Thursday, August 15, 2013

Oriental Inspiration



Ajuda National Palace, Lisbon

23 comments:

Duncan D. Horne - the Kuantan blogger (大哥) said...

Very grand indeed, well photographed!

Duncan In Kuantan

Lowell said...

I can see the "oriental" drawings, etc., but for some reason this reminds me of Versailles! :)

So rich and elegant!

Birdman said...

The craftsman ship at work here. Stunning in this age of 'throw a building up' and move on to the next.

Sharon said...

Wow, gorgeous details on these doors.

TexWisGirl said...

i LOVE oriental art and furnishings. awesome!

VP said...

Really amazing! No other place where to put a fire extinguisher?

sylvia kirkwood said...

Exquisite details and superb captures, JM! An awesome place indeed! Hope your week is going well! Enjoy!

JM said...

@VP: My thoughts exactly when I uploaded the photo (I didn't noticed it when I was there).

Margaret said...

What contrast.
The loving care this place receives compared to the tiles below.

RedPat said...

Wow - beautiful work!

cieldequimper said...

At least it's red... :-) I'm not much of an Oriental decor fan but this is amazingly beautiful.

Linda said...

Really gorgeous!

Our photos said...

Beautiful!!!
Greetings from RW & SK

Photo Cache said...

the architecture and details you've seen showing are spectacular. they should have an architectural tour in your town, if they haven't already.

LOLfromPasa said...

So do love those rich colors!

Fernando Santos (Chana) said...

Excelentes fotografias....
Cumprimentos

Randy said...

Beautiful door.

Jack said...

Those doors!! Unlike Ciel, I do love oriental decoration.

orvokki said...

Really beautiful.
It's been many man hours until everything is painted.
Wish you a happy weekend.

ladyfi said...

Wow - just beautiful!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Red and gold work so beautifully together, tres lush images JM.

Gunn said...

You have eyes for composition and beautiful details.
Thanks for sharing.

Carolina Tavares said...

Estive neste Palácio. É lindo. Muito rico em detalhes.