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Torre da Universidade de Coimbra

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A world class facility

The architecture here is just stunning. You are greeted with a wonderful mosaic of the University's... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
St Helens, United Kingdom
Bell tower

When you buy the program one package to see the sites, for an additional one euro you get the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The architecture here is just stunning. You are greeted with a wonderful mosaic of the University's seal in front of the main gate. Then you enter the main square with its bell tower and spectacular buildings like the Joanine Library and the many wonderfully ornate...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you buy the program one package to see the sites, for an additional one euro you get the privilege of climbing the 184 steps to the top of the bell tower. It is well worth it. The views of the town and River simply...More

Thank ERDFirefighter
Reviewed 1 week ago

A mark of the city. The Bell rings at determined hours, so students know when to go to class or when to go home.

Thank Joao B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only from the top of the Torre da Universidad you get a full view from Coimbra and surroundings. Very beautiful and in connection with history.

Thank Neelke V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great views over Coimbra. However the ever narrowing stairwell means this one is not for those that suffer from claustrophobia.

Thank Boyfromoz_8
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Cheap price - 2€, the narrow path up leads through many spinning stairs, amazing view over whole town, number of visitors at the same time is limited to the tower capacity

1  Thank rbbrno
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We were a bit annoyed that we had to wait in the queue to climb this tower (understandably, though, since the stairway is extremely narrow), but it was completely worth it. The views from the top are breathtaking, you can basically see all of the...More

Thank Vladimir1998
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

It's extra charged when buying tickets for university visit but it's not worth at all (even if it's only +1€ or 2€ if bought separately). If you visit royal palace you have the chance to see basically the same view from the balcony.

1  Thank ablazuk
Reviewed 24 July 2018

My time was limited and I could not climb up to the tower. But it seems huge and you can have a full panoramic view of the town as well..

Thank Hipopp
Reviewed 16 July 2018

A student downstairs has to announce your visit upstairs since the stairs are so narrow that only one person at a time can fit. Of course, you have a grand view of the river and Coimbra - and then the student upstairs has to announce...More

Thank byemyselftravels
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