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An Impressive Entry Point Into Coimbra

Largo da Portagem translates to an open area being the entrance to the City and that is exactly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Entrance to the old city

Located right at the river this is a great place to start exploring the city. There are shops and... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Avenida Emidio Navarro, Coimbra 3000-150, Portugal
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 September 2015

A very pretty little square at the bottom of the main street in lower Coimbra. The place to come if you are looking for a coffee shop, snack or pastry. Lots of outdoor seating in the shade and nice views over the well kept flower...More

2  Thank Roebuck1989
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 July 2014

The Largo da Portagem is located down by the river and is the place where various parts of the city meet. Firstly, the buses all seem to go there, including the Yellow Bus tourist bus that takes an hour tour of the city. You can...More

3  Thank wik79
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Largo da Portagem translates to an open area being the entrance to the City and that is exactly what it is. Shiny white marble and stone on a sunny day, with various roads leading off, plus restaurants and shops around the edge. The perfect place...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Located right at the river this is a great place to start exploring the city. There are shops and restaurants around the square.

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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

I’ll say this is the start point of city centre depending on which way you look at it. Since we were coming from walking across the bridge. We walked through the city centre to the other side and walked around and checked out the gift...More

Thank UKtravelerone
Reviewed 17 August 2018

It is always illuminating to visit an old city of culture. The Largo da Portagem, surrounded by the river on one side and by narrow streets on the other side, is worth a slow walk. On top of the hill, the buildings of the University,...More

Thank Thierry D
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Excellent place from which to start exploring Coimbra as easy access to lifts higher levels. Gardens and statue of Joaquim Antonio de Aguiar to admire.

Thank Maxim123153
Reviewed 3 March 2018

If you go to Coimbra, This is where you should start doing your touring. You don't really need a tour guide to do this. As any other european city, just wander around. You will love its little streets. This tiny square is the door to...More

Thank mariotorrealba
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This square is great for an ice cream or pastry and coffee, while meandering about in the quaint shops, enjoying the street musicians, and taking in the sun. I loved just perching on a bench and watching life go by. Our brief visit included a...More

Thank Jamie K
Reviewed 11 September 2017

we stayed in the other side of the bridge and when we passed the bridge we bumped into this charming place full with yellow flowers

Thank Nadav M
Reviewed 31 August 2017

It's the main square as well as the center of the city of Coimbra in Portugal and it's quite beautiful. There is a beautiful monument surrounded by gardens which first captures your attention. But in this square is one of the architectural symbols of the...More

Thank Crystalline4u
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Visiting Coimbra may be tiring, up and down, so this place is excellent for a coffee break in one of the multiple coffee shops where we may try some of the local/traditional sweets. While enjoying an expresso it is rather lovely to observe the everyday...More

Thank Ana C
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