leisure including the cultural quarter of Belem the Marques do Pombal Square the Tower Vasco da Gama and the Lisbon Ocenarium built in 1998 for the international exhibition.City Sightseeing buses run every half an hour so you can customize your own tour by hopping on and off at any stop as many times as you like.Your ticket is valid on both routes to cover all the sights you would like to visit! Each route makes frequent stops - simply hop off where you want to and return to any stop to continue your tour."
From EUR19.00
 
Lisbon Hop-On Hop-Off Tour: 48-hour Ticket
"Get three different views of Lisbon with one ticket! Not one not two but three different hop-on hop-off tour routes allow you to explore the whole of central Lisbon at your leisure. Make up your own itinerary as you hop off wherever you want. Your ticket is valid for 48 hours giving you plenty of time to discover the beauty of Lisbon’s wonderful squares sights and neighborhoods. In addition enjoy free access to Santa Justa Lift the Lisbon funiculars and select public buses.Tagus Tour:Ride the open-top bus along the Tagus River and hop off to visit the Square of the Fig Tree (Praça da Figueira)
From EUR23.00

Museu Nacional do Azulejo Tips (41)

National Tile Museum, part V.

That wonderful museum is billeted in the building of former Convent of the God Mother. The Convent was founded in 1509 by the Dowager Queen Eleanor (1458-1525) and she was the widow of the King Joao...
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Apr 10, 2013

National Tile Museum, part IV (Church)

That wonderful museum is billeted in the building of former Convent of the God Mother. The Convent was founded in 1509 by the Dowager Queen Eleanor (1458-1525) and she was the widow of the King Joao...
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Oleg_D.
Apr 08, 2013

National Tile Museum, part III.

That wonderful museum is billeted in the building of former Convent of the God Mother. The Convent was founded in 1509 by the Dowager Queen Eleanor (1458-1525) and she was the widow of the King Joao...
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Oleg_D.
Apr 08, 2013

National Tile Museum, part II.

That wonderful museum is billeted in the building of former Convent of the God Mother. The Convent was founded in 1509 by the Dowager Queen Eleanor (1458-1525) and she was the widow of the King Joao...
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Oleg_D.
Apr 08, 2013

National Tile Museum.

That wonderful museum is billeted in the building of former Convent of the God Mother. The Convent was founded in 1509 by the Dowager Queen Eleanor (1458-1525) and she was the widow of the King Joao...
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Oleg_D.
Apr 08, 2013

Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Part VII.

One of the most famous and valuable master pieces is the Hieronymus Bosch’s “Temptation (or temptations) of St. Anthony”. This is the often-repeated subject in history of art and literature,...
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Oleg_D.
Feb 15, 2013

Museu Nacional do Azulejo (Tile Museum)

Tiles, especially in the color blue are a way of life in Portugal, you will see them everywhere. Used as decorations for everything, from the walls of staircases, to the lintel above a door or even...
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Martin_S.
Nov 03, 2011

Museu Nacional do Azulejo (National Tile Museum)

Azulejo is the name we give to glazed ceramic tiles, and are a noble expressions and a very important element in the Portuguese decorative arts. Actually this is the kind of art that you will see...
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a2lopes
Apr 04, 2011

Tiles Museum

Tiles Museum is a bit out of the way. Between Downtown and Parque das Nações (Oriente area) not far from the harbour area this is a must you have to go to. First because there aren't many cities in...
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J_Antunes
Apr 04, 2011

Museu Nacional do Azulejo - The Tile Museum

Its collection is the only of its kind in the world, and contains a splendid array of tiles from as early as the 15th century along with displays on how they're made. It is housed in the monastic...
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Birsen
Apr 04, 2011

Museu do Azulejo - Tile Museum

1509 Queen Leonor founds the Madre de Deus convent, occupied by Discalced Franciscans from the first rule of St. Clare. The convent, which also belonged to the queen’s household, subsequently...
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Apr 04, 2011

The Tile Museum (Museu Nacional do Azulejo)

The Tile Museum (Museu Nacional do Azulejo) is a museum dedicated to Portuguese tiles. It is housed in an old convent and features exhibits about the manufacturing and decoration of tiles, as well as...
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Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Museu Nacional do Azulejo

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Feira da Ladra - Thieves Market

Lisbon's flea market is called locally the Feira da Ladra or "Thieves’ Market" (in the original Portuguese, it is a woman thief!). A market of this type is thought to have been in place in Lisbon...
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Igreja de São Vicente de Fora

High up in the Alfalma district, you'll find the Igreja de São Vicente de Fora. The monastery is dedicated to Lisbon's patron saint, Saint Vincent, whose relics were brought here from the Algarve in...
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Fado & Museu do Fado

I admit that before going to lisbon I have never heard any fado or amalia rodirguez even if I love bossanova I missed the portuguese counterpart, well actually bossanova has its origin in fado and...
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Castelo de São Jorge

The castle Sao Jorge has been built by the Moors in the mid 11th century, it was the last defensive stronghold of people who resided in the citadel: the Moorish governor(his palace was nearby) and the...
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Casa do Alentejo

Right on the busiest, most touristic street in downtown Lisbon called Ruas Portas de San Antao, just above Rossio square, the same street lined by restaurants with those big fish tanks and glass...
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Praça de Touros do Campo Pequeno

This Moorish-style building to the north of the city centre on the way to the airport is Lisbon's bullfighting arena. During the bullfighting season, fights take place every Thursday. The Campo...
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Getting to Museu Nacional do Azulejo

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Rua Madre Deus 4, 1900-312 Lisboa

Hours

  • Sunday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Thursday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Friday 10:00 to 18:00
  • Saturday 10:00 to 18:00

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