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Beja is known for handicrafts, including charming hammered copper, in the form of serving dishes and home accessories, as well as the many forms of pottery and woodcarvings you might see in other parts of Ribatejo and Alentejo. Rua Capital João Francisco de Sousa, in the town center, is lined with all manner of shops. One standout shop specializing in handicrafts from near Beja and elsewhere in Portugal is Arabe, Artes Infiel, Praça da República (tel. 28/432-95-45).

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