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The ruins are outstanding and very well presented. The mosaics are very nice and you can easily imagine how nice the houses were, specially the house of the fountains. I would have like an audio guide or a more detailed guide. We are in Portugal...More
We have visited the ruins several times and I still marvel at the size of this site and the way the colours of the
Mosaic floors pop. I also love to look beyond the temple to the lumps and bumps of the adjoining unexplored fields...More
These ruins will blow you away. The mosaics and implements used all those years ago will leave you speechless. We never had a guide and could work our what each ruin was through the well explained signage, although I'm sure a tour guide would fill...More
Getting there is quite easy, as long as you ignore a lot of misinformation. We were told to go to to the bus stop, but could not find one showing Conimbriga. We asked the tourist office, were told it was the 2nd last stop on...More
I'm from Rome, so I'm used to Roman ruins. Nevertheless, it was most certainly worth coming to Conimbriga. The museum is okay, but the sight is incredible. It isn't spectacular. You won't see temples or a lot of standing columns (three, to be precise). But...More
Highly recommend a half-day tour with Go Leisure and Heritage. It’s owned and run by a local and the service and information made the morning for four Australian independent traveller. Rarely do we take tours, but we only had a couple of days in Coimbra...More
A short trip from Coimbra takes you to Conimbraga. Walk around this open museum and look at the exceptionally well preserved Roman ruins that rank, although in a much smaller area, with some of the best I've seen in Rome, Turkey and elsewhere. You can...More
This well preserved, maintained and documented archeological site is among the best ones in Europe. Ir has the advantage of not been too crowded, so you can enjoy the mosaics without having to face long cues, everything up-close. I highly recommend
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I couldn't find a local bus. We (four of us) went by taxi and called another one from the museum when we left. Not as inexpensive as public transport would be but much more reasonable than tours. I can't remember exactly how... More
I couldn't find a local bus. We (four of us) went by taxi and called another one from the museum when we left. Not as inexpensive as public transport would be but much more reasonable than tours. I can't remember exactly how much it was.