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Monuments in Coimbra
Rua de Santa Teresa, 52
The Santa Clara Convent presents a simple cloister, with ten arches and, around, the conventual’s annexes: downstairs the utilitarian divisions and upstairs the cells. The church has a single nave and the inside is slightly illuminated with glass windows.
Rua Baixo, 57
The monastic set (church, cloister, and bowery) has great cultural and architectonic value. The church is an exemplar of the mendicant Gothic. Worthy of notice are the notable Hispanic Arabian glazed tiles panels, the rose-window at the occidental front and the magnificent renaissance arch that comes into view under the arch of the epistle nave.
Where building works the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, resulting from the reform of the New State to the University City of Coimbra.
Rua Padre António Vieira, 1
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.
Alameda Júlio Henriques
19th century building of plant in U, composed of three articulated bodies among themselves. Is inspired by the typical Portuguese House, with facades decorated with flowers and tile friezes on the Windows.
Rua do Convento, 8
Ancient monastery of our Lady of the fields of Montemor-o-Velho, belonging to religious of the third order of St. Francis, which was transferred to this site due to flooding of the river. After the extinction of the religious orders, the convent was sold, in 1865, the family Moura, which currently operates the space for events.
Avenida Dom Afonso Henriques, 126
Building constructed in the 20th century, initially working as a high school. Currently, it houses a secondary school.
Avenida Fernão de Magalhães, 519
Rua Dom Manuel I, 127