Lisbon Photos - Travel & Fine Art

Mafra Palace - library; Portugal

Mafra Palace | Portugal

Mafra Palace | Portugal Lisbon, Portugal In 1711, Portuguese King John V vowed to build a convent if his wife Mariana would give him offspring. So with the birth of his first daughter Infanta Barbara of Portugal, work on the convent, basilica and palace at Mafra (the...
25 de Abril Bridge in Lisbon |Portugal

25 de Abril Bridge in Lisbon |Portugal

25 de Abril Bridge in Lisbon |Portugal Lisbon, Portugal 25 de Abril Bridge (“Ponte 25 de Abril”) is one of the symbols of Lisbon. From the many hills of the Portuguese capital you can admire the sixth-long suspension bridge in Europe. For us living in the...
Super moon over Lisbon |  Portugal

Super moon over Lisbon | Portugal

Super moon over Lisbon | Portugal Lisbon, Portugal After weeks of Covid Self-Isolation, this photo marks a turning point for me. In early June, my friend João reached out, asking if we want to shoot the super moon here in Lisbon. Well, to be honest, I didn’t...
Half-marathon in Lisbon | Portugal

Half-marathon in Lisbon | Portugal

Half-marathon in Lisbon | Portugal Lisbon, Portugal Did you know that you can pass 25 de Abril Bridge on foot only when you participate in half marathon in Lisbon? The route for the half-marathon was even changed so that runners can pass Tagus river. The marathon...
Picture of Azulejo in Lisbon; Portugal

Portuguese Azulejo | Lisbon, Portugal

If you’ve ever been to Portugal, you probably know “Azulejo” very well. These are colourful tiles that are used to decorate buildings, palaces, churches, schools, etc. They are usually of different forms and tints. It was a big surprise for us to discover that in actual fact, the primary purpose of Azulejo, was a practical and not a decorative one.

The Monument to the Discoveries (Padrão dos Descobrimentos) in Lisbon; Portugal

The Monument to the Discoveries | Lisbon, Portugal

We were very lucky to see the Monument to the Discoveries following its renovation, which was accomplished a few years ago. This shot was taken during a winter sunrise; when the sun was rising just behind the monument, softly enlightening the limestone statues. You could almost imagine the Portuguese discoverers, setting sails early in the morning and leaving the safe Lisbon shores to explore the new lands.

Lisbon - Queijo de Azeitão and Vinho Verde; Portugal

Wine and cheese | Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon delicacies always test the health of our bodies – in particular, our liver. With so many quality bottles of wine and cheese, it’s very difficult to survive just even a day, without trying one of these or better yet – the duo combination…