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Jardim Botanico

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

The gardens were beautiful with plenty of shaded seating. Everything seemed pretty well maintained... read more

Reviewed yesterday
HappyTravelerCathie
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Pocola, Oklahoma
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Gorgeous structure

I loved the underlying structure of this garden and the magnificent old trees. It needs some... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Linda S
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Calcada Martim de Freitas, Coimbra 3000-456, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The gardens were beautiful with plenty of shaded seating. Everything seemed pretty well maintained. We had hoped to enjoy the obstacle course in the air garden but could not find it. We asked about it and was told it is closed despite the web site...More

Thank HappyTravelerCathie
Reviewed 3 days ago

I loved the underlying structure of this garden and the magnificent old trees. It needs some renovation, but the gates and fountains are beautiful. Many sections are closed to the public.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will enjoy walking here It is located in a walking distance from the university and other historical site seeing place

Thank Mohammed_Liswi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

well laid out gardens, still a working part of the University, access limited to main areas so not as extensive as I thought but worth a walk through.

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located directly by the roman aqueduct this garden is great for a leisurely stroll or to sit quietly with a good book. There are many benches to linger on near the giant fountain. All the grand trees are marked with type and there are many...More

Thank epique
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Towards the river, the Botanical Gardens - Portugal's largest - host an amazing collection of plants, collected from all parts of Portugal's far flung empire. Tranquil and beautiful, it is one not to be missed

Thank Douglas552
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was not worth the effort of all the steps. Mostly closed off to the public and does not look like a proper botanical garden at all. Very disappointing!

Thank kaapie62
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Most parts of the garden were closed when we were visiting and so there wasn't really anything interesting. We just had a walk and that's it. I'm sure when it's refurbished and all the interesting bits are reopened, it'll be much better.

Thank Zuzanna W
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A lot of the garden was run down and closed off for walking. The glass conservatory looked like it had not been open for many years. Like the rest of Coimbra, it was not in the best of shape. The city needs to do something...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

The botanical gardens are worth a visit if you are looking for a quiet, pleasant environment filled with beautiful plants and the sounds of birds. The garden is part of the university and is impressive in the heroic splendor of the design of the environment...More

Thank Roy F
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