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University of Coimbra Walking Tour

4.9 / 5

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University of Coimbra Walking Tour

From US$ 84.86 per person

Take a tour of the University of Coimbra, the oldest Portuguese university, with guides who studied here. Learn about the incredible history of the university and the ways it shaped modern Portugal.

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Duration 2 hours
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Portuguese
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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the stunning architecture of some of the university's most notable buildings
  • Learn the history of the university, with guides who studied at the University of Coimbra
  • Appreciate the insight of a knowledgeable, English-speaking guide
  • Visit the Royal Palace, St. Michel's Chapel, and Joanina Library
Full description
Visit one of the oldest universities in the world (and the oldest university in Portugal). Founded originally in 1290, the University of Coimbra has occupied its spot in the city of Coimbra since 1537. Accompany your knowledgeable guide to the Royal Palace, Chapel of St. Michael, Joanina Library, Academic Prison, and other highlights. Go deeper than the average tourist with stops at the university.
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Mee in front of the Iron Gate; the official name is Porta Férrea.

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Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 7 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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As a family we have a very nice memory of it. Our guide Renan Souza, a PhD student at the university, showed us around with great enthusiasm! For him a real passion for us a very instructive wonderful experience. A must do if you are in the area!!

July 22, 2021

Great visit of the university with Renan fascinating and friendly guide I learned a lot of things beyond the descriptions in the books The service provider was just as efficient: responsive and attentive to the smooth running Again thank you for this service

July 10, 2021

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October 13, 2019

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