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“Worth the climb”

Torre da Universidade de Coimbra
Ranked #7 of 67 things to do in Coimbra
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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 city and its hilly surroundings.

Thank Vladimir1998
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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
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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
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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 that you are coming down :-D

Thank byemyselftravels
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Stands in the square of the university and the bells ring to remind the students to go to class!!! They don't much like how often it rings!

Thank lcb5310
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