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Address: Calcada Martim de Freitas, Coimbra 3000-393, Portugal
Phone Number: 00351 239 855 233
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A cool retreat.

The botanical gardens are just a few minutes' stroll down the hill from university. If you have spent some time wandering around the university, working up a sweat in the heat of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The botanical gardens are just a few minutes' stroll down the hill from university. If you have spent some time wandering around the university, working up a sweat in the heat of a summer's day, they are an excellent spot to find a cool and tranquil spot. In the gardens, there are fountains, ornamental gardens, shady glens and impressive avenues... More 

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Western Finland, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I was really interested to see the botanical gardens after visiting the university. At first the garden looked very interesting, with the entrance under a huge aqueduct. I don't know if it is victim to the national austerities currently on or whatever, but the garden didn't have much in the way of flowers. Honestly, it was a bit overgrown and... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Nice and green place to relax. However, there are not many entrances - best entrance is close to the university.

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Skip it till its redone, especially the Greeenhouses are under construction ,its noisy and dusty to boot.

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West Bromwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The gardens just felt rather run down and lots of areas closed off. The glass houses are under restoration so also closed and the woodland area is dominated by some kind of sky garden adventure trail. Not what I expect from a botanic garden - sorry.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

So many plants in bloom it was very beautiful. Kind of confusing finding my way out. There is an activity park in the tree tops that looks like lots of fun.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Coming from Lisbon, the refreshing greenery of the botanical garden made me instantly like this city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

A great place to visit if you want a really nice view of Coimbra and a must go if you like garden...

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Atmosphere is just great. You can check lots of scientific names of plants and trees. Garden and stairs are beautiful.

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New York, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I typically go to the botanical garden in any city I visit that has one. This one was pretty, but nothing exceptional. If you venture over to that side of Coimbra, stop in, but wouldn't suggest going out of your way.

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Address: Calcada Martim de Freitas, Coimbra 3000-393, Portugal
Phone Number: 00351 239 855 233
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Coimbra District  >  Coimbra
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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