National Tile Museum - Lisbon
The National Tile Museum (Museu do Azulejo) is a standout amongst the most critical national historical centers, for its remarkable accumulation – the Azulejo (tile), a masterful representation which diferenciates the Portuguese society, and for the building where it is spotted – the old Convent of Madre de Deus (Mother of God), established in 1509 by Queen D. Leonor (1458-1525).
As odd as it may sound, specialists say the Museu Nacional do Azulejo (yes, that interprets as the National Tile Museum) is one of Portugal’s most critical galleries. Fired tiles assembled together in mosaics are the principle occasion of this gallery, which is housed inside the Convento Madre de Deus (Convent of the Mother of God). Late explorers are astonished by their thoroughly enjoy this gallery: They likewise say the historical center blessing shop’s proliferation tiles make great gifts.
Azulejos are those lovely hand-painted tiles you see on structures all around in Portugal. Portuguese are exceptionally glad for this remarkable and notable work of art that is interesting to their legacy. The National Tile Museum (Museu Nacional do Azulejo) gives a showcase for huge wall paintings and little brightening fired Portuguese tile.
The gallery gathers, jam, considers and presentations delegate duplicates portraying the advancement of tiles in Portugal. The changeless gathering covers the period from the sixteenth century to present. As the historical center really dwells in an antiquated cloister, the unpredictably tiled dividers of the congregation, the choir and the houses of prayer of Saint Anthony and Queen Leonor are all on show. Too, guests are enchanted by a room designed with delightful tiles from an old nineteenth-century castle kitchen.
Kids can take in the earthenware creation handle and go to artistic displaying workshops.
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