Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Tiled staircase

Oeiras Palace, 18th century. (Click to enlarge)

23 comments:

Olivier said...

sous le charme, il est magnifique, la couleur, la mosaïque.......

Dina said...

Fit for a palace! The color, oh!

Lois said...

I enlarged the picture so I could see it better and it is absolutely gorgeous JM!

Prospero said...

JM, that's beautiful.

Sharon said...

JM, this photo is framed just beautifully. I love the detail in those walls. This must be a wonderful place to visit.

joo said...

It's gorgeous staircase! One of the most beautiful I've ever seen.

Leif Hagen said...

Gorgeous palace! Does anyone live there now or is it a museum? Or is it YOUR home?

Buenos Aires Photoblog said...

What a beautiful palace! I love the gorgeous details, especially the blue tiles.

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willow said...

You have such beautiful tile work over there, JM.

m_m said...

Lovely! Full of atmosphere and history!

Jacob said...

You won't find one of those around here! One can only look in amazement at its beauty -- the colors and detail. And your photo is just fantastic--very sharp!

marley said...

Very pretty.

Nonna said...

JM you live in such a beautiful place-you make it come alive thru your photos-bravo

Joan Elizabeth said...

More tiles. You have such a pretty city to photograph. I'm envious.

exposemaximum said...

nice colour and look

J Bar said...

That's beautiful.
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Babzy said...

Tiles are everywhere in Oeiras ! Nice !

Hilda said...

So beautiful! Not just the tiles on the staircase but also in the tunnel. And the statues too!

Carrie Hayes said...

That is simply gorgeous! Beautiful shot

Peter said...

A beautiful staircase covered with azujelos, surrounded by statues, palmtrees, flowers... What nicer can you look for?

Silwy said...

I can see ART in this staircase...lovely

AB said...

Beautiful! What elegance! Ageing seems to have given it only more grandeur

Uma Barzy said...

I am very glad that have found your blog! Fine and surprising photos! Thanks!