Igreja de Santo Amaro / Museu Visigótico
This monument was built outside the city walls on the place where it used to be an ancient – Christian basilica; the exact date of its foundation is unknown. Its present configuration is the result from the alterations and transformations operated, mostly during the 15th and 16th century. This church shelters the Visigoth Museum Queen Dona Leonor. Here it is possible to admire the biggest ensemble of Visigoth capitals existing in Portugal.
Largo de Santo Amaro
- Difficult external parking
- Churches, Chapels & Temples
- Visitable (no guide)
- tuesday: 09:30-12:30
- thursday: 14:00-18:00
- wednesday: 09:30-12:30
- friday: 14:00-18:00
- saturday: 09:30-12:30
- sunday: 09:30-12:30
- holiday: 14:00-18:00
- tuesday: 14:00-18:00
- thursday: 09:30-12:30
- wednesday: 14:00-18:00
- friday: 09:30-12:30
- saturday: 14:00-18:00
- sunday: 14:00-18:00
- holiday: 09:30-12:30
Monuments near Igreja de Santo Amaro / Museu Visigótico
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.
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 arc…
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.