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Riverwalk of Aeminium – New in Coimbra

Coimbra is changing. The construction work and renovations that are taking place have created new dynamic in the city and have enhanced not only the riverside area but also the downtown area and its traditional/local trade. The recent “Passeio Ribeirinho de Aeminium” (Riverwalk of Aeminium), on the

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Cerca de São Bernardo Theatre

A culture center in downtown. Inaugurated in 2008, “Cerca de São Bernardo” Theatre is located in the Historic Center of the City of Coimbra and its construction was part of the requalification of the “Pátio da Inquisição” (Inquisition Square)/ “Cerca de São Bernardo” area. This theatre is

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Republics of Coimbra – Students Traditions

Republics, mythical spaces of Coimbra academic life It was in the 14th century that the first Republics of Coimbra emerged, when King D. Dinis ordered the construction of houses, in the zone of “Almedina”, to lodge the students of the University, with rent payment. These mythical spaces

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Mata Nacional do Choupal

Where there is fresh air, peace and serenity The “Mata Nacional do Choupal”, one of the most beautiful and appreciated natural green spaces in the city, appeared from the need to minimize the damage caused by the floods of the Mondego River. Today, entire families go to

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Autumn in Coimbra

Ideas for a unforgettable day. Autumn has arrived and with it Coimbra is even more beautiful. Start your tour in Manuel Braga Park, the City Park, next to the Mondego River. Now the park has its centuries-old trees naked, inviting to sit in one of its green

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Coimbra, City of the Students

Students bring a new life. In September the results of the higher education applications are known. Being Coimbra considered the City of the Students and known for its academic traditions, it receives applications for many parts of the world, the most sought after Faculties are Universities-Letters, Law,

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August in Coimbra

Do a rotary in downtown Now that the days are hot and inviting a long and slow walk, we suggest the downtown in your rotary. Start with the Portagem Square and take a coffee in one of the esplanades there. Feel the breeze of Mondego´s River and

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The Saint Francis Convent

The new Congress and Cultural Centre of the City The Saint Francis Convent, situated on the left side of Mondego River, erected  in the XVII Century, worked as a wool factory between 1888 and 1980. In 1995, Coimbra municipality bought the building. After plenty of renovation works

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Mercado D. Pedro V

Where the colors and smells combine. There are few special places such as this, where the colors and smells combine in a unique delightful spectacle. We are talking about Mercado Municipal D. Pedro, located in downtown Coimbra, which is divided over two floors. In the first one prevails the vegetable countertops

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The Serenade of Coimbra

Singing in the moonlight. The street is quiet and motionless. The stars and the moon will be witnessing everything. In the silence we hear steps. They arrive. They are from Coimbra, wear black cloaks and will fulfill an Academy ritual, the Serenades. These take place at night,

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