University of Coimbra, Coimbra

4.6
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. Find out how to plan Coimbra trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • Fantastic place. Beautiful and full of history. I recommend taking the complete visit (program 1), which includes several buildings of the university  more »
  • Just ambling aimlessly through the old university is interesting -- you are bound to stumble upon something historical. Do visit the Science Museum right at the top of the university hill. It has...  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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