Porta de Barbacã

This arch is the best kept structure of the ancient Coimbra’s wall, which corresponded to the main entrance in the city during the Islamic period. On the arch is the sculpture of our Lady, the national arms and the symbol of the city foundation.

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Rua Ferreira Borges
3000,Coimbra

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  • Façades, Portals & Windows
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Monuments near Porta de Barbacã

Edifício de Passageiros da Estação Ferroviária de Coimbra-A


It's about building a passenger railway station, with U-shaped plant and a single floor. Its eclectic architecture combines the beauty of the building with its…

Edifício no Largo do Ramal


Urban building of quadrangular, with two floors and roof in coverage of four waters. Highlighted by a panel of tiles dating from the 18th century, representing…

Banco de Portugal / Agência de Coimbra


Rectangular plant building, with facades with two and three records, built in the 20th century. In 2000 suffered deep recovery works and is fully changed. Curr…

Capela de Nossa Senhora da Vitória / Capela do Corpo de Deus


Chapel with Gothic and Baroque architecture features, built in 1367. In 1780 suffered renovation works and, in 2003, was transformed into a FADO House.

Casa Medieval


Late medieval building consisting of a main façade with four registers, the top three defined by gaps in wood.

Edifício do Chiado em Coimbra / Museu Municipal de Coimbra


This building was opened in 1910 as the largest trade area of town. In 1949, he settled here a textile company and, in 1978, the space has been sold to a bank.…

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