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Universidade de Coimbra Alta & Sofia: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Was made to see the Old University - the ticket of 12 euro includes the St Michael Chapel, the Royal Palace and the Joanin Library and a museum a bit further. All the rest of 3 attractions are in the same place, just you enter...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 11 October 2019

No doubt the inhabitants of Coimbra and - on a larger scale the people of Portugal - are very proud of their university, as far as I am concerned it is architecturally boring.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 11 October 2019

It is the most classic and beautiful part of the University and does not require a ticket. And it also has a view to the town.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 October 2019 via mobile

Not to be missed. Bring water with you and sunglasses (and camera of course!) Dont try to bring a motor vehicle unless you wish to have a stressful day.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 25 September 2019 via mobile

Situated near the top of the campus with outdoor patio city view and upscale fine dining at a very low price.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank CarlinNH
Reviewed 31 May 2019 via mobile

How on earth are run-down shop fronts included? The Alta area including the University is rightly included but inclusion of Rua da Sofia devalues the listing.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank John S
Reviewed 4 April 2019

It is Very Much Worth Wondering Around at the University of Coimbra at Paco das Escolas, Coimbra 3000-240, Portugal. This area includes the plaza itself, the former royal palace, a statue of King John the 5th in the middle of the plaza, the Chapel of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 18 March 2019

The oldest part of this famous university is in a former Royal Palace. We visited three buildings of it: the Biblioteca Joanina, the Sao Miguel chapel and main building. In the library both the ancient books and bookshelves were very impressive. Some of the books...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 18 December 2018

This place is very, very nice! First university in Portugal, with beautiful laboratories kept like years ago. Be there early in the morning if you want to see all things around.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elena257
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We planned our trip with a stop in Coimbra to see the university. We were glad we did.....We did do the tour - self guided through the palace and the chapel and the timestamped ticket for the library. We enjoyed it all, the views, the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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