Torre da Universidade

Historic Building and Tower in Coimbra

Torre Da Universidade De Coimbra
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The Coimbra University Tower, which dates back to 1728, is widely recognized as an iconic landmark of the city. This towering structure, standing at a height of 34 meters, boasts an ornate exterior. It comprises of multiple levels, with the second-to-last level featuring openings that provide a glimpse of the bells within.

At the topmost storey of the tower, there is a clock embedded in the walls. Beyond this level lies a panoramic terrace, accessible via a narrow spiral staircase leading up to the upper floors.


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Visiting Torre da Universidade


9am-7.30pm Mar-Oct, 9am-1pm & 2pm-5pm Nov-Feb



Address: Torre da Universidade de Coimbra, Rua do Norte, Coimbra, Portugal
Duration: 20 minutes

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