University of Coimbra, Coimbra

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Take a tour of University of Coimbra, one of the world's oldest operating universities and a World Heritage Site. Established in 1290, it is a founding member of the Coimbra Group, which incorporates the leading European research universities. Approximately 20,000 students attend the institution, studying the arts, engineering, humanities, mathematics, natural sciences, social sciences, sports, and technology. You can take a guided tour of this historical complex, which covers the Royal Palace, St. Michael's Chapel, Baroque Library, and Academic Prison. Plan trip to Coimbra with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • Not well organised from the beginning you need to walk 500 meters from the University entrance to find the ticket office. Ticket is 12.5 euros, not cheap at all for Portugal standards. The Chapel is.....  more »
  • Climb the stairs through the arch in the centre of town to see the reason that you are visiting Coimbra. The university has a beautiful campus, and the graffiti is interesting (and some funny), even.....  more »
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  • Beautiful place with outstanding library which is totally a must see if you are travelling to Portugal. Visiting system is quite strange but they have student discount.
  • It’s very well kept older craftsmanship when visiting the royal chapel and library inside. This is a real university with students around the place.
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