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Topázio and Onyx – Beer’s of Coimbra

The rich beer heritage of the city of Coimbra is undeniable. In 1924 the “Companhia de Cervejas de Coimbra” was created and its small factory in the downtown area. In the 1950s the Factory moved to the industrial area of the city because larger facilities were needed.

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Sabores do Douro in Coimbra

Gourmet Grocery Store Nine years after opening the grocery store “Sabores do Douro” in “Largo das Olarias”, Vítor and Miguel (father and son) recently opened the second gourmet grocery store “Sabores do Douro” on “Rua Visconde da Luz”. “But how did a family from Moimenta da Beira,

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The day by day in Portuguese at the Trouxa Mocha store

Portuguese, genuine and quality products. “The day by day in Portuguese”, the phrase that can very well define the Trouxa Mocha store. After several years at Quebra Costas stairs, it now features in Rua Ferreira Borges, in downtown Coimbra. It offers a variety of items that are

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Traditional Commerce in Coimbra

We all know that the past shapes the present and the future. Therefore, the fact that Coimbra still is a town deeply connected to commerce is not really a surprise. The past of the city was shaped by centuries of tradition and countless generations of shopkeepers and

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10 unique shops in Coimbra

The past shapes the present and the future. As such, Coimbra remains a city closely linked to traditional commerce. The city’s past was shaped by centuries of tradition and generations of traders who helped to build Coimbra today. Discover the 10 stores you really have to visit

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Artesanal Chocolate Shop “Equador” at “Quebra Costas” Coimbra

A must see for those who like chocolate. Recently opened at Quebra Costas, in downtown Coimbra, a beautifully decorated artisanal chocolate shop: “Chocolataria Equador”. This speciality shop is distinguished for being “independent of the massive worldwide chain of cocoa beans commercialization” because it works to “recover the

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“Sportino” Coimbra – a perdition for lovers of sports brands

In “Baixa de Coimbra”. It was in 1982 that the brothers António and Miguel Faustino, passioned about sports wear, opened the first Sportino store, in Bombarral. In the last few years the business has expanded and today there are already 15 Sportino stores scattered across the country,

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Casa Coelho – a emblematic fabric shop in “Baixa de Coimbra”

A fabric shop with 86 years of history. “Casa Coelho”, located in “Rua do Corvo” and with 86 years of history, is one of the most emblematic fabric shops in “Baixa de Coimbra”. It was in 1971 that Joaquim Coelho and his wife Dona Zilda, owners of

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The store “Bragas”

You must visit this store with more than 30 years of history. The story of this store is the story of José Pereira Braga, 95 beautiful years old, 70 of which as a merchant in “Baixa de Coimbra“. At 25 years old, he started working at the

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Ilustração ao Vento in Quebra Costas

An atelier where you find 100% original pieces. It was in 2018 that Márcia Santos jumped into her life’s dream of working as an illustrator, when she opened her own Atelier at the Stairs of the Quebra Costas, in the old uptown of Coimbra, with the name

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