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)
  • True

    opening hours


  • 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

  • Inverno

  • 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

Rua de Dom Manuel I, 19, 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 …

Rua de Dom Dinis, Beja

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.

Largo Doutor Lima Faleiro, Beja

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.

Rua Dom Dinis, 3, Beja

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…

Largo de Santo Amaro, Beja

Chafariz do Largo de Santo Amaro

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

Rua da Misericórdia, 2-8, Beja

Edifício Quinhentista na Rua da Misericórdia

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

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