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Dominated by the old university's high tower, Coimbra clings to a hill and is bathed by the Mondego river. This place is not without its charms and poets have praised them many times. You must see Coimbra from the Santa Clara Bridge or from the top of the Vale do Inferno belvedere. The town has two distinct areas, the university district (upper town) and the shopping district (lower town).

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Tourist attractions Coimbra : Things to see and do

  • Sé Velha Recommended Recommended

    R. dos Coutinhos P - 3001 Coimbra

    King Afonso Henriques decided to build this former cathedral at a time when Coimbra was situated on the border between the Christian and Muslim world. This explains its fortress-like appearance, crowned with pyramid-shaped merlons This, Portugal's fi..

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  • Museu Nacional Machado de Castro Recommended Recommended

    Largo Dr José Rodrigues P - 3001 Coimbra

    This museum, which occupies the former Episcopal palace, which was modified in the 16C is named after the sculptor Machado de Castro, who was born in Coimbra in 1731. The Renaissance porch opens onto a patio-courtyard, and on the west side, a loggia ..

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  • Sé Nova Recommended Recommended

    L.go da Sé Nova P - 3001 Coimbra

    The "new cathedral", built from 1598, was part of the college of Jesuits of the "Eleven Thousand Virgins" until the disappearance of the order in 1759. Its façade has two levels, one on top of the other. Note the four alcoves of t..

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Hotels Coimbra

  • Hotel Oslo

    Av. Fernao de Magalhaes, 25 P - 3000-175 Coimbra

    Oslo is a family-run hotel situated 50 meters from the station with views over the city and its historical University. It offers recently renovated rooms with free Wi-Fi. The air-conditioned rooms feature comfortable beds and private bathrooms with..

  • Hotel Vitória

    Rua da Sota, nº 9 P - 3000-392 Coimbra

    Located along the picturesque Mondego River, the family-run Vitória offers modern, air-conditioned accommodation in the heart of historical Coimbra. The Old Cathedral of Coimbra and Santa Cruz Park are within a 15-minute walk away. The elevator acce..

  • Hotel Astoria Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Av. Émidio Navarro nº 21 P - 3000-150 Coimbra

    Prix Prices from : 48 €

    Set in a historic building that counts as one of Coimbra’s architectural landmarks, Hotel Astória overlooks the Mondego River in the historic Baixa district. It offers rooms with classic décor. Each of Astória’s bright rooms features custom-made cur..

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