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Monuments in Coimbra

Monumento aos Heróis do Ultramar

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Praça dos Heróis do Ultramar
3030-327, Coimbra

Coimbra

Bronze statue representing a soldier laying hold of an arm and carrying a child on his shoulders.

Fonte de Celas / Fonte de El-Rei

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Rua Bernardo de Albuquerque
3000, Coimbra

Coimbra

Baroque fountain of backrest consisting of three separate panels by pilasters, three cocks and a water tank. It was built in 1761, during the reign of Don José.

Fonte da Cheira

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Rua do Brasil
3030, Coimbra

Coimbra

Backboard fountain with a rectangular tank. It has an arch, two pilasters and, to end, a bent twisting fronton.

Fonte da Calçada do Gato

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Calçada do Gato
3030, Coimbra

Coimbra

Baroque fountain built in 1771 and composed of a single spout and a rectangular tank.

Paço Episcopal de Coimbra / Museu Nacional Machado de Castro

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Largo Doutor José Rodrigues
3000-236, Coimbra

Coimbra

Located at the historic centre of the city it was built over the portico that supported the ancient Roman Forum. The walls’ doors, part of the cloister and the ruins of the former church are from the XII century. At the Museum’s front are placed the portals of the extinct Santa Ana Church

Palácio dos Grilos / Casa dos Professores / Colégio dos Grilos / Colégio de Santa Rita

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Rua Doutor Guilherme Moreira
3000-210, Coimbra

Coimbra

19th century building of plant in U, with three floors and facades topped off in double cornice. It was built in 1755 by Barefoot Hermits of St. Augustine, also known as friars crickets. After the extinction of the order, belonged to a State Organization, a Republic of students and several private educational institutions. In 1920, functioned as sporadic residence de Oliveira Salazar and Cardinal Cerejeira. Currently, works here the General Secretariat of the University and the Home of the University of Coimbra.

Quinta da Lapa dos Esteios / Quinta das Canas

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Rua Central das Lajes
3040-391, Coimbra

Coimbra

Capela do Tesoureiro

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Largo Doutor José Rodrigues
3000, Coimbra

Coimbra

Longitudinal plan Chapel and coffered Dome, built in the 16th century. In 1964 it was demolished and rebuilt, being inaugurated in 1967. Is integrated in the Machado de Castro Museum. Inside, the altar retable, Renaissance statuary store.

Igreja Paroquial de São Paulo de Frades / Antigo Mosteiro de São Paulo

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São Paulo de Frades
3000, Coimbra

Coimbra

This monument suffered several changes, but kept Romanic marks on the main chapel exterior. The choir’s vault and the Seville glazed tiles of the main chapel are from the manueline period.

Igreja de São Domingos / Museu Nacional de Machado Castro

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Largo Doutor José Rodrigues
3000-236, Coimbra

Coimbra

Cinquentist church, unfinished, with lateral chapels and retables by João de Ruão.

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