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São Lourenço Church – Almancil

The Church of São Lourenço (St. Lawrence) in Almancil is considered one of the greatest artistic treasures in the Algarve. Built in the first half of the 18th century, it is a single nave church with a chancel covered by a beautiful dome. Extraordinary examples of Portuguese azulejos...
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Cargaleiro Museum (Museu Cargaleiro) – Castelo Branco

Cargaleiro Museum is a showcase for a vast collection of works held by the Foundation Manuel Cargaleiro. These include colorful paintings, ceramics, tiles and tapestries, by the renowned Portuguese artist. The museum itself is housed in two separate, but connecting buildings, the 18th century Solar Cavaleiros mansion...
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Ceramics Museum (Museu da Cerâmica) – Caldas da Rainha

The Ceramics Museum (Museu da Cerâmica) is housed in the beautiful former mansion of Viscount Sacavém, a collector, ceramist and important patron of ceramics artisans in Caldas da Rainha. The museum collection consists of representative works, from the 16th to 20th centuries...
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National Tile Museum (Museu Nacional do Azulejo) – Lisbon

Azulejos are those beautiful hand-painted tiles you see on buildings everywhere in Portugal. Portuguese are very proud of this unique and iconic art form that is unique to their heritage. The National Tile Museum (Museu Nacional do Azulejo) provides a showcase for large murals and small decorative ceramic Portuguese tile.