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Mosteiro de Santa Clara-a-Velha

Rua das Parreiras, Coimbra 3040-266, Portugal
+351 239 801 160
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Located at the end of the river bridge this is a must see. Bring your camera as the angles and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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A place of historical importance in Portugal this ancient monastery should be one of the stops to... read more

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Rua das Parreiras, Coimbra 3040-266, Portugal
+351 239 801 160

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located at the end of the river bridge this is a must see. Bring your camera as the angles and light is wonderful. Two levels of lines, sculptures, tiles and the ceiling is to die for. Great!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A place of historical importance in Portugal this ancient monastery should be one of the stops to prioritize on your visit in Coimbra. Fascinating and beautiful with much to see.

Thank hockeyeh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Monastery is on the other side of the river but it is worth a visit. The Monastery itself is amazing and knowing that it was under water and silt until very recently adds to its magnificent presence. In Summer, sometimes, they hold concerts there....More

Thank Paula L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very beautiful, full of history. With the improvements it's excellent ;) It's very close to the city and the river.

Thank Cuca79
Reviewed May 13, 2017

I tried to pack the main sites in Coimbra into a one day visit, and nearly missed this Mosteiro because it is on the opposite side of the river to the old city, but it turned out to be the highlight for me. So many...More

Thank izgallow
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Spend a few hours and learn the history of this old and historic building. It's air conditioned and feels wonderful after a walk along the waterfront. There are three parts to the museum. First you walk through the exposition off the entrance. Make sure you...More

Thank mrportland
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We were lucky enough to arrive late on a Friday afternoon when the local university choir was singing for an hour and their voices were nothing short of amazing. The grounds and the church shell are still standing and it well worth seeing. On entering...More

Thank Robyn-and-Rob
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

Great looking cathedral with mosaics, outstanding ceilings, huge organ and amazing paintings. A working church and a tourist site.

Thank gitta45
Reviewed January 25, 2017

Good exhibition and film explaining the history. There is a small restaurant here which is very good and excellent value.

Thank Susi L
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Full with history I recommend that you see the documentary ( movie) before you visit the ruin. Queen Isabel and Ines de Castro lived on this monastery

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