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.

Anonymous 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!

Anonymous 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!