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Praca Oito de Maio
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Torre da Universidade de Coimbra
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Praca do Comercio
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Torre da Universidade de Coimbra
Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Mosteiro de Santa Clara-a-Velha
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Torre de Almedina
Architectural Buildings
Edificio Chiado
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#1 of 38 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
Fantastic views from the university tower and a magical visit to one of the most beautiful libraries in the world, Biblioteca Joanina, will enchant you beyond what you can imagine.
The Botanical Garden is the oldest in Portugal and a wonderful place to stroll around, the Royal Palace and the chapel next to the library are very beautiful and the view from the tower is worth the climb and the...
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#2 of 38 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
There is a wonderful view from the top and we definitely felt it was worth our time for a visit.
The views from the top are breathtaking, you can basically see all of the city and its hilly surroundings.
#3 of 38 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
This site can be incorporated into a nice walk from the downtown centre of Coimbra, with good access from the main bridge.
There is a view of the palace/university up the hill with the old convent/ monastery in the same view reminding one of the tremendous history of Coimbra.
#4 of 38 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
The, quite particular, University with a history that spans over quite a few centuries is a lovely site to be seen and explored.
History, architecture, fantastic view of the City, this is what you get when you visit the courtyard in the university grounds.
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#5 of 38 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
What makes this particular SE stand apart is the beautiful cloister found out back, with views of the university rising above.
The first gives a brief history of the site and show articles found at the site.
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#6 of 38 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
From an architectural point of view this is a fabulous place to visit and you should take your time to carefully look at all the details of the church/monastery.
Santa Cruz Monastery in Coimbra is a landmark in the history of one of Portugal, one of the oldest countries in Europe.
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#7 of 38 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
Included in the purchased ticket for viewing a few sites at the University.
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#8 of 38 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
The view is beautiful and the park is peaceful.
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#9 of 38 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
Santa Clara side has great views of the University and houses climbing the hills.
#11 of 38 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
Staff very kindly (also italian language), history and tower visiting very interesting and a very panoramic view of the city
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#12 of 38 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
A must see, when you are in Coimbra All the landmarks of Portugal in small versions... very cute and cultural Also shows the history of the Portuguese colonies Must must see when in Coimbra
Coimbra is then spotlighted (classified World Heritage site by UNESCO in 2013) by several pleasant replicas and detailed constructions of the most famous monuments in the city.Traditional architecture then takes c...
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#14 of 38 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
Garden of Tears, A very romantic site and a MUST to visit - stage of the most well-known Portuguese love story.
The rooms were large and comfortable, the breakfast excellent and the restaurant had lovely views over the garden.
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#15 of 38 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
what a site in the middle of the city
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#17 of 38 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
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#19 of 38 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
It is possible to piece together the whole saga by visiting the three sites.
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#22 of 38 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
A landmark for Coimbra, it has a wide range of shops to visit, coffee shops to rest and enjoy some the traditional sweets.
#26 of 38 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
At the entrance is a museum with artifacts found on site and a replica of the forum.