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Universidade de Evora

Largo dos Colegiais, 2, Evora 7000, Portugal
+351 266 740 800
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Largo dos Colegiais, 2, Evora 7000, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you come here on the heels of Coimbra, you will likely be disappointed. But it is a fine old institution of higher learning with students in traditional black cloaks and lovely tiled lecture halls and classrooms.

Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This centuries-old university features amazing tiled classrooms and a beautiful vaulted library. Totally worth the walk and few euros!

Thank SFVacationer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This beautiful architectural wonder in the 2nd oldest university in Portugal. We happened to be there on graduation day so there were many students in academic gowns milling around giving the place a real sense of purpose. The buildings have beautiful colonnades where one can...More

Thank Craig L
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We arrived in Evora mid afternoon on Saturday, jet-lagged from flights from the US. We stopped by the tourist-information office and the guide there encouraged us to make sure to see the university before the end of day since it was closed on Sunday. We...More

Thank vatravelingbug
Reviewed 3 May 2017

A very pleasent surprise, beautiful old building with a rare gem of ancient classrooms. Go before 4pm to catch the library.

Thank TomRoxTT
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The tiles in each room relate to the subject matter taught in the room. It is well worth the visit but you must go in the classrooms. There is also a good photo exhibit with before and after photos of Evora.

Thank lizt117
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The university used to be free for visitors, but now they charge 3 Euros. Still it is worth a stroll to see the blue tiles throughout the halls and rooms. If you eat at the cafeteria, you can avoid the admission price.

2  Thank Blabbott
Reviewed 10 January 2017

what a beautiful place to study in! It is a must-see in the wonderful city of Evora, beautiful tiles, great buildings

Thank polinav
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely courtyard with university built around. Fantastic tiles in many of the rooms and library on first floor particularly impressive.

1  Thank sdmmb
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Our hotel told us that the Cathedral and the University were the two sites we had to visit and I would agree with them. The building was very interesting and to be able to wander around an active university whilst the student were studying is...More

2  Thank GRrandonner
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