Coimbra is the former capital of Portugal. Today the city is not as famous as Lisbon, but it will be very interesting to visit it. Coimbra is often called the university city, here is the largest university in Portugal.
The campus is the main sight of the city. Students wear black robes, as in old educational institutions in Europe. There are many historical monuments on the territory of the university, which you can examine on excursions with a personal English-speaking guide.
It is worth to see the famous Joanine library with a royal interior, the St. Miguel chapel, decorated no less luxuriously, visit the Science Museum and the Botanical Garden.
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