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Are you organizing your trip to the city and don't really know what to do in Beja? There's lots of stuff to do in Beja that will surprise you. Located in the Alentejo region in Portugal, it's one of the most populated districts in the country. Of all the things to see in Beja, its historical and architectural heritage is the highlight. In the center of town is where one of the main places to visit in Beja is located, the city's castle. Admission is free and the building is in very good condition. Other interesting attractions in Beja are Noudar Castle, whose walls protect the limits of the old town. This castle was heavily attacked by smugglers. Next to the castle is the white Church of Santo Amaro, a building that dates back to the fifth century. The church houses an archaeological museum with a collection of original artifacts. It's one of the very interesting things to do in Beja. The Convento de Nossa Senhora da Conceição is a national monument that now houses the Regional Museum. It contains samples related to a tragic love story from the seventeenth century, the controversial "Letters of a Portuguese Nun". This romantic tale of forbidden love is one of the great Beja attractions. And finally nothing, there's nothing better than to experience the local cuisine and nightlife of the city. In Beja, the delicious cuisine includes doces conventuais portugueses ("convent sweets"). Sampling these traditional pastries made in the local convents is one of the best Beja activities related to gastronomy. There are many things to see in Beja, so don't wait to explore this fantastic area of ​​Portugal!
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