Arco e Torre de Almedina

The Almedina arch was part of the medieval walls, going back to the XI century, as the
Arabian toponym that means “the city” indicates. Nowadays it is the entrance to the ancient Coimbra, where you may observe a sculpture from the João de Ruão workshop.

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Rua Ferreira Borges
3000,Coimbra

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  • Towers
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Monuments near Arco e Torre de Almedina

Rua de Sobre-Ribas, Coimbra

Rua dos Coutinhos, 35, Coimbra

Rua Couraça de Lisboa, 30, Coimbra

Rua do Doutor Guilherme Moreira, 22, Coimbra

Edifício do Colégio de Santo António da Pedreira/ Casa da Infância Doutor Elysio de Moura / Casa-Museu Elysio de Moura


Former College founded in 1602 by the Franciscan province of St. Anthony of the observance. In 1834, with the extinction of the religious orders, was abandoned…

Largo João Paulo II, Coimbra

Aqueduto de São Sebastião / Arcos do Jardim


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Praça da Porta Férrea, Coimbra

Biblioteca Joanina


XVIII century work with a magnificent baroque portal standing out. The front’s simplicity opposes to the decorative abundance inside, where the ceilings painte…

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