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Loja dos Descobrimentos

Rua dos Bacalhoeiros 12 A, Lisbon 1100-070, Portugal
+351 21 886 5563
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Super shop with lovely owners

This shop makes and sells bespoke azulejos and ceramics. We didn't buy any tiles, but were... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Found this jewel thanks to the UNITED AIRLINES Magazine from a few years ago .. .. I wanted 10... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2016
Sammy N
Los Angeles
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Looking for hand-painted tiles to take back home, as unique souvenirs? You came to the right place. Here you can find hand-painted tiles with both modern and traditional patterns; blue and white tiles, colorful, views of Lisbon… you name it! Looking for something really unique? Paint your own tile and get it shipped home! Owned by the same family for last 30 years this is probably one of the best hidden gems of Lisbon.
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26 Aug 2016
“Super shop with lovely owners”
17 Apr 2016
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Rua dos Bacalhoeiros 12 A, Lisbon 1100-070, Portugal
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

This shop makes and sells bespoke azulejos and ceramics. We didn't buy any tiles, but were entranced by the bowls by an artist from Evora and bought some. The shop will make tiles to your specs and ship them worldwide. The owners are very friendly...More

Thank tombillinge
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Found this jewel thanks to the UNITED AIRLINES Magazine from a few years ago .. .. I wanted 10 custom tiles made for me and ready to pick up when I arrived in LISBOA .. .. Just e-mail JOSEFA and she'll be glad to have...More

2  Thank Sammy N
Reviewed 16 March 2016

If you're going to bring something home from Portugal that fits in a suitcase, go for the tiles and ceramics. I visited LdD on a weekday morning and had the place to myself. You can find anything between 10 and 600 Euro depending on size...More

3  Thank 2010-Urbi-et-Orbi
Reviewed 8 January 2016

This shop has a good range of decent products, but compared to some other more 'arty' shops (e.g. Carboni & Accattatis on Rua dos Remedios or Artesanato de Portugal on Rua Augusto Rosas) the prices are 10-20% higher and the products just a bit predictable...More

3  Thank KlimtEastwood
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We were trying to find some nice tiles to bring home so decided to go to this shop based on the reviews on TripAdvisor. There are a variety of tiles to choose from but I was not amazed by the selection. The owner is very...More

1  Thank chihchen69
Reviewed 4 August 2014

I made a hand painting tiles workshop and it was really special. D. Josefa is really nice and caring and she really knows how to explain the techniques. Even being my first time doing this, I never expected the result would look so good. So,...More

3  Thank carlafluis
Reviewed 12 July 2014

A great little shop to visit - not just to pick a perfect souvenir from Portugal, but a place that throws light on an ancient ceramic craft that the Portuguese have mastered and made their own. If you ever wondered how the 'azulejos' that decorate...More

2  Thank Perviz D
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Loja dos Descobrimentos was one of my favorite destinations in Lisbon. My schedule didn't allow a visit to the tile museum so I went online and found this store and managed to get there an hour before closing. The store is right by the Harbor...More

4  Thank LSA2
Reviewed 8 October 2012

I'm from Lisbon and I love tiles, so, this is one of my favorite shops in town. It's one of the few places in Lisbon where you can buy authentic hand painted tiles. From single tiles (easy to carry) to tile panels, they're all beautiful...More

9  Thank Alfred_Stieglitz
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Explore narrow streets and alleyways, small cafes and,
of course, the internationally acclaimed Fado music.
The earth-shattering Great Earthquake of 1755
destroyed most of the city but the contiguous
neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained
standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent
Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the
Tagus river will take you up the hills to the sound of
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