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Jardim Botanico

Calcada Martim de Freitas, Coimbra 3000-456, Portugal
+351 239 855 233
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Very nice and clean garden

If you want to rest after you visited the university then the botanical gardens are perfect. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Thomas D
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The most beautiful garden!

You really must visit this botanic garden when you are in Coimbra, An oasis of nature and quiet. So... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ellen559
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Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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  • Average16%
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Calcada Martim de Freitas, Coimbra 3000-456, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

...Although the whole of Coimbra is also quite calm, but indeed a welcome respite from the high temperatures.

Thank Jethro672
Reviewed 9 August 2017

There were a few very old and very large trees here, and a rather varied group of plantings, and vey nice landscape architecture. It was quite pleasant outdoors walking around even at midday.

Thank JsCcB
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We visited the Botanical Garden a bit by accident, since it is not really mentioned as 'worth visiting'. You can see this is a place with an historical past, but today it needs an 'update'.

1  Thank AnnKeSt
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We had a nice walk in the garden. It's pretty huge, but worth seeing. We liked the bamboo forest especially.

Thank Orsi P
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

the garden is huge, free to enter, has a fountain area and several lily pods,koi fish ponds. great place to relax or sit down and take a break. right outside are the aqueducts and of you go up the hill, you will find the university...More

Thank Frances E
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

The Jardim Botanico was a beautiful garden. It many different trees 🌲, flowers 🌸 🌹🌺🌼💐, and other plant life 🌵🌳🌴🎍🌾. It was nice place to slow down time and take a calming stroll through the garden. So if you have time in Coimbra it's a...More

Thank Kayla K
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