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Jardim Botanico

Calcada Martim de Freitas, Coimbra 3000-456, Portugal
+351 239 855 233
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Beautiful Garden

We took the shuttle through the park to Coimbra University. It looked like a beautiful place to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nothing special but a good place to escape the city

As botanical gardens go this definitely needs a lot of work and has been neglected. I can imagine... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bath, United Kingdom
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Calcada Martim de Freitas, Coimbra 3000-456, Portugal
+351 239 855 233
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the shuttle through the park to Coimbra University. It looked like a beautiful place to spend some time and relax. Unfortunately we didn't have the time to do more than drive through it.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As botanical gardens go this definitely needs a lot of work and has been neglected. I can imagine in the summer it's a good place to find shade and peace and quiet but I wouldn't make a special trip to visit it. However, it just...More

Thank ChrisMay62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its free! It is a very quiet and beautiful place in the middle of the city! And It is the right place to read a book, or just lay in a seat and chill for some minutes. You also have some tables perfect for picnics....More

Thank João S
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This place is really great, a lot of wonderful species of plants and trees but it seems that is a little neglected. Good place for walk and relax.

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Went in the afternoon just for a walking. Superb. Really nice place, lots of hidden spots to have a good reading or just talking and taking photos. Recommended!

Thank Fuensanta O
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I like free entry botanical gardens (like the one in Geneva). This was free, but with a lot of areas closed and thus not so many things to see. So you can enjoy quiet rest in the shades, but that's about all.

Thank Kamil A
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

If you want to rest after you visited the university then the botanical gardens are perfect. The quiet benches in the shade between all the trees and flowers are the perfect spot to have a little rest.

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 21 August 2017

You really must visit this botanic garden when you are in Coimbra, An oasis of nature and quiet. So nice on a hot day after climbing all the way up to the university :)

Thank Ellen559
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Get there as early as possible to avoid crowds. The library is a wonderful Harry Potter kind of experience with beautiful stories of how the books are preserved. The grounds of the university are immense and you can follow up with a walk in the...More

Thank Judepettitt
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The perfect place to escape from the summer heat. Shady, well layed out, with easy walking paths. Lots of interesting plants.

Thank Zuevy
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