The artistically paved footpaths of Portugal

All over Lisbon, and indeed all over Portugal, the streets are paved with little square limestone blocks. Many are works of art in themselves and I found myself looking at the pavement as often as the surrounding historic buildings.

Boat pattern - Portugal

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  1. Amazing that you have noticed a little thing that we, Portuguese people, often times take for granted. A lot of good man put a lot of work in creating these street art footpaths all over Portugal! Thank you for sharing this!