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Torre de Almedina

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Torre de Almedina

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Arco de Almedina 15 Pátio do Castilho, Coimbra 3004-509 Portugal
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5-Night Portugal Tour from Madrid Including Lisbon and Fátima
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5-Night Portugal Tour from Madrid Including Lisbon and Fátima
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Explore the historic Portuguese city of Lisbon as well as some of the country's top nearby sights during this 6-day, 5-night trip from Madrid. Discover the top landmarks in the hilly capital of Lisbon, including the Belém Tower and UNESCO World Heritage-listed Monastery of Saint Jerome (Mosteiro dos Jeronimos). Then head to Portugal's Estremadura region to wander the picturesque seaside town of Óbidos and nearby Alcobaça before making a pilgrimage to the religious center of Fátima. This multi-day experience in Portugal includes accommodations at 4-star hotels, guide, coach transport, entrance fees and meals as per the itinerary.
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RobertJE wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom521 contributions256 helpful votes
The arch marks the entrance to the old town and is a remnant of the old walls. There's a steep slope up to it and an even steeper slope beyond it leading ever upwards. The stone road is very slippery when wet so wear shoes or sandals with a good grip. We were in Coimbra in
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Anfrist wrote a review Oct 2019
Bucharest, Romania4,299 contributions255 helpful votes
Nice gateway that separates the different levels of the town. It is in fact amazing how this city is layered.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Tokoloshi wrote a review Oct 2019
57 contributions8 helpful votes
The Torre de Almedina is only of interest in that it represents the opening to the historic centre of Coimbra. This is the starting point for any visit to the old town - in particular the Coooo do Champ -
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Tristan S wrote a review Jul 2019
Aalborg, Denmark2,848 contributions69 helpful votes
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On the way up to the square, just before you go through the arch look left. Beautiful sculpture of female in shape of Portugese guitar. Masterpiece
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Date of experience: July 2019
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TrumpetDave wrote a review Apr 2019
Vicksburg, Mississippi47 contributions18 helpful votes
We enjoyed the well-designed exhibit and the views from the tour. Not an afternoon’s worth, but a half hour well spent. Be sure to notice the medieval defensive device of holes in the tower floor used to pour boiling oil down on attackers.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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