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Castelo de Beja

Beja, Portugal
1-28-431-18-00
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Nice place to spend an hour or so

Entrance is free. You can walk around and take the 100 or so steps to go to the top of the tower... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
robertglas46
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Wonga Park, Australia
Great views

Free entry and great views from the top of this restored castle tower. Very helpful in tourist... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
dexxyAberystwyth
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Beja, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Entrance is free. You can walk around and take the 100 or so steps to go to the top of the tower. From there you have a good view of the area around Beja. In the olden days they would have seen an enemy come...More

Thank robertglas46
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Free entry and great views from the top of this restored castle tower. Very helpful in tourist office in castle as well.

Thank dexxyAberystwyth
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Beja's Castle is an amazing castle having influences from different architectonic styles such as Romanesque, Gothic, Manueline (Portuguese late Gothic), Mannerism. The walls are well preserved and also the Tower. The Castle's Tower built in the Gothic style is the highest tower in all Portuguese...More

Thank PedroRBC
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Loved this place. It has clearly been rebuilt with some added embellishments. but that means there is more to enjoy. Sure, a pile of stones may be more authentic but here you can walk right around, climb to the very top of the tower and...More

Thank Brimble
Reviewed 6 April 2017

It will not take long to walk round this castle but the views are magnificent. There are a huge number of steps to the top. Free entry.

Thank SunnySunderland1
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

You can climb the tower to get wonderful views of the town and surrounding countryside. You can walk around the ramparts which are well conserved. Nothing remains within the castle itself but it is still worth a visit. Entry is free of charge

Thank Jacky D
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

So cool and didn't kill me getting to the top. What a view! Love that we decided to stay in this little town for a pampering evening.

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Probably the most must do in Beja, well worth visiting but not for the infirm or feint hearted. Great views , steep steps and no guard rails around the battlements. Very picturesque.

1  Thank nauticals_13
Reviewed 25 October 2016

It is free, it is clean (like the rest of the city). It is one of the must things you should do if you come to Beja. It is charming as most of the Portuguese castles.

Thank Ricardo .
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The castle is well maintained and gives excellent views of the town and surrounding countryside if you are able to climb the 200 steps of the tower.

Thank Mary A
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