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“old city”(7 reviews)
“lots of shops”(2 reviews)
“main gate”(2 reviews)
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Arco de Almedina 15 | Pátio do Castilho, Coimbra 3004-509, Portugal
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All reviews old city lots of shops main gate steep climb arch tower se history university walls
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

When in Coimbra do as the locals do eat out, take a coffee and pastry, take in all the local culture what a pleasure

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 755Chris
Reviewed 23 April 2015

This placeis interesting. The man who guests people is someone so interesting too. All the information given by heart. A place to visit and give knowledge about the begning of times to Coimra. An extraordinary experience! It worth!

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 23 April 2015

The informational videos at the beginning of the trip highlight the different phases of the structure. Although you don't get to see much here, the price is not bad to view the city of Coimbra over some rooftops.

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank tripadvicecb
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Almedina Tower is a perfect yet small place to stay and enjoy looking at. It would deserve a bit more information in sight and perhaps a bench to sit at. But is a secure symbol of Coimbra traditions and history.

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank VitorMachado
Reviewed 14 January 2015

This attraction is part of the old city walls. You will pass under it en route to visit the old cathedral and university in Coimbra. It is at the lower part of the city where the climb up starts.

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Allez-Brive
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Part of the old walls, a nice and well kept example of the old city. Go through this gate going out of the velha se and down to the new centre. Nice visit

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed 20 October 2014

This tower and and arch, allows you to feel the ambiance of Coimbra, fado song, studentes and the ambiance of the student arae, is worthwhile to visit.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Arlivrett1953
Reviewed 14 October 2014

I liked the view over the city, and the history about the city and the old wall arround the city. There was a person to guide us in the tower and explain us everithing.

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank hjnunes
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Passing below the Almedina bridge reminds you of all the people who passed here right before you and makes you feel the spirit of this city

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Sarah Z
Reviewed 14 April 2013

After the little historical gate are small shops, quite with atmospheric. We were there last year, some place were under restoration. Just a few steps more, you will be on the main shopping street of Coimbra, further up will be the old Cathedral, the university....More

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank MeyanY_12
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Response from VitorMachado | Reviewed this property |
It is hard to find free parking sites close to Coimbra's city centre. However the parking prices are acceptable and to park near Ponte de Santa Clara seems to be the best solution to visit Coimbra's centre.
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