Inserted, interestingly enough, in a building like many others, its façade is so discreet that we might come across its door daily without ever noticing that there is a church. The Nossa Senhora da Oliveira Church is, perhaps, one of the most unknown spaces of Christian cult in Baixa, downtown Lisbon.Continue reading
Where Did the Statues of the Garden of Praça de Londres Come From?
The statues of the garden of Praça de Londres (Garden of Irmã Lúcia), next to the church of São João de Deus, haven’t always been there. Do you have any idea of where they came from?Continue reading
Portuguese Tilework: A Unique Form of Art in the World
Tilework is one of the ‘ex-libris’ of Portugal, that is to say, one of the symbols that represents our country. The originality in its application and the creativity in the crossing of various arts, have made the Portuguese tilework unique in the world.Continue reading
Lisbon in Time Lapse by getLISBON: Behind-the-Scenes
To mark the launch of this project, we decided to sketch a portrait of Lisbon through images. We aim to show our readers the so dynamic, unique and cheerful as well as traditional, diverse and nostalgic Lisbon. The result was Lisbon in Time Lapse by getLISBON.Continue reading