Parque de Santa Cruz ou Jardim da Sereia

Also known as Jardim da Sereia, was once part of the fence of the monastery of Santa Cruz and dates back to the 18th century. The entrance to the Garden is through a triumphal arch, surmounted by three statues representing faith, hope and charity. The arch is still flanked by two turrets of Baroque decoration. The terrace of "The game" continues with its scenic waterfall in the background. The source of the Nogueira with a statue representing a Merman (popularly confused with a mermaid) by opening the mouth to a dolphin.


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Gardens near Parque de Santa Cruz ou Jardim da Sereia

Parque Infantil da Palheira

Small space with some amusement equipment.

Jardim da Praça dos Heróis do Ultramar

A small garden with trees and a monument that is a tribute to the soldiers who died during the war in Africa, as well as a circular lake with a fountain.

Jardim de Montes Claros

Small space with garden benches and artificial lighting.

Miradouro do Penedo da Saudade

A belvedere filled with commemorative plaques in marble with parts of poems by famous Portuguese authors who studied in Coimbra. There is also an area, named "…

Parque Infantil de Montes Claros

Ample space and sealed with synthetic floor and some amusement equipment.

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