We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Universidade de Evora

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Evora, Portugal
Phone Number:
+351 266 740 800
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Évora Trip and Alentejo Wine Tour from Lisbon - Private Tour
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 299 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 29
  • 28
    Very good
  • 6
  • 1
  • 0
beautiful university

what a beautiful place to study in! It is a must-see in the wonderful city of Evora, beautiful tiles, great buildings

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 January 2017

Similar Things to Do in Evora

Add Photo Write a Review

299 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 64: English reviews
Level Contributor
94 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

what a beautiful place to study in! It is a must-see in the wonderful city of Evora, beautiful tiles, great buildings

Thank polinav
Level Contributor
675 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely courtyard with university built around. Fantastic tiles in many of the rooms and library on first floor particularly impressive.

Thank sdmmb
Winchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Our hotel told us that the Cathedral and the University were the two sites we had to visit and I would agree with them. The building was very interesting and to be able to wander around an active university whilst the student were studying is a unique experience. Well worth the minimal charge.

1 Thank GRrandonner
Level Contributor
157 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We visited this historic city and university last week. Beautiful tiles in the classrooms which reflected the subjects taught.

Thank amieduvin
Level Contributor
45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were teaching, but you can pay 3 euros to wander around and see the typical local tiles and extraordinary painted ceilings. Lots of pretty courtyards to sit in.

Thank London021
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
44 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Perhaps Portugal's second most prominent University after Coimbra. Visited during term time. Lots of students milling around and in and out of lectures. Building used to be a monastery with classes for the seminaries beginning in 1553, so seriously old for history buffs! At that time the Pope then declared it a university. After 200 years the Jesuits were expelled... More 

Thank Mark K
Level Contributor
56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I was part of a group going to a professional meeting in Évora, hosted by the University. While part of the meeting was in the admirable large hall added to the eastern side of the University, large parts of it took place in the exquisite tile-decorated lecture halls, dating to the mid-sixteenth century. Absolutely gorgeous, and the main quadrangle is... More 

Thank Paul S
Fribourg, Switzerland
Level Contributor
237 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The designs on the azulejos lining many of the walls in this university are most attractive and well worth visiting. If you come during the university term there is the added attraction of friendly young people to chat to. Don't miss the old library on the first floor which has some attractive murals as well as venerable leather-bound books on... More 

Thank Kathleen M
Lisbon, Portugal
Level Contributor
352 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 637 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

when you compare prices to visit monuments, clearly this one is overpriced. despite this it worth a visit. the university is very beautiful, every room with an history.

1 Thank Miguel2770
Chippenham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I know and understand the rituals of the praxe but come on some of it is damn right degrading. The elders should know better.. making a freshman lick a girls feet in the public square with just his underwear on then beating him because it's not done fast enough... Thought this was a better uni.. However the actual university is... More 

1 Thank Lord_Stuart_Rolfe

Travellers who viewed Universidade de Evora also viewed


Been to Universidade de Evora? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Universidade de Evora staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?