Coimbra Old University

Coimbra Old University

The 16th century Velha Universidade (Old University) in Coimbra established by Joao III

To the left is the library building, and the clock tower, known as 'A Cabra' - the goat! In front is the main hall and to the right the Porta Ferrea


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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 ...