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University of Coimbra

Paco das Escolas, Coimbra, Portugal
+351 239 242 744
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Paco das Escolas, Coimbra, Portugal
+351 239 242 744
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was one of the oldest universities of the world. It located in the top of the city that has beautiful view of the city.

Thank Chaicharn D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the tour package 1. It took us 4 hours and was all worth it . The bibliotheca was the highlight but all other sections are also great . Do not miss if you are spending a day in coimbra!

Thank marcantoineg2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

we bought a tickts for few places in the univercity it was very intresting and you can stay there for hours

Thank Nadav M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Coimbra university is the oldest and most prestigious in Portugal, and one of the oldest in Europe. It's history is phenomenal, up to this day, and it must be visited. You can take a bus outside the Riverside suites hotel, but you need to book...More

Thank Jules H
Reviewed 1 week ago

there's a lot to say about this place, but it is better to make na individual opinion..... profound history of the country

Thank pearlyamorio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although a university it has a lot of must sees for tourists. The university is one of the oldest in Europe and has many ongoing traditions such as the uniform, festa da latas and quiema das fitas. The views from the square in the faculty...More

Thank Albeck1994
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The University was founded in 1290, but its move to Coimbra was not settled until 1513. It is on the top of the hill in Coimbra. The courtyard with the Biblioteca Joanina is spectacular: handsome buildings (I think from the 17th and 18th century), great...More

Thank Weyden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the showcase here is the library, the remainder of the University is a wonderful place to visit. Take time to visit the entire place and learn about its fascinating history

Thank rsba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We could not believe that anyone could go to Coimbra and not tour the University - founded in 1290. The main attractions are in and around the former Royal Palace - now the School of Law. St Michael's Chapel, the Biblioteca Joanina are just two...More

Thank Wangary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So don't expect to find one. It was founded in 1290 and students lived in houses of common study. They were instructed there by a lecturer who read from a book and made comments about the contents. Books were hand written and very expensive at...More

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21 September 2016|
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Response from Pedro R | Property representative |
Hello! If you want to take the guided tour, or traveling with a big group you may book it in advance. If not you may take the ticket and visit the University at your convenience.