5 Sights in Coimbra, Portugal (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Coimbra, Portugal. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Coimbra, Portugal.

List of cities in Portugal Sightseeing Tours in Coimbra

1. Biblioteca Joanina

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The Biblioteca Joanina, sometimes known in English as the Joanine Library, is a Baroque library in Coimbra, Portugal, located at the heart of the University of Coimbra. The Biblioteca Joanina is regularly considered one of the most beautiful libraries in the world.

Wikipedia: Biblioteca Joanina (EN)

2. Teatro da Cerca de São Bernardo

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Escola da Noite - Grupo de Teatro de Coimbra is a Portuguese professional theatre company, based in Coimbra since its foundation in 1992, being a Public Utility Institution since 1998. It has so far debuted 72 shows and presented about 2,000 sessions in Coimbra and on tour, national ly and internationally. In the choice of repertoire, it seeks a balance between classical and contemporary authors, with two special points of interest: the work of Gil Vicente and dramaturgy in Portuguese. Aeschylus, Euripides, Chekhov, Lorca, Beckett, Heiner Müller, José Sanchis Sinisterra, Nelson Rodrigues, Pliny Marcos and Abel Neves are some authors who have worked. In recent years, he has deepened a new work front – the scenic adaptation of non-dramatic texts from, for example, the works of Ruy Duarte de Carvalho, Rubem Fonseca and Franz Kafka and, in poetry, by Adélia Prado and Manoel de Barros.

Wikipedia: A Escola da Noite (PT)

3. Santa Clara Monastery (Sofia)

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It is designated by the University of Coimbra - Alta and Sofia, the historical-cultural complex classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2013, housing 4 parishes of the Historic Center of Coimbra located in the city of Coimbra, Portugal. The University of Coimbra is one of the oldest universities still in operation in the world and the oldest in Portugal and portuguese-speaking countries and regions.

Wikipedia: Universidade de Coimbra - Alta e Sofia (PT)

4. Igreja da Sé Velha

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The Old Cathedral of Coimbra is a Romanesque Roman Catholic building in Portugal. Construction of the Sé Velha began some time after the Battle of Ourique (1139), when Prince Afonso Henriques declared himself King of Portugal and chose Coimbra as capital. The first Count of Coimbra, the Mozarab Sisnando Davides, is buried in the cathedral.

Wikipedia: Old Cathedral of Coimbra (EN)

5. Aqueduto de São Sebastião

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The Aqueduct of São Sebastião, popularly known as the Arcos do Jardim, is located on the Martim de Freitas causeway, in front of the Botanical Garden of the University of Coimbra, in the parish of Sé Nova, city and municipality of Coimbra, in the district of Coimbra, Portugal.

Wikipedia: Aqueduto de São Sebastião (PT)

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