Convento de São Francisco

Austere and simple monastic set, showing the Franciscan spirit that was in its foundation. Worthy of notice are the cloister, with classical lines and the refectory with cloister vaults and the decoration with glazed tiles characteristic of this period.

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Avenida da Guarda Inglesa, 1A - Calçada de Santa Isabel
3040-270,Coimbra

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    Verão

  • monday: 15:00-20:00
  • tuesday: 15:00-20:00
  • thursday: 15:00-20:00
  • wednesday: 15:00-20:00
  • friday: 15:00-20:00
  • saturday: 15:00-20:00
  • sunday: 15:00-20:00

Monuments near Convento de São Francisco

Calçada de Santa Isabel, Coimbra

Capela de Nossa Senhora da Conceição e Capela de Santa Catarina


18th century chapel with features of Rococo architecture. It consists of three bodies and, inside, a single nave covered by a vault of edges. It is the headqua…

Calçada de Santa Isabel, Coimbra

Capelas dos Passos da Calçada de Santa Isabel


Set of three chapels: one of quadrangular and domed cover with spherical Iron Cross and rooster in the shot and the other two with a square plan and a six-side…

Largo da Igreja da Rainha Santa Isabel - Alto de Santa Clara, Coimbra

Estátua da Rainha Santa Isabel


Stone sculpture representing the Queen Saint Elizabeth, patroness of the city of Coimbra.

Avenida da Guarda Inglesa, Coimbra

Estátua de Bissaya Barreto


Bronze statue raised to pay homage to the eminent professor and surgeon Bissaya Barreto (1886-1974). It has a stone basis with the following inscription: “Let …

Largo da Esperança, Coimbra

Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Esperança


Baroque style work built in the early XVIII century. It has a nave and a main chapel with two addorsed sacristies. Inside are worthy of note the carving and th…

Alto de Santa Clara, Coimbra

Igreja Rainha Santa Isabel


The Fellowship of Queen Santa Isabel is in charge of the Church of Queen Santa Isabel do Mosteiro de Santa Clara-a-Nova. Their primary concern is to ensure the…

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