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Castelo de Beja

Closed Now: 09:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:00
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A good and well preserved place

Good castle and well worth a visit. The tower is impressive but there a lot of steps to climb to... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
Coopper29
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Guildford, United Kingdom
Worth a quick stop

Stopped in Beja for a break on a the road to Evora from the Algarve. Parked at a square with a few... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
ogerkan
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New York City, New York
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  • Poor2%
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Beja, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beja castle is highly recommended if you are in the area on a nice day. As of November 2018 It had free admission, a free parking area (hope it's not full), and the restored structure is reasonably safe for able-bodied adults who can handle medieval...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

amazingly free to visit, good aerobic climb to the very top with spectacular views for miles. History interesting.

Thank PeterADH
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Good castle and well worth a visit. The tower is impressive but there a lot of steps to climb to get to the top of the tower

Thank Coopper29
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Stopped in Beja for a break on a the road to Evora from the Algarve. Parked at a square with a few restaurants and wandered over to the tower. The Medical Tower and Castle are quite impressive. Unfortunately we did not come across the entrance...More

Thank ogerkan
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

The castle has little more than walls, battlement and tower, but all are spectacular. Some very serious unguarded bits so beware with children. Good views and helpful tourist office. Free entry.

Thank davidcG7799ST
Reviewed 6 October 2018

This is a really nice attraction to visit and it is not because it was free. When you get up there you can see the surrounding landscape of the city. It is very beautiful. You can see as far as several miles and it was...More

Thank Sherif S
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Very quiet town with typical Portuguese castle, Castelo de Beja nice to see, but not a must. Free entrance

Thank Alfred M
Reviewed 9 September 2018

There is several free parking areas inside the Castelo, we just park and went for a walk, several restaurants and handcraft shops from the town centre nothing is more than 10 minutes walk. Unfortunately we had 45o C when visit.

Thank PauloM1151
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Free entrance. Nice building with great view over this sweet city. We hope that many more parts of the city wall will be rebuild like this.

Thank Marcel K
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Great place - some good sign boards. Loved the window seats on the tower second floor. Great for pictures with views out to the town and the countryside beyond.

Thank Lee Alexander R
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