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Monuments in Coimbra

Igreja Paroquial de Ceira / Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Assunção

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Rua da Igreja
3030-866, Coimbra

Coimbra

Revival Church of longitudinal plant, consisting of a single nave and a chancel, with coverage on dome lowered on the ship and with coverage in barrel vault in the chancel. It was built in the late 19TH century on the site where is believed to have existed a previous Temple. In the interior, especially the sacristy and two gravestones.

Biblioteca Joanina

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Praça da Porta Férrea
3000-447, Coimbra

Coimbra

XVIII century work with a magnificent baroque portal standing out. The front’s simplicity opposes to the decorative abundance inside, where the ceilings painted by the Lisbon artists António Simões and Vicente Nunes are worthy of note, as a well as a huge painting portraying D. João V, by Domenico Duprá.

Quinta das Lágrimas

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Estrada das Lágrimas
3040-266, Coimbra

Coimbra

The importance of this place is mainly connected to the history of Pedro and Inês. The Quinta has a romantic beauty, with some botanic exemplars, the gothic window and the fountain (pointed out as being the “Fonte dos Amores” sang by Camões.

Casa Nobre da Quinta do Paço

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Largo do Terreiro
3025-569, Coimbra

Coimbra

Solar plant Baroque composed in L and differentiated coverage on gable roof. It was built in the 18th century and modified and expanded in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Sé Nova de Coimbra

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Largo Feira dos Estudantes
3000-213, Coimbra

Coimbra

Magnificent Jesuit temple begun in 1598. The main front, austere but elegant has two bodies from two distinct styles: classic and baroque. Inside are worthy of note the several baroque golden woodcarving altars, the organs placed on the lateral walls of the main chapel and a manueline baptistery brought from the Old See.

Edifícios da Associação Académica de Coimbra

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Rua Padre António Vieira, 1
3000-315, Coimbra

Coimbra

Building with L-shaped plan and five floors, whose construction began in 1957, being inaugurated in 1963. In the penthouse, the palas sombreadoras based on pilotis, which make the usable terraces.

Edifício da Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Coimbra

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Largo da Porta Férrea
3000-447, Coimbra

Coimbra

Building resulting from the reform of the New State to the University City of Coimbra. Consists of a quadrangular plant with seven floors, organized around a central space.

Edifício do Teatro Académico Gil Vicente

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Praça da República
3000-343, Coimbra

Coimbra

Set of two buildings, one of them the theatre itself, with plant in range and three floors, and the choir room, of rectangular plant and three floors. It was built between 1959 and 1961, working only with one-off shows. In 1966, was installed a film projection machine, giving priority ever since the film industry. It consists of a room with a capacity between 500 to 1000 places distributed by audience and a balcony, and a large stage.

Edifício da Escola Secundária Infanta Dona Maria

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Rua Infanta Dona Maria
3000, Coimbra

Coimbra

Edifício da Universidade de Coimbra

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Praça da Porta Férrea
3004-531, Coimbra

Coimbra

From the set stand out: the Porta Férrea, the Via Latina, the building of the former S. Pedro College, The Joanina Library, The S. Miguel Chapel, The Sala dos Capelos, the Sala de Exame Privado, the tower, the Gerais, and the Religious Art Museum.

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