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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. Find out how to plan Coimbra trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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University of Coimbra Reviews
THe university is short of awesome. You can visit and get atour of the areas. The library is spectacular including the studen jail as well (kind of funny). YOu can see other areas of the university... more »
This is an amazing place. Its so very cool that it is still a functioning University. With students walking around in Harry Potter style cloaks, you feel transported back a few centuries... however; t... more »
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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