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.
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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
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
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
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
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
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