Fashion and accessories and Manga (Coimbra) (**)

Fashion and accessories and Manga (Coimbra) (**)

Manga Garden is a unique monument in Portugal, symbolizing the source of eternal life, with God to spread his word through the world. The words are symbolized by water-Source of Life. It is one of the most beautiful Fons … (Read more)

About Tower of Santa Cruz (Coimbra) (**) (Demolished)

About Tower of Santa Cruz (Coimbra) (**) (Demolished)

Coimbra is a city that saw throughout the twentieth century its monumental heritage be partially destroyed. The Romanesque tower of Santa Cruz is an example. The tower was part of the defensive about, which included other large towers … (Read more)

Monastery of Santa Cruz -Coimbra(***)(I)-What still exists!

Monastery of Santa Cruz -Coimbra(***)(I)-What still exists!

The Monastery of Santa Cruz, belonging to the Order of Canons Regular of St. Augustine, the Roman Catholic Church, followed an established rule from the teachings of St. Augustine philosopher. Its members are called black canons in a reference to the color … (Read more)

Machado de Castro Museum awarded the prize Piranesi / Prix de Rome

Machado de Castro Museum awarded the prize Piranesi / Prix de Rome

The reclamation project of the Museum Machado de Castro in Coimbra, designed by the Portuguese architect Gonçalo Byrne, was awarded the international prize Piranesi / Prix de Rome. The National Museum has won the ex-aequo prize the Square Renewal of Aquileia Basilica and … (Read more)

Arches of the Aqueduct of Garden-San Sebastian (Coimbra) (*)

Arches of the Aqueduct of Garden-San Sebastian (Coimbra) (*)

The Arches Garden, by stood adjacent to the Botanical Garden of Coimbra, is also known as Aqueduct S. Sebastian was built in between 1568 and 1570, on what was once a Roman aqueduct that served to fuel … (Read more)

Film on the Botanical garden and woods of Coimbra awarded in Croatia

One of my favorite places in Coimbra is the Botanical Garden and Forest. It is very fixolas to cultural and scientific tourism, think, meditate, study, read and up to date. In July a promotional tourist film “Botanical Garden … (Read more)

The University of Coimbra is a World Heritage site

Not everything is negative for lands of Lusitania homeland, because the University of Coimbra is a World Heritage site. Portugal will 15 sets, monuments or natural areas classified as World Heritage (see the list here). Do not get the player friend … (Read more)

The National Museum Machado de Castro in Coimbra will fully reopen

Not all bad news, after so many years closed for remodeling and increased exhibition space that triples, a task carried out by architect Gonçalo Byrne, HIA vai reabrir, right in the heart of Upper Coimbra, about … (Read more)

Café Santa Cruz (Coimbra) (*)-It is the most beautiful coffee Portugal?

Café Café Santa Cruz Santa Cruz which is the ancient parish church of Santa Cruz, known as the Church of St. John of the Owners or as the church of St. John of Santa Cruz, was handed to the cult years … (Read more)

Church of Coimbra Seminar (*)-Sumptuous Italian work of art….Coimbra

Church of the Seminary of Coimbra The church of the Seminary of Coimbra is a great set of baroque Italianate which houses within it a small chapel filled with wonderful works of art and has the most beautiful painted dome … (Read more)

Chapel of Saint Michael of the University of Coimbra (***)

Chapel of Saint Michael of the University of Coimbra Chapel of Saint Michael of the University of Coimbra is one of the most important buildings of the University of Coimbra whose monumental complex will soon be classified as World Heritage Site. It is in the Courtyard … (Read more)

Cloister of the Monastery of Cells (Coimbra) (**) (2ªparte)

Cloister of the Monastery of Cells (Coimbra) The facade of the Monastery of Cells is pierced by a sixteenth-century noble portal. On the right side there is a Manueline portal. The top floor is marked by seventeenth-century covered gallery and torn for nine spans … (Read more)

Cloister of the Monastery of Cells (Coimbra) (**) (1ªparte) -The Story

Cloister of the Monastery of Cells (Coimbra) (**) -Did you know ... The History of the Monastery Cells were female and belongs to the Cistercian Order, was founded, the express will of the Infante D. Sancha, daughter of D. Sancho I, Rei de Portugal? … (Read more)

Sacristy of the Church of St. Anthony of Groves (Coimbra) (*) – (2ªparte)

Sacristy of the Church of St. Anthony of Groves (Coimbra) Those who visit the church of Saint Anthony of Groves, usually gets a little disappointed because'd expect to see more beauty, but this is not always necessary displays and is looking for it, but as … (Read more)

Church of St. Anthony of Groves (Coimbra) (*)- Highlighting its sacristy (1ªparte) (*)

Church of St. Anthony of Groves (Coimbra)- With particular reference to its sacristy Did you know ... St. Anthony's church of the Groves in Coimbra was the place where Fernando transmuted in San Antonio? The church of Santo António dos Olivais … (Read more)

House of Sub-Ripas/Paço Sub-Ripas/Paço Over-Ribas (Coimbra) (*)-The most beautiful monument civil manufactory in this city

About The Palace of Shingles in Coimbra is one of the most remarkable civil buildings of the sixteenth century in Portugal. Have Manueline are few dwellings that remain in Coimbra, but this is quite remarkable. The Sub-Shingles Palace was built … (Read more)

Tower of the University of Coimbra (**)-Goat, Cuckold the Balloon and as emblems of the city

A slender Cabra, is known as the Tower of the University of Coimbra Schools located in the Palace of the yard was built between 1728 and 1733, substituting another lower, which greatly occupied the same space designed by John … (Read more)