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Things to do in Coimbra

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  • Joanina Library, Coimbra

    Exquisitely ornate Baroque library of the University of Coimbra. Around 250 thousand volumes are contained within this priceless icon of Portuguese culture.

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  • Botanical Garden of the University of Coimbra

    Founded in 1772 by the Marquis of Pombal, the botanical gardens are located in the heart of Coimbra. The 13ha gardens contain plant species from around the world, laid out both logically and aesthetically

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  • Montemor-o-Velho castle

    Predating Portuguese sovereignty, the castle is a listed National Monument

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  • Penela Castle

    Castle built to defend Coimbra from the potential reconquest of the region by the Moors. The existing structure dates back to the mid 12th century

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  • Soure Castle

    Small, simple 11th century castle built to defend against the reconquest of Portugal by the Moors.

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In terms of historic significance and romantic beauty, Coimbra is second only to Lisbon and Oporto. Its ancient buildings cling to the side of the hill that rises above the curves of the ...

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