Faro – Portugal’s hidden gem of a city

I spent some time recently in Faro, Portugal, a city which has its fair share of beautiful things.

Faro Old City

Street sign in Faro Portugal
Street sign in Faro Portugal

The Portuguese are famous for their tiles. The street signs are a pretty good example

Faro Museum

Roman mosaic in Faro Portugal
Roman mosaic in Faro Portugal

The Romans conquered southern Portugal and as always they left us some wonderful mosaics. This detail shows that dubious hairware goes back many centuries.

Categories: Europe

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