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Rua do Arco da Traicao, Coimbra 3000-056, Portugal
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All reviewslovely place to visitbeautiful universitythe main squaresteeped in historyuniversity buildingsinteresting placecouple of hourschapelstudentseuropelibrarylawgownstraditionlecturearchitecturefaculties
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The University of Coimbra is really a must in the region. To get there, you have to wait to buy the ticket (a bottle of water will be given to you by a student in case of hot weather) and you will have a time...More

Thank leonardo_1964
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This University is still working. It is unusual to see historical places that are still functioning. The library and chapel were impressive, but you can't take photos in the library. The courtyard in the main complex is huge and showcases many facades. There are views...More

Thank Gita W
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We were very interested in learning about the history and traditions of the university in Coimbra. However, it is interesting that the university maintains the upkeep of its oldest buildings but many of the newer ones look very shabby and uncared for. How much would...More

Thank Claremont77
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This university is a lovely place to visit, full of culture and history. There is a lot to see, the library, science center, church and palace. the botanical gardens are also a great place to walk through and see. The students still wear the black...More

Thank travelwithamission
Reviewed 19 May 2018

We took the took of the old university during a recent visit to Coimbra and loved it. The visit is well-laid out and the tickets include the beautiful library. Entry to the library is timed, but you can do the rest of the buildings included...More

Thank betteskid
Reviewed 17 March 2018

The architecture and statues were quite beautiful in the main square. The view was terrific if one stood in front of the prince's statue. However, I was absolutely fascinated with so many young female students wearing their black full length capes. We didn't have that...More

Thank Caroline013
Reviewed 16 March 2018

You need to pay to see the inside of the buildings; we paid the extra 4 Euros each to see the library. The library was smaller than we thought it would be and there wasn't anyone there to explain it to you or to answer...More

Thank TMLB
Reviewed 3 February 2018

The University of Coimbra is on the UNESCO list of monuments. And it is worth it. The library, the Chapel, the museums, the faculties are all so wonderful.

Thank Tufus92
Reviewed 13 January 2018

It is a must see for anyone to Coimbra to visit the university (particularly with a former graduate guide!) to explore one of the five oldest universities in Western Europe. Steeped in history and tradition, you really get a true flavor for what makes Coimbra...More

Thank Juliet M
Reviewed 3 December 2017

It was fascinating to see the old style architecture and majestic halls .... which can put ones mind back in time many centuries. At the same time one sees the current student body in all its modernity, which creates in ones mind quite a mix...More

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