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All reviews oldest universities in europe several buildings royal palace harry potter joanina library clock tower beautiful architecture worth the climb audio guide take your time the river science museum ticket office narrow streets well worth the visit great place to visit student life
It's a steep walk up winding and cobbled streets from the lower part of the city, but worth it when you get to the magnificent, old University buildings, and the views. Get there early because there are certain to be lots of tours. The ticket...More
Some beautiful sculptures at the top of the hill. Somewhat plain academic buildings including Medicine, Mathematics, Letters & Sciences, Anthropology—with students & faculty buzzing around as usual. Some visual examples of political dissent in the form of graffiti scrawled on buildings. Many interesting historical buildings,...More
As you approach Coimbra, you cannot fail to see the University complex at the top of the hill and the University really is the jewel in the crown of the City. There is much to see and do at this still fully functioning University, and...More
I was passing by Coimbra and wanted to check out the sights. It appears that the university is one of the popular attractions here so I parked the car on the other side of the river and walked up the hill to the university. I...More
We wandered our way up the hill to the University and were lucky to get there soon after they opened and thus the ticket line was short. Also we were able to get a timed entry not too late in the day to tour the...More
Worth a visit. The cafeteria provided a decent inexpensive lunch including beer. The tower was a worthwhile climb. We also visited the old library. Very interesting. Makes you think what it was like going to University in 1300’s
Response from Saranya P | Reviewed this property |
It is considered a "must see" when you go to Coimbra. The visit does not take that long. I would allow 1-1.5 hrs there. Is there any other places you would like to visit while you there? It was all we did. Old town is always... More
It is considered a "must see" when you go to Coimbra. The visit does not take that long. I would allow 1-1.5 hrs there. Is there any other places you would like to visit while you there? It was all we did. Old town is always good to stroll through as well.