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Museu Monografico de Conimbriga

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Address: Condeixa-a-Nova, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 239 941 177
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Highlight of my trip to Portugal

Granted I have never been to other Roman ruins, so I don't know how this compares, but I really enjoyed the morning that I spent here. If you were very knowledgeable about the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Granted I have never been to other Roman ruins, so I don't know how this compares, but I really enjoyed the morning that I spent here. If you were very knowledgeable about the topic, you might be able to spend a whole day here, but I found that after a morning of trying to absorb all the information I was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A half hour drive from Coimbra takes you to the astonishingly well-preserved and displayed pre-Roman city, which you can explore on your own on well planned walking paths (wear proper shoes). Aqueducts, mosaics, baths, forums, amphitheater, homes, walls, and much more. Approx. 17% of the large city is excavated. A modern museum (do after the walking tour) explains in detail... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is so much to see (Mosaics, Houses, Forum, Baths, Garden Fountains, etc) that you need an hour to visit and appreciate the excavations. A large Roman city built on an inland headland shaped hill. Less than half excavated you can still be taken in by the scale of building and organisation. The museum visit helps to piece it all... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Coimbra for a few days and I am so glad I chose to visit. Its just a 20 min car ride but you can even take a bus to go here. Ruins are well preserved and the museum with it offers excellent insights in the Roman empire of that age. These are still being excavated and the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Real trip to see the old Roman ruins in Portugal from before and after the time of Christ. These are very well preserved in a nice locale and you can easily spend 3 to 4 hours here

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Roman ruins with many beautiful mosaic floors and a beautiful garden with working fountain. Museum has some lovely artifacts found in the ruins. Well labeled in English and nicely organized. There is much more excavation to be done but money is not available at this time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The Conimbriga ruins and its museum are nice place to learn about the past of the region! That is also a good place for parents with kids! Just a quick remark for your safety: choose the right pair of shoes! High heels is not an option.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This site must be visited, A must to see. The visit is trip in the roman time. Perfectly documented you will learn a lot about romans organization, Free the first sunday of each month.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is well worth a visit. After having seen a Roman site in the UK, I'd say this one is much better. The mosaics alone are fascinating. They've done a great job demonstrating what the buildings would have looked like. You feel like you're really walking thru a Roman city, with hints at the previous settlement as well. Definitely wear... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

WE have seen other more famous Roman ruins, and were surprised and delighted to discover these ruins and the museum in this tiny town just south of Coimbra.

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