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Chapel of St Michael

Praca Cortes de Coimbra, Coimbra 3040-250, Portugal
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  • Average6%
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“sao miguel” (2 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
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Praca Cortes de Coimbra, Coimbra 3040-250, Portugal
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"sao miguel"
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"walls are covered"
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"worth a visit"
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"organ"
in 8 reviews
"tiles"
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"ceiling"
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"beauty"
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"explanation"
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"university"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A masterpiece of European religious Baroque art! Worthwile visiting together with teh Biblioteca Joanina and former Royal Palace.

Thank Patrick J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very remarkable church, within the monumental complex of the old university. Its access is included in the 12€ ticket. To enter the church, as the Porta Manuelina is closed, use a side door leading to a corridor, and then, on your left is the...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

A must on the Coimbra list. If you want to avoid the large groups que up for a ticket at approx 09:45. You have time alone here before the library tour, first one at 10:20. Explanation of the church in 5 languages available in a...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

This is a beautiful chapel, maybe better to visit it before the library because you cannot appreciate its beauty as much from being overwhelmed by the library.

Thank WiMadcitytraveler
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We’ll worth entering as it is small but perfectly formed. Beautifully restored it is the main university chapel.

Thank Margaret P
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

A small chapel on the university that for us, after seeing a few UNESCO chapels, was nothing extraordinary. But the pipe organ in side was quite unique.

Thank TMLB
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The Sao Miguel chapel is just left-hand side of the University Tower. Its interior amazes for the colourful ceiling, with the old royal Portugal coat of arms. A very old (but still working) pipes organ is used from time to time for concerts. The altar...More

Thank PalombiG
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Beautiful chapel not unlike ones you will likely have already seen. It is included in the fee to enter the library next door so you might as well go in.

Thank flaneur40
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

It is a relatively small Chapel connected to the palace and the library in the university. It is nicely decorated with fresco paintings and gilded panels. The apsis is amazing and so is the golden statue of Madonna and child.

Thank Sharon_zz
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Beautiful chapel at the University of Coimbra Incredible organ. Check out the horizontal pipes! Included in the purchased ticket for viewing a few sites at the University.

Thank John B
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