Prisao Academica, Coimbra

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  • As well as the entire visit to the University of Coimbra, this space that sits just below the Biblioteca Joanina is no different. Here tell a little of the history of the laws of the early University. It is quite interesting in and try some of the feeling of being stuck there. For those who don't like small spaces and poor ventilation believe isn't a good ride!
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  • At the University of Coimbra, during the visit to the Biblioteca Joanina, you will pass by the prison, that really was used to punish student rebels.
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  • There are two or three prison cells which are part of the visit to the Library, they are well conserved and you would rather not have wished to pass any time inside as they are really small with no da...  more »

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Indulge in the medieval splendor of Coimbra by booking a hotel in the city's historical hilltop and hillside central area, which is home to the majority of its hotels and guesthouses. By staying right in the middle of the Old Town, you'll have medieval monasteries, Renaissance homes, and Baroque halls right at your doorstep. You'll also be within walking distance of the city's famed university complex. Alternatively, try staying in one of the center's youth hostels, which offer shared rooms, lockers, breakfast, and a comfortable bed at a fraction of the cost of an upscale hotel. These accommodations also give you a good base from which you can experience the city's student-fueled nightlife. To get away from the mainstream tourist center a bit, opt for a hotel or bed and breakfast in the quieter residential neighborhoods east of the university.
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