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From here you have an amazing view over the city of Coimbra. In this church the incorrupt body of Saint Isabel, Queen of Portugal, patron of Coimbra and wife of D. Dinis, the founder of the Portuguese University, rests in a silver tomb. Its cloister...more
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Calcada de Santa Isabel | Alto de Sta. Clara, Coimbra 3040-270, Portugal
The building doesn't look much from the outside, but is absolutely stunning once you step inside. We don't usually like to pay to look around but as this was only €3 we paid up. And so glad we did. Every room is beautiful and the...More
Monasterio de Santa Clara
2 Saints...2 Monasteries!
Santa Clara and Santa Isabel meet here, in history, on this great Monasteries, let's find out how was and why was this encounter:
Coimbra, located in the very heart of Portugal wasn't included in the original...More
Wonderful monastery without the touristy feel to it. Arrived on the day of the 500th anniversary of the canonization of queen Isabella to sainthood. Place is steeped in history. Hilly area but free parking. Admission required, but feel was very authentic. Kids-comment, courtyard was awesome...it...More
The Monastery is located on the hill on the left river’s bank and it's well worth the uphill walk.
you should enter the church to admire Saint Isabel’s silver tomb. The the church has magnificent golden altars all around.
It's a most beautiful space to...More
An absolute masterpiece in Coimbra; it is one of the many sights in Coimbra worth leaving the heart of the city to see. From the outside this doesn't look like very much, apart from the amazing views of Coimbra, but from the inside it is...More
This was a major surprise as we were wandering the river and came across the Old Santa Clara convent and on a whim decided to go in for a look. The video/film shown was very informative and set the scene for an amazing story of...More