Signs made of ceramic tiles in the City of Tomar

Another series of photos about the Portuguese artistic ceramic tiles (Azulejos) in Tomar. This is a widely used decoration method and a long tradition in Portugal. The first photo was shot at the building of the Tourist Centre located at Rua Serpa Pinto (Corredoura) and it says ‘Comissão de Iniciativa e Turismo’ (Committee of Initiative and Tourism). The second photo is a street name sign of a narrow street in Tomar called Rua do Pé da Costa de Baixo. The third picture of the ceramic tile sign is located on top of a staircase in the Town Council Building located at Praça da República.

Ceramic tile sign at the Tourist Centre in the City of Tomar

Ceramic Tiles sign on the building of the Committee of Initiative and Tourism. This is the building where tourists can get all the information they need about the tourist attractions in Tomar

 

Ceramic tiles street sign in Tomar, Portugal

The City of Tomar often uses ceramic tiles signs to indicate the name of streets and alleys. This sign is of a street near the road that leads to the Castle of the Knights Templar in Tomar

 

Ceramic tile sign at the Town Council in the City of Tomar in Portugal

Sign in the Town Council Building in Tomar that says 'O Povo é que mais ordena'. In English it means 'The People is charge'. This sentence was inspired in a revolutionary song of the Portuguese singer Zeca Afonso

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