Palácio dos Maldonados

This palace was built in the middle of the XVI century by a local family named Furtado Mendonça. It is still possible to observe the arms of this family over the main door of the building. It presents a renascent profile. In the end of the XIX century the palace was used as headquarters of the Liceu de Beja and nowadays it became a students’ residence.


Rua do Esquível, 21-29


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Monuments near Palácio dos Maldonados

Edifício do Banco de Portugal em Beja

White building with stone edge windows. There’s a small balcony over the main door.

Colégio dos Jesuítas de Beja

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Convento de São Francisco / Pousada de Beja

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Estátua de Gonçalo Mendes da Maia

Stone statue with 5 metres height by Gonçalo Mendes da Maia, the Lidador who conquered, in a famous battle, Beja to the Moor.

Fontanário do Jardim Público de Beja

Stone fountain with four water-spouts, built in 1884 and rebuilt in 1982, celebrating the first centenary of the garden.

Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Pé da Cruz

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