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University of Coimbra

Paco das Escolas, Coimbra, Portugal
+351 239 242 744
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Paco das Escolas, Coimbra, Portugal
+351 239 242 744
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Reviewed 4 days ago

respect for history, for centuries of work with intelligent brains nice architecture, nice place we found a lot of men in black, then we found that Mr. Juncker has been honored that day, we found him an a lot of people in the great Aula...More

Thank PopisteanuG
Reviewed 6 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our recent visit to the University. We purchased a Program 1, “From the Palace to the College” ticket and took our time visiting the main courtyard as well as several interiors, including former Royal Palace, the Great Hall, and the Baroque Library...More

Thank DGandSAG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I reserved a guided tour by email sometime before the actual date. When we arrived at the visitors’ desk, we found out that we are the only participants in the tour (20€ per person). The guide was a student that is earning tourism. He was...More

Thank Hava C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I guess the university attracts a lot of visitors, but while walking around the campus you will notice a lot of graffiti saying that tourists are taking student accomodations via Airbnb. As a student myself this is quite sad to hear of. Nevertheless, the university...More

Thank Dillon C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful university and the view from there is stunning. There are lots of students around with the tourists and it gives a nice young atmosphere. I would totally recommend going there.

Thank Tomer_where_to_next
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a tour of the library with a local guide. Library has over 30,000 old books and it was a place where student used to study. It is now a museum. Interesting fact that there are bats in the library which eat the insects...More

Thank Teddi Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the shuttle up the University through the gardens. Much better than walking uphill. We toured the various buildings and found them to be well worth the visit. The old library was especially beautiful.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Guides really do make a difference at places like this. Stroll around on the town if you want but when visiting a site like this it is best to have a guide. There is a lot of history and tradition to this day that is...More

Thank Beachgalxo
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We were dropped by our coach outside the university where we met our local guide. We were given “ whisperers” so that she could communicate with our group of 26 . There are several buildings set around a very large courtyard with distant views of...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I'm not a meseum-goer and not very interested in history, but this this place is something special. Incredibly beautiful Biblioteca, captivating and positively weird Science Museum, great views all around, special mood, with students in black robes walking around, singing and performing. Unforgettable! Practical details:...More

Thank Olga B
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21 September 2016|
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Response from Pedro R | Property representative |
Hello! If you want to take the guided tour, or traveling with a big group you may book it in advance. If not you may take the ticket and visit the University at your convenience.