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Loja dos Descobrimentos

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Georgeus Portuguese ceramic/pottery

We didn't have much time for shopping so head straight to where the Lonely Planet guide recommended... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2018
Newcastle upon Tyne, Reino Unido
Wonderful shop!

We were only in Lisbon for a couple of days and wanted to shop for ceramics/pottery. This store and... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2018
Cleveland, Ohio
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13 Nov 2018
“Georgeus Portuguese ceramic/pottery”
16 Apr 2018
“Wonderful shop!”
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...more
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Rua dos Bacalhoeiros 12 A, Lisbon 1100-070, Portugal
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
+351 21 886 5563
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

We didn't have much time for shopping so head straight to where the Lonely Planet guide recommended and were very happy to find such beautiful pottery, which you could tell had much better quality that the one we saw in the turistic shops. Glad we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Manuelaha
Reviewed April 16, 2018

We were only in Lisbon for a couple of days and wanted to shop for ceramics/pottery. This store and the owners are gems! Beautifully handmade items of every size and style. This is the perfect place to find many wonderful items. Although shipping charges can...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank 50207KOle
Reviewed August 26, 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

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank tombillinge
Reviewed April 17, 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

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank Sammy N
Reviewed March 15, 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

Date of experience: March 2016
3  Thank 2010-Urbi-et-Orbi
Reviewed January 8, 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

Date of experience: January 2016
3  Thank KlimtEastwood
Reviewed January 5, 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

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank chihchen69
Reviewed August 3, 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

Date of experience: May 2014
3  Thank carlafluis
Reviewed July 12, 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

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank DePerviz
Reviewed April 6, 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

Date of experience: April 2014
5  Thank LSA2
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