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Universidade de Evora

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Address: Evora, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 266 740 800
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Lovely courtyard with university built around. Fantastic tiles in many of the rooms and library on first floor particularly impressive.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

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London
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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.

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London, United Kingdom
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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 

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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 

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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 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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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.

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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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 

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Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

The university is worth a visit, so much history here. For me the library was the highlight. I can imagine scholars studying there in years gone by.

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