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  2. Coimbra - Wikipedia

    中文. Coimbra ( / koʊˈɪmbrə /, also US: / kuˈ -, ˈkwɪmbrə /, [1] [2] UK: / ˈkɔɪmbrə /, [3] Portuguese: [kuˈĩbɾɐ] ⓘ or [ˈkwĩbɾɐ] [4]) is a city and a municipality in Portugal. The population of the municipality at the 2011 census was 143,397, [5] in an area of 319.40 square kilometres (123.3 sq mi). [6]

  3. The Complete Coimbra Trip Planner, Travel Tips and Insider's Guide. Once Portugal’s capital (from 1139 to 1256), Coimbra is one of the country’s most historic cities, famous for its university, which is one of Europe’s oldest (it was founded in 1290).

  4. Coimbra travel - Lonely Planet | Portugal, Europe

    Coimbra. Portugal, Europe. Rising scenically from the Rio Mondego, Coimbra is an animated city steeped in history. It was Portugal’s medieval capital for more than a century and it's home to the country’s oldest and most prestigious university. Its steeply stacked historic centre dates to Moorish times and is wonderfully atmospheric, with ...

  5. Coimbra is known for some of its popular attractions, which include: Biblioteca Joanina; University of Coimbra; Portugal dos Pequenitos; Fado ao Centro; Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro

  6. Coimbra | Portugal, History & University | Britannica

    Coimbra, city and concelho (municipality), west-central Portugal. It is located on the northern bank of the Mondego River . A 4th-century Latin inscription identifies Coimbra with Aeminium, and Condeixa, 8 miles (13 km) southwest, was the ancient Conimbriga or Conimbrica.

  7. THE 15 BEST Things to Do in Coimbra - Tripadvisor

    Things to Do in Coimbra, Portugal: See Tripadvisor's 103,025 traveler reviews and photos of Coimbra tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in December. We have reviews of the best places to see in Coimbra. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.

  8. Coimbra -

    Coimbra was once the proud capital of the Portuguese nation. It is located in the center of Portugal, Coimbra is often called the City of Knowledge since its home to the oldest University in Portugal, the symbol of excellence, and classified as a UNESCO World Heritage.

  9. Coimbra Travel Guide Resources & Trip Planning Info by Rick...

    Explore Coimbra! Get inspired with Rick Steves’ recommended places to go and things to do, with tips, photos, videos, and travel information on Coimbra.

  10. Coimbra – Travel guide at Wikivoyage

    Coimbra is the traditional capital city of Central Portugal's historic Beira Litoral region. With over 140,000 inhabitants (2021), it is the largest municipality there and one of Portugal's four largest metropolises. An important urban and administrative centre since the birth of the Portuguese nation, the city has amassed vast cultural and architectural heritage and is the seat of one of ...

  11. Coimbra is a spellbinding city of poets and Fado, where, in every corner once lived a great author. It is the land of Inês de Castro and King Pedro, the two historical figures of Portuguese history. It is rich in ancient monuments that depict each chapter of the history of architecture, from Romanesque to Gothic, Manueline and Baroque.