Castelo de Beja

The set of the Castle are the keep of the era of d. Dinis, in marble, with semi-detached and a window counter matacães surrounding. Masterpiece of military architecture, the Tower of Beja has great historical-monumental value. Of defensive buildings of Roman origin only the arco da Porta da Vila and the port bow of Évora. The door of Moura is the only vestige of the medieval fortification.


Rua Dom Dinis, 3


  • Easy external parking
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    opening hours


  • monday: 09:30-12:00, 14:00-17:30
  • tuesday: 09:30-12:00, 14:00-17:30
  • wednesday: 09:30-12:00, 14:00-17:30
  • thursday: 09:30-12:00, 14:00-17:30
  • friday: 09:30-12:00, 14:00-17:30
  • saturday: 09:30-12:00, 14:00-17:30
  • sunday: 09:30-12:00, 14:00-17:30
  • holiday: 09:30-12:00, 14:00-17:30

  • Winter

  • monday: 09:30-12:00, 14:00-16:30
  • tuesday: 09:30-12:00, 14:00-16:30
  • wednesday: 09:30-12:00, 14:00-16:30
  • thursday: 09:30-12:00, 14:00-16:30
  • friday: 09:30-12:00, 14:00-16:30
  • saturday: 09:30-12:00, 14:00-16:30
  • sunday: 09:30-12:00, 14:00-16:30
  • holiday: 09:30-12:00, 14:00-16:30

Monuments near Castelo de Beja

Antigo Hospital da Misericórdia de Beja / Hospital de Nossa Senhora da Piedade

This ancient hospital is considered to be one of the best examples of the Manueline architecture. It is one of the first Manueline constructions built to be a …

Arco Romano de Beja

Possibly built between the 1st and 4th century, this bow is dwelling by two towers and is integrated into the medieval castle, outside the Citadel.

Busto de Mário Beirão

Small bust of Mário Beirão (poet 1890-1965) on top of a pedestal where is written a poem dedicated to Beja Castle.

Chafariz do Largo de Santo Amaro

Stone fountain with 4 metres height, built in 1947 by Arsénio da Silva.

Edifício Quinhentista na Rua da Misericórdia

This building keeps its façade intact but suffered some changes inside. Here runs the Rádio Voz da Planície.

Ermida de Santo André

According to tradition this chapel was founded by King Sancho I in commemoration of Beja from the Moors in 1162, ogival reconstruction, however dates from the …

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