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Praca Oito de Maio
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Praca do Comercio
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Rio Mondego
Points of Interest & Landmarks, Bodies of Water
Torre da Universidade de Coimbra
Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Mosteiro de Santa Clara-a-Velha
Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites
Torre de Almedina
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Edificio Chiado
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University of Coimbra
#1 of 63 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 library is a site that is remarkable for so many reasons: great history related to the monarchy of the country, incredible craftsmanship in creating the space, wonderful attention to detail, indescribable beau...
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Universidade de Coimbra Alta & Sofia
#2 of 63 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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Chapel of St Michael
#3 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
Included in the purchased ticket for viewing a few sites at the University.
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Torre da Universidade de Coimbra
#4 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
The views over the city are also wonderful but are bust enjoyed if you are able to climb the 184 steps to the top of the bell tower.
There is a wonderful view from the top and we definitely felt it was worth our time for a visit.
Mosteiro de Santa Clara-a-Velha
#5 of 63 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.
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Igreja e Mosteiro da Santa Cruz
#6 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
Inside you can also view the tombs of the first two kings of Portugal and some splendid tile work.
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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Old Cathedral of Coimbra (Se Velha de Coimbra)
#7 of 63 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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Penedo da Saudade
#8 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
The view is beautiful and the park is peaceful.
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Praca Oito de Maio
#9 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
Ponte Pedro e Ines
#10 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
Santa Clara side has great views of the University and houses climbing the hills.
Great views of the University.
Sala dos Capelos
#11 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
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Portugal dos Pequenitos
#12 of 63 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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Torre de Almedina
#13 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
Largo da Portagem
#14 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
Quinta das Lagrimas
#15 of 63 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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Igreja Santiago
#16 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
Se Nova Catedral de Coimbra
#17 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
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Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Nova
#18 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
I will certainly come back here Outside, in front of the monastery, enjoy the wonderful panoramic view over the city of Coimbra
An absolute masterpiece in Coimbra; it is one of the many sights in Coimbra worth leaving the heart of the city to see.
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Praca do Comercio
#19 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
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Praca da Republica
#20 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
Rua Ferreira Borges
#21 of 63 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.
Sao Sebastiao Aqueduct
#22 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
Igreja de Santo Antonio dos Olivais
#23 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
Roman Ruins and Museum of Conimbriga
#24 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
And so many amazing sights and history.
The delicious salads at the on-site restaurant were a healthful change from the heavy Portuguese fare.
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Palacio da Justica
#25 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
Church of Saint Bartolomew
#26 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
Sister Lucia's Memorial
#27 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
Camara Municipal de Coimbra
#28 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
Edificio Chiado
#29 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra
EFAPEL Cidade de Coimbra Stadium
#30 of 63 Sights & Landmarks in Coimbra