Explore Coimbra in Portugal
Coimbra in the region of Coimbra with its 106,582 inhabitants is a place in Portugal - some 110 mi or ( 177 km ) North of Lisbon , the country's capital city .
Time in Coimbra is now 09:28 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Lisbon " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Santarém, Lisbon, Leiria, Viseu, and Sebal Grande. Since you are here already, consider visiting Santarém . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Coimbra ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Coimbra, Portugal: Concentrated Culture
Coimbra is Portugal's third-largest city and home to the country's oldest and most prestigious university. Coimbra is a mini-Lisbon: everything good about urban Portugal without the intensity of a big ..
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Psalterium (Gregorian choir) in Se Velha curch - Coimbra
This is our Gregorian choir singing in Se Velha, one of the most ancient and beautiful churches of Coimbra. The experience is quite magical - the closest to time travel that you can get. :) ..
Lápis de Cera presents noiserv at Avenida
24th of December of 2009. Before Santas arrival, Lapis de Cera's first vídeo finds its way online. Since Christmas is becoming a synonym for winter consumism, the action of this clip takes place in a ..
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Botanical Garden of the University of Coimbra
The Botanical Garden of the University of Coimbra (Jardim Botânico da Universidade de Coimbra or simply Jardim Botânico) is a botanical garden in Coimbra, Portugal. It was founded in 1772-1774 and it was integrated in the Natural History Museum established by the Marquis of Pombal. The place for the Hortus Botanicus was chosen by the vice-chancellor of the University of Coimbra (Francisco de Lemos) and it was part of the farm of S. Bento's College, located at the Ursulinas Valley.
Located at 40.21 -8.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
The Joanina Library (Biblioteca Joanina) is the Baroque library of the University of Coimbra, built in the 18th century during the reign of the Portuguese King João V (and named after him). It is located in upper Coimbra, the university historic centre, near the university tower, and is part of University of Coimbra General Library. Over the entrance door, the library exhibits the national coat of arms.
National Museum Machado de Castro
The National Museum Machado de Castro (Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro) is an art museum in Coimbra, Portugal, named after the renowned Portuguese sculptor Joaquim Machado de Castro. It is one of the most important art museums in Portugal, and is housed in the former Bishop's Palace . During the Middle Ages, this palace was built over the Roman forum of Aeminium (Roman name of Coimbra) and nowadays its remains can be visited on the lower floors of the museum.
Aeminium was the ancient name of the city of Coimbra, in Portugal. The Romans founded the civitas of Aeminium in this place at the time of Augustus, which came under the protection of nearby Conimbriga situated some 15 km away to the south. The Roman city was encircled by a wall, and followed an orthogonal plan, with the cardo maximus and decumanus maximus crossing at the Forum. An aqueduct existed, the remains of which were incorporated into a latter medieval renovation.
University of Coimbra
The University of Coimbra (UC) is a Portuguese public university in Coimbra, Portugal. Established in 1290, it is one of the oldest universities in continuous operation in the world, the oldest university of Portugal, and one of its largest higher education and research institutions.
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